Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Myopic Books Poetry Series

Sunday, Feb 7
Myopic Bookstore
1564 N. Milwaukee Avenue, 2nd Floor

Allyssa Wolf & Philip Jenks

Allyssa WOLF is the author of Vaudeville (Seismicity Editions, 2006), Sister (Cannibal Books, forthcoming), and a short tract called Night Fast (2009). She is the recipient of a Gertrude Stein Award For Innovative Writing, and her work was included in the 2001 Venice Biennale.

Philip JENKS teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His poems have appeared in Chicago Review, Typo, Fence, Cultural Society, Canarium, LVNG, and elsewhere. Flood Editions published his first volume of poems in 2002, On the Cave You Live In and a second volume of poems, My First Painting will be ‘The Accuser’ was published by Zephyr Press (2005). He also published two chapbooks – The Elms Left Elm Street (Plane Bukt, 1994) and How Many of You Are You? (Dusie, 2006). He collaborates with Simone Muench, publishing Little Visceral Carnival (Cinemateque Press, 2009) and with Sasha Miljevic, publishing Distance, an ekphrastic hybrid of prose and poetry (Dutch Art Institute, 2009). He recently completed his third manuscript, Colony Collapse.

THE MYOPIC POETRY SERIES — a weekly series of readings and occasional poets' talks
Contact curator Larry Sawyer for booking information and requests.
E-mail: larrysawyerpoet@yahoo.com

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