Saturday, May 7, 2011

May 11: Danny's Reading Series

Wednesday, May 11th

7:30PM sharp

Readings by

Noah Eli Gordon

Sommer Browning

Joseph Lease

The Danny’s Reading Series

at Danny’s Tavern

1951 W. Dickens

(near the intersection of Armitage & Damen)

21+ so please bring ID

Noah Eli Gordon is the author of six books, including The Source (Futurepoem, 2011), and Novel Pictorial Noise (Harper Perennial, 2007), which was selected by John Ashbery for the National Poetry Series. He writes a column on chapbooks for Rain Taxi: Review of Books and teaches at the University of Colorado Denver.

Sommer Browning writes poems, draws comics and tells jokes. She is the author of three chapbooks, most recently THE BOWLING (Greying Ghost, 2010) with Brandon Shimoda. Her poems and drawings have appeared in The New York Quarterly, Typo, Octopus, past simple, Free Verse, The Stranger and other places. With Julia Cohen she curates The Bad Shadow Affair, a reading series in Denver. Learn more about her new book Either Way I'm Celebrating (Birds, LCC).

Joseph Lease’s critically acclaimed books of poetry include Testify, Broken World and Human Rights. His work has been featured on npr and published in The AGNI 30th Anniversary Poetry Anthology, VQR, Bay Poetics, and Paris Review, among others. The title poem from Broken World appeared in The Best American Poetry, edited by Robert Creeley and David Lehman. Originally from Chicago, Lease lives in the Bay area and chairs the mfa Program in Writing at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.