Sunday, September 25, 2011

Friday, October 7th with Heather Christle, Brandon Downing and Daniel Tiffany

Brandon Downing is a writer and visual artist originally from California. His books of poetry include The Shirt Weapon (Germ Monographs, 2002) and Dark Brandon (Faux Press, 2005), while a monograph of his literary collages from1996-2008, Lake Antiquity, was released by Fence Books in late 2009. A long poem, AT ME, will be released by Octopus Books this Fall, while his next collection, Mellow Actions, will be published by Fence in 2012. In 2007 he released a feature-length collection of collaged digital shorts, Dark Brandon: Eternal Classics, with a 2nd volume forthcoming next year. You can see some at, along with his photographic and other work at

Heather Christle is the author of The Trees The Trees (Octopus Books, 2011), The Difficult Farm (Octopus Books, 2009), and a chapbook, The Seaside! (Minutes Books, 2010). Wesleyan University Press will be publishing her third full-length poetry collection, What Is Amazing, in the spring of 2012. Her poems have appeared widely in publications including The Believer, Boston Review, Gulf Coast, and The New Yorker. She has taught at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and at Emory University, where she was the 2009-2011 Creative Writing Fellow. She is the Web Editor for jubilat and frequently a writer in residence at the Juniper Summer Writing Institute. A native of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, she lives in Western Massachusetts.

Daniel Tiffany has published three books of poetry and three books of literary criticism. A fourth book of poetry will be published in 2013 by Omnidawn Books. His poems have appeared in Tin House, Paris Review, Fence, Boston Review, jubilat, and New American Writing. He is presently writing a book about kitsch and poetry, which allows him to spend time reading pet epitaphs, fake Scottish ballads, and gothic melodramas. He lives near the beach in Venice, California.

7:00 pm doors
7:30 pm poems
entry by donation
parking in rear

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