Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Friday, January 3 @ 7:30 featuring Brenda Hillman, Frances Richard and Evelyn Reilly

Please join us at 7:30 pm on Friday, January 3 for a reading 
with Brenda Hillman, Frances Richard and Evelyn Reilly

Admission is FREE.

Beverages and snacks will be served.

Brenda Hillman has published chapbooks with Penumbra Press, a+bend press, and EmPress; she is the author of nine full-length collections from Wesleyan University Press, the most recent of which are Practical Water (2009) and Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (2013). With Patricia Dienstfrey, she edited The Grand PermissionNew Writings on Poetics and Motherhood (Wesleyan, 2003).  Hillman teaches at St. Mary’s College of California where she is the Olivia C. Filippi Professor of Poetry; she is an activist for social and environmental justice and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Frances Richard is the author of Anarch. (Futurepoem, 2012), The Phonemes (Les Figues Press, 2012) and See Through (Four Way Books, 2003), as well as the chapbooks Shaved Code (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2008) and Anarch. (Woodland Editions, 2008). She writes frequently about contemporary art and is co-author, with Jeffrey Kastner and Sina Najafi, of Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s“Fake Estates” (Cabinet Books, 2005). She has been a visiting scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and is the recipient of a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and a research grant from the Graham Foundation. Currently she teaches at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
Evelyn Reilly’s books of poetry include Apocalypso and Styrofoam, both published by Roof Books. Essays and poetry have recently appeared in Omniverse, Jacket2, the Eco-language Reader, Interim, Verse, The Arcadia Project: Postmodernism and the Pastoral, and &NOW Awards2: The Best Innovative Writing. She lives in New York City and Columbia County, New York.

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