Come celebrate the release of Lana Turner #Six on
Sunday, January 26 from 7-10 p.m.
Hosted by the journal's co-editors:
David Lau & Calvin Bedient
Admission is free.
Beverages & snacks will be served.
Brian Ang's current poetic project is The Totality Cantos, for Atelos. He edits ARMED CELL in Oakland.
Rusty Morrison's Beyond the Chainlink (Ahsahta) is just published (January 2014). After Urgency won Tupelo’s Dorset Prize, the true keeps calm biding its story won the Academy of American Poet’s James Laughlin Award, Ahsahta’s Sawtooth Prize, the N. CA Book Award, the DiCastagnola Award from PSA. Her first book, Whethering, won the Colorado Prize for Poetry. Her poems are anthologized in the Norton Postmodern American Poetry 2nd Edition, The Arcadia Project: Postmodern Pastoral, Beauty is a Verb, and elsewhere. She is co-publisher of Omnidawn.
Andrew Joron is the author of Trance Archive: New and Selected Poems (City Lights Books, 2011).
Juliana Spahr: In addition to Commune Editions, Juliana Spahr edits the book series Chain Links with Jena Osman and the collectively funded Subpress with nineteen other people. With David Buuck she wrote Army of Lovers; she has done other recent collaborative work with Stephanie Young, Joan Retallack, Claudia Rankine, Joshua Clover, and Chris Chen.
Brenda Hillman teaches at Saint Mary's College where she is Olivia C. Filippi Professor of Poetry; her most recent collection is Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire.
Geoffrey G. O'Brien is the author of 4 books of poetry, most recently People on Sunday.
Alli Warren's first book is Here Come the Warm Jets (City Lights, 2013). New work can be found in The Emerald Tablet, Elderly, and Compost.
Michael Palmer has lived in San Francisco since 1969. His most recent collections are Active Boundaries (Selected Essays and Talks) (New Directions, 2008), Madman With Broom (selected poems, with Chinese translations by Yunte Huang, Oxford University Press, 2011) and Thread (New Directions 2011). A new collaboration with the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Times Bones, will have its San Francisco premiere in April 2014. He has taught at various universities in the United States, Europe and Asia and published translations from a variety of languages, in particular French, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese.
Lauren Levin is from New Orleans and lives in Oakland. She wrote Working (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), Song (The Physiocrats), Keenan (Lame House Press) and Not Time (Boxwood Editions). She co-edits the Poetic Labor Project and Mrs. Maybe.
Joshua Clover has appeared in every issue of Lana Turner. He has collaborated on poetry, critical writing, and conferences with Chris Nealon, Chris Chen, Aaron Benanav, Annie McClanahan, Louis Schwartz, Jasper Bernes, and Juliana Spahr; with the lattermost two, he edits Commune Editions.
& the editors:
David Lau is co-editor of Lana Turner. He is the author of a recent chapbook, Bad Opposites (speCt! Books), and a collection of poems, Virgil and the Mountain Cat (UC Press, 2009). He teaches writing at Cabrillo College and UC Santa Cruz.
Calvin Bedient is the author of four books of poems, the most recent being The Multiple (Omnidawn Publishing) and Days of Unwilling (Saturnalia Books). He is co-editor of Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion.