Please join us on Friday, June 6 @ 7:30 p.m. for a collaboration with Futurepoem, featuring
David Buuck, Samantha Giles,
Frances Richard and Ronaldo Wilson
Admission is FREE.
Beverages and snacks will be served.
+ Come early for food trucks on the Studio One Lawn, presented by Bites Off Broadway
And special thanks to our emcee, Robert Andrew Perez!
We look forward to seeing you on June 6!
Futurepoem is a New York City based publishing collaborative that focuses on innovative literature. We just published our 20th book. Our books are available through Small Press Distribution in Berkeley and we just launched a press subscription program this year. Please visit us at www.futurepoem.com to learn more.
David Buuck is a writer who lives in Oakland, CA. He is the founder of BARGE, the Bay Area Research Group in Enviro-aesthetics, and co-founder and editor of Tripwire, a journal of poetics. An Army of Lovers, co-written with Juliana Spahr, is just out from City Lights, and SITE CITE CITY will be published by Futurepoem in 2014.
Samantha Giles grew up in an industrial section of Santa Monica, California and currently lives in the flatlands of Oakland, CA. She is the author of hurdis addo (Displaced Press, 2011) and deadfalls and snares (Futurepoem, 2014). Since 2009, she has been the Director of Small Press Traffic.
Frances Richard is the author of Anarch. (Futurepoem, 2012), The Phonemes (Les Figues Press, 2012) and See Through (Four Way Books, 2003). 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). Currently she teaches at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
Ronaldo V. Wilson, PhD is the author of Narrative of the Life of the Brown Boy and the White Man (University of Pittsburgh, 2008), winner of the 2007 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, and (Futurepoem Books, 2009), winner of the Thom Gunn Award and the Asian American Literary Award in Poetry in 2010. Co-founder of the Black Took Collective, Wilson is also an Assistant Professor of Poetry, Fiction and Literature in the Literature Department of the University of California, Santa Cruz. His latest books: is forthcoming from Counterpath Press and Lucy 72 will be released by 1913 Press. He was a 2013 Artist in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts, and the 2014 Artist in Residence at the Center for Art and Thought (CA+T).