Monday, January 25, 2016

Friday, February 5 @ 7:30 pm, featuring the YesYes Books Tour!

Please join us on Friday, Febraury 5 @ 7:30 as we host
the YesYes Books tour, featuring: Aricka Foreman, Jay Deshpande, Taryn Schwilling and Phillip B. Williams!

The event is FREE.

Wine, Lagunitas, water and snacks will be served.

Studio One Art Center
365 45th Street | Oakland | 94609

Here's a map.

Many thanks to our sponsors:
Aricka Foreman is the author of Dream with a Glass Chamber, a Vinyl 45 released by YesYes Books in 2016. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Drunken Boat, Torch Poetry: A Journal for African American Women, Minnesota Review, Union Station Magazine, Vinyl Poetry, RHINO, shufPoetry, Day One, and Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (Viking Penguin), among others.  She has received fellowships from Cave Canem and the Callaloo Writers Workshop, and is the Enumerate Editor for The Offing.

Jay Deshpande is the author of Love the Stranger (YesYes Books, 2015). His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Sixth Finch, Atlas Review, Handsome, Spork, Prelude, and elsewhere. Essays and reviews have been published in Slate, The New Republic, The Millions, and Publishers Weekly. He holds degrees from Harvard and Columbia and has taught in Egypt, France, and the United States. Born in Austin, Texas, he now lives in Brooklyn.

Taryn Schwilling is the author of The Anatomist (YesYes Books, 2015). She is a PhD candidate at the University of Denver, a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the recipient of a Fulbright grant to Cambodia. She recently returned from a year-long lectureship in Iraq. Her work has appeared in FENCE, Colorado Review, Anti-, Tupelo Quarterly, The Volta, Pinwheel and elsewhere.

Phillip B. Williams is the author of the book of poems Thief in the Interior (Alice James Books, 2016). He is a recipient of the 2013 Ruth Lilly Fellowship and is the Coeditor In Chief of the online journal Vinyl. Phillip is the 2015-2017 Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry at Emory University.