Please join us on Friday, December 2nd @ 7:30 pm
for a reading featuring Robert Andrew Perez, Matthew Siegel
and Peter Burghardt, plus art by Peg Videtta!
Event is FREE.
Lagunitas beer, wine and snacks will be served.
Studio One Art Center
365 45th Street | Oakland, CA | 94609
here's a map.
+ gratitude & love to our sponsors:
Looking forward to seeing you on Dec. 2nd!
Robert Andrew Perez lives in Berkeley and is an associate editor & book designer for speCt! in Oakland, where he also curates readings. He is an alum of the Lambda Literary fellowship & a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award for poetry. His poetry has appeared in print & online in publications such as DIAGRAM, The Awl, The Laurel Review & The Cortland Review, and has forthcoming work in Vinyl. His first collection, the field, was published with Omnidawn in their pocket book series. He is currently writing a movie about a divorce and wine tasting; it's a comedy. More at robertandrewperez.com.
Matthew Siegel is the author of Blood Work (University of Wisconsin/CBe) which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for best first collection. His poems and essays have appeared in The Guardian, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Ninth Letter, The Rumpus and elsewhere. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford, he teaches literature and writing at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Peter Burghardt lives in Oakland, California, where he co-publishes speCt! books, and edits OAR, a print journal of poetry and prose. His recent work has appeared in such publications as the Offending Adam, Tammy, The Laurel Review, and White Stag. His chapbook, Cosmic American Music, is forthcoming from Old Gold.
Peg Videtta brings her experience of dance, yoga, and physics into making figurative sculpture. Her work explores the energetic components of the body, especially while in movement.