Please join us on Friday, November 3rd,
at 7:30 pm for a reading celebrating
In the Shape of a Human Body I am Visiting the Earth,
featuring Jesse Nathan, Ilya Kaminsky,
Alissa Valles & Dominic Luxford!
Event is FREE.
Lagunitas beer, wine and snacks will be served.
Studio One Art Center
365 45th Street | Oakland, CA, 94609
Jesse Nathan's poems have appeared in jubilat, the American Poetry Review, Boston Review, the Nation, and elsewhere. He's co-founding editor of the McSweeney's Poetry Series and is nearly finished with a PhD in Poetry & Poetics from Stanford. Nathan lives in San Francisco.
Ilya Kaminsky is the author of Dancing In Odessa (Tupelo Press) and Deaf Republic (forthcoming from Graywolf Press), he is also the co-editor of Ecco Anthology of International Poetry (Harper Collins) and co-translator of Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva (Alice James Books). He lives in San Diego.
Alissa Valles is the author of the poetry books Orphan Fire (2008) and Anastylosis (Whitechapel Art Gallery, 2014), and the editor and co-translator of Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert's Collected Poems (2007; NY Times Notable Book) and Collected Prose (2010). Our Life Grows: Poems of Ryszard Krynicki, edited and translated by Valles, is forthcoming from NYRB Poets in November 2017. Her writing has recently appeared in Bomb, BRICK, PEN America and elsewhere. She is on the Editorial Board of the Akron Series in Contemporary Poetics.
Dominic Luxford’s scholarship, journalism and reviews have appeared in The Emily Dickinson Journal, The Economist, the Believer, and McSweeney’s. Luxford edited The McSweeney’s Book of Poets Picking Poets, is the founding poetry editor of the Believer magazine, and is a co-founding editor of the McSweeney’s Poetry Series. He lives in San Francisco.