Rod Smith is the author of In Memory of My Theories (O Books), Protective Immediacy (Roof), New Mannerist Tricycle with Lisa Jarnot and Bill Luoma (Beautiful Swimmer), Music or Honesty (Roof), and Deed (forthcoming from University of Iowa). With Peter Baker and Kaplan Harris he is editing the Selected Letters of Robert Creeley.
Dana Ward is the author of New Couriers (Dusie 2006), I Didn't Build This Machine (Boog Literature, 2004) & The Imaginary Lives of My Neighbors (Duration, 2003). Recent poems have appeared in Mirage #4/Periodical, string of small machines, Small Town, & other places. He lives in Cincinnati & edits Cy Press.
Letterpress Broadsides of the poets (made in collaboration with printmaker Val Lucas of Pyramid Atlantic) will be available at the reading.