Friday, March 28, 8:00PM (doors open at 7:30)
Rodney Koeneke & Allison Cobb & Gary Sullivan & Jenn DePalma
@ The Black Squirrel
Rodney Koeneke is author of the poetry collections Etruria (Wave Books April 2014), Musee Mechanique (BlazeVOX, 2006), and Rouge State (Pavement Saw, 2003), winner of the Transcontinental Poetry Award, along with several chapbooks. He's also published a historical monograph, Empires of the Mind: I.A. Richards and Basic English in China, 1929-1979 (Stanford University Press, 2004). An early member of the Flarf Collective, he was involved with Poets Theater and Neo-Benshi events in the San Francisco Bay Area until 2006, when he moved to Portland, Oregon where he currently lives, writes, and teaches British and World History at Portland State University.
Allison Cobb is the author of Born2(Chax Press) and Green-Wood (Factory School). She is at work on Plastic: an autobiography. She works for Environmental Defense Fund and lives in Portland, OR.
Gary Sullivan is a poet, cartoonist and DJ. His most recent book is Everyone Has a Mouth, a collection of translations of the work of Ernst Herbeck.
Jenn DePalma lives and works in Washington DC where she co-owns Bona Terra, a garden design and installation company. She holds a BFA from the Corcoran College of Art and Design and was a founding member of their now defunct D'Steel(e) Society of Advanced Poetics. She has participated in readings with Cheryl's Gone, In Your Ear, and the GI series in Philadelphia. Her artwork has been shown with Transformer Gallery and G Fine Art. In 2007 she helped found Soussi Crew, a politically and socially radical group of artists, filmmakers, and poets primarily based in Washington DC. She is half of the performance art collaborative the YAY team. Jenn has a son, who is 1.5 years old.
The Black Squirrel 2427 18th Street NW