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ZYZZYVA’s Art Issue Celebration
May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hosted by ZYZZYVA Managing Editor Oscar Villalon
with Cate Lycurgus, Dean Rader, Jordan Kantor, Rusty Morrison, and Mira Rosenthal
ZYZZYVA’s newest issue features fiction, nonfiction, and poetry on the theme of art. Come celebrate the release of this stunning issue with an event featuring readings by five of its contributors. Hosted by ZYZZYVA Managing Editor Oscar Villalon.
Cate Lycurgus is the Interviews Editor at 32 Poems and is an instructor at San Jose State University. Her work has appeared in many publications, including Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, and Tin House.
Dean Rader is the co-editor of Bullets into Bells: Poets and Citizens Respond to Gun Violence (Beacon Press), and also writes about poetry and visual culture for a variety of publications. He is a professor at The University of San Francisco.
Jordan Kantor writes on a wide range of contemporary art subjects, and holds a professorship at California College of the Arts, where he teaches artistic practice and theory and currently serves as Chair of the Painting/Drawing Program.
Rusty Morrison is the co-publisher of Omnidawn. Her most recent book is Beyond the Chainlink (Asahta Press).
Mira Rosenthal’s most recent book is The Local World (Kent State University Press). She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Cal Poly.
ZYZZYVA publishes the best prose, poetry, and visual art produced by West Coast writers and artists—along with the occasional piece from east of California. Since 1985, they’ve published such writers as Sherman Alexie, Raymond Carver, Aimee Bender, Po Bronson, F.X. Toole, Haruki Murakami, Richard Rodriguez, and Daniel Handler; poets such as Kay Ryan, Adrienne Rich, Matthew Zapruder, Czeslaw Milosz, W.S. Di Piero, and Francisco X. Alarcon, and have featured work from such artists as Ed Ruscha, Sandow Birk, Laurie Anderson, Richard Diebenkorn, and Wayne Thiebaud. Visit: www.zyzzyva.org