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Poets Michael Gottlieb, Brian Ang, Sara Larsen, and James Sherry

January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST


Michael Gottlieb is the author of twenty books, most recently Mostly Clearing, from Roof Books, published in November 2019. Other recent titles include What We Do: Essays for Poets, I Had Every Intention, Dear All, and Memoir and Essay, an account of NYC in the 70s and the early days of the Language school. To mark its publication, selections from Mostly Clearing were staged at the Poetry Project at St. Marks in New York in November. Other work of his which has been adapted for the stage include We Will Never Speak of This Again and The Dust, his 9/11 poem, which was also produced at the Poetry Project, on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. He works in tech and divides his time between New York and Connecticut.

Brian Ang’s current poetic project is The Totality Cantos, for Atelos. Editor: ARMED CELL (2011-17). Radio: A Thousand Records on KALX.

Sara Larsen is a poet and writer living in Oakland, CA. Her newest book is a polyvocal exploration of punk and poetics, The Riot Grrrl Thing (Roof, 2019). Previous books include Merry Hell (Atelos, 2016), and All Revolutions Will Be Fabulous (Printing Press, 2014). She is also the author of several chapbooks including Our Ladies, Riot Cops En Route To Troy, The Hallucinated, among others.

James Sherry is the author of 13 books of poetry and prose, most recently The Oligarch (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017) and the poetry book Entangled Bank (Victoria, TX: Chax Press, 2016). Since 1976, he has edited Roof Books and Roof Magazine, publishing more than 150 titles of seminal works of language writing, flarf, conceptual poetry, new narrative, and environmental poetry. He started The Segue Foundation, Inc. in 1977, producing over 10,000 events of poetry and other arts in New York City. Tonight, he’ll read from his new manuscript, Selfie: Ecology & Individuals, forthcoming from Palgrave this year.


January 30, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
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