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Third Man Books @ City Lights : Destruction of Man by Abraham Smith and The Terraformers by Dan Hoy

June 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0

Third Man Books @ City Lights
celebrating new books by Dan Hoy and Abraham Smith


Destruction of Man

by Abraham Smith


The Terraformers

by Dan Hoy


about Abraham Smith:

Abraham Smith is the author of four poetry collections: Ashagalomancy (Action Books, 2015); Only Jesus Could Icefish in Summer (Action Books, 2014); Hank (Action Books, 2010); and Whim Man Mammon (Action Books, 2007). In 2015, he released Hick Poetics (Lost Roads Press), a co-edited anthology of contemporary rural American poetry and related essays. His creative work has been recognized with fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, and the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Presently, he is at work upon a poetry manuscript about cranes–birds whose song and stature electrify him. Destruction of Man, his book-length poem about farming, is forthcoming in 2018 from Third Man Books.


about The Terraformers:

The second title in Third Man Books “C” chapbook series, Dan Hoy’s latest collection of poetry chronicles the last days of an expedition stranded on a desolate planet and beset by depression, sabotage and failing equipment. In The Terraformers, human life is mediated by domes and pressure suits, and the history of human beings is buried in ecocide, oppression and longing for the infinite, even if (or because) “the infinite / is death for us.”


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June 7, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
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261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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