Thursday, June 17, 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Join us at the Rogue Buddha Gallery (357 13th Ave. Northeast) from 7-9 for poetry, conversation, and a celebration of Pocket Lab's first birthday. This little reading series is growing up...


Stephanie Anderson is the author of the chapbooks In the Particular Particular (New Michigan Press), The Choral Mimeographs (dancing girl press), The Nightyard (forthcoming, Noemi Press), and A Spot A Scheme (forthcoming, Cinematheque Press). She edits Projective Industries and lives in Chicago. Read her poems, "Following the Slideshow, I Let the Starling" and "In the Fall the Threshers Came," here.

BJ Love is the author of Michigander (Greying Ghost) and the forthcoming We are Two Bastards (Indivia). Additionally, he is an MFA candidate in the Writer's Workshop at Iowa. Read his poem, "Of birds, binoculars & grade school anatomy," here.

Matt Mauch grew up in small Midwestern towns between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, in the snow and wind-chill belt. He is the author of Prayer Book (forthcoming from Lowbrow Press) and the chapbook The Book of Modern Prayer (Palimpsest Press). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in DIAGRAM, The Journal, Willow Springs, The Squaw Valley Review, The Los Angeles Review, Sonora Review, and elsewhere. The editor of Poetry City, USA, Volume 1 (forthcoming from Lowbrow Press), Mauch teaches writing and literature in the AFA program at Normandale Community College, and also coordinates the reading series there. Read his poem, "Lesser Gods," here.

Anh-Hoa Thi Nguyen received her MFA in Creative Writing at Mills College where she was awarded the Mary Merrit Henry Prize in Poetry and the Ardella Mills Literary Composition Prize in Creative Non-Fiction. Her work has been published in several journals and anthologies and she has performed at numerous venues including Kearny Street Workshop’s APAture 8 & 9, San Francisco’s Litcrawl and Writers with Drinks. In addition to writing, Anh-Hoa is the founder of Pomelo Press, and creates self-published and hand bound artists books and is a photographer, printmaker and performer. Read her poem, "Breath of Wonder," here.

Lucas Pingel received his MFA from the University of Minnesota in 2009. He has published two chapbooks, most recently, All Types of Breath Included from Further Adventures Press. His poetry has also appeared or is forthcoming from The North American Review, Cant, Ellipsis, and The William and Mary Review. Read excerpts from his chapbook, The Storm That Killed the Tree, here.