Friday, November 30, 7pm
Lynn Xu received her MFA from Brown University. She was selected by Fanny Howe to receive the 2007 SLS Fellowship to St. Petersberg, by Anne Carson for the 2006 Greg Grummer Prize, and by Lyn Heijinian for the 2004 Eisner Prize. She was also a finalist for 2007 New California Poetry Series. Her poems have appeared in The Canary, Phoebe, UDP's 6x6, Eoagh, and elsewhere. Her chapbook, JUNE, was published by Corollary Press. She likes water. Likes gold. These are not competing species so she is very happy. Here are some of her sonnets.
Joshua Edwards lives in Oaxaca, Mexico, where he is a Fulbright fellow. He co-edits The Canary and Canarium, a new press. His work has appeared recently in Practice, Vanitas, Northwest Review, and elsewhere. He loves his girlfriend and her name's Lynn Xu. Here are his poems in Coconut.
Brian Waniewski was educated at the College of William and Mary, the Technische Universitaet Berlin and The University of Iowa. He has posed as a garden designer in Africa, a food consultant in Europe, a futurist in New York and an academic in rural Virginia, where he built by hand a timber-frame cabin in the woods. He has written poems for many years and is currently at work on a novel, which chronicles the religious conversion of a young egoist.