Jen Chang, Ed Skoog, Jason Bredle & Jorn Ake

This Friday, May 14th, 7pm

Jennifer Chang is the author of The History of Anonymity. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review and elsewhere. She has received fellowships to The MacDowell Colony, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Yaddo. She's working on her second book of poems and needs help titling it. Here she is in Blackbird and here's another poem.

Ed Skoog’s first collection of poems, Mister Skylight, was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2009. His poems have appeared in Paris Review, Poetry, American Poetry Review, and elsewhere. Here he is in Blackbird and here are some more poems.

Jason Bredle is the author of three books and four chapbooks of poetry, most recently Smiles of the Unstoppable, forthcoming from Magic Helicopter Press, and The Book of Evil, forthcoming from Dream Horse Press. He lives in Chicago. Here are some poems in Octopus and some in Diagram.

Jorn Ake is a poet and photographer. His most recent book, Boys Whistling like Canaries, won the 2008 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry and was published by EWU Press in 2009. His first collection of poems, Asleep in the Lightning Fields, won the 2001 X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize and was published by Texas Review Press. A chapbook of his work, All About the Blind Spot and Other Poems, is available from Popular Ink, and his second full-length collection, The Circle Line, was published by The Backwaters Press as an editor's choice in 2009. He lives in New York City.

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