The Multifarious Array is back. In fact, we were always here. Waiting for you.
We will be celebrating the start of new things this April. To begin, join us on 4/1 for a knockout reading to celebrate the new! Featuring:
PAUL FOSTER JOHNSON
with special guest host, poet and scholar Thom Donovan
Readings start at 7 p.m. and as always, are at Pete’s Candy Store. Bios and pics below.
Let your friends know you will be there: Facebook event page.
See you there!
Rob Halpern is the author of several books of poetry, including Rumored Place (Krupskaya) and Disaster Suites (Palm Press 2009). He’s also the co-author of the book-length poem Snow Sensitive Skin (together with Taylor Brady, Atticus / Finch Books 2007), which is currently being reissued in an expanded edition by Displaced Press. A new book of poems, Music for Porn, is forthcoming (Nightboat Books 2011). His essays appear in a range of journals and anthologies, including Biting the Error: Writers Explore Narrative, Modernist Cultures, ON: Contemporary Practice, and Journal of Narrative Theory. His work on Georges Perec, including translations of Perec’s early essays on aesthetics and politics, can be found in Chicago Review and Review of Contemporary Fiction. A founding member of the Nonsite Collective, he lives in San Francisco and Ypsilanti, where he teaches at Eastern Michigan University.
Julia Bloch lives in Philadelphia, where she cocurates the Emergency reading series, works as coeditor of Jacket2, and is completing a Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. Recent poetry appears in P-Queue, Aufgabe, and Peacock Online Review; her book Letters to Kelly Clarkson is forthcoming this year from Sidebrow Books.
Paul Foster Johnson’s first collection of poetry, Refrains/Unworkings, was published by Apostrophe Books, and his second, Study in Pavilions and Safe Rooms, will be published by Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs. With E. Tracy Grinnell, he is the author of the g-o-n-g press chapbook Quadriga. His poems have appeared in The Awl, Cannot Exist, GAM, EOAGH, Fence, and Octopus. From 2003 to 2006, he curated the Experiments and Disorders reading series at Dixon Place. He is an editor at Litmus Press and lives in New York.