10/27 (Saturday): Stephen Collis, Monica Peck, Frank Sherlock

It's that time again!

Multifarious Array is proud to present Vancouver-based poet and activist, Stephen Collis, who is celebrating the NYC release of his book, Dispatches From the Occupation (Talon Books, 2012).

And he is joined by Monica Peck and Frank Sherlock, coming all the way from Oakland and Philly respectively.

Note: this reading is on a Saturday, not Friday as usual.

Be there!


The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

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Stephen Collis is the author of five books of poetry, including the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize winning On the Material (Talonbooks 2010) and three parts of the on-going “Barricades Project”: Anarchive (New Star 2005), The Commons (Talonbooks 2008), and the forthcoming To the Barricades (2013). An activist and social critic, his writing on the Occupy movement is collected in Dispatches from the Occupation (Talonbooks 2012). He teaches contemporary poetry and poetics at Simon Fraser University, where he was a 2011/12 Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellow.

Monica Peck is a writer and visual artist. A 2011 San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant recipient, Peck's work has appeared in Poetic Labor Project, EAOGH, Five Fingers Review, Pressed Wafer, First Intensity, The Walrus, Fact-Simile, and With+Stand; chapbooks Flesh of Fire, Bug, While You Were Watching, and Bower to Bower; galleries The Tornado, Bocana, and Krowswork. Peck co-curates readings at Canessa Park Gallery, is a member of g.e. collective, and edits Ragtag Magazine and Queer City. Peck lives in San Francisco.

Frank Sherlock is a recipient of the Equinox Chapbook Award, selected for publication by Fact-Simile Press in 2012. He is the author of Over Here, The City Real & Imagined (w/ CAConrad), and a collaboration with Brett Evans entitled Ready-to-Eat Individual. New poems recently appeared in Aufgabe, Bright Pink Mosquito and Rethinking Marxism.

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