Poetry Reading with Brent Armendinger, Julia Bloch, Maxe Crandall, and Brian Teare

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Poetry Reading with Brent Armendinger, Julia Bloch, Maxe Crandall, and Brian Teare
April 16, 2015 7:00 PM
April 16, 2015 10:00 PM
646 457 0859
March 24, 2015
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @ The Center
646 457 0859
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States


Join us for a poetry reading with Brent Armendinger, Julia Bloch, Maxe Crandall, and Brian Teare



Brent Armendinger is the author of The Ghost in Us Was Multiplying, newly released by Noemi Press, as well as two chapbooks, Undetectable and Archipelago. His work has recently appeared in Aufgabe, Bloom, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, and Web Conjunctions. Brent is a recipient of fellowships from Headlands Center for the Arts and Squaw Valley Community of Writers. He lives in Los Angeles and teaches at Pitzer College, where he is an Associate Professor of English and World Literature.

Julia Bloch grew up in Northern California and Sydney, Australia. She is the author of Letters to Kelly Clarkson, a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, and Valley Fever, both from Sidebrow Books, and the manuscript in progress Contract Method, portions of which are forthcoming in Dusie and Little Red Leaves. Other work has appeared recently in Fact-Simile, The Offending Adam and The Volta. She works as associate director of the Kelly Writers House, teaches literature and creative writing at Penn, and coedits the online journal of poetry and poetics Jacket2.

Maxe Crandall‘s chapbook “Together Men Make Paradigms” was published last summer by Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs. The play premiered at Dixon Place and was shortlisted for the Leslie Scalapino Award. A 2014 Poetry Project Emerge-Surface-Be Fellow and a 2014 Poets House Fellow, Maxe just published a dance review in Women & Performance, has a 15-page poem about Cher forthcoming in Vetch, and is writing a new poets play, BOCCACCIO ON ICE.

A former NEA Fellow, Brian Teare is the recipient of poetry fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Headlands Center for the Arts, and the American Antiquarian Society. He is the author of four critically acclaimed books—The Room Where I Was Born, Sight Map, the Lambda Award-winning Pleasure, and Companion Grasses, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award. His fifth, The Empty Form Goes All the Way to Heaven, will be out from Ahsahta in September. An Assistant Professor at Temple University, he lives in Philadelphia, where he makes books by hand for his micropress, Albion Books.