[Local events] FWD: Sat. 1/24, Allison Cobb & Craig Santos Perez

David Abel passages at rdrop.com
Sun Jan 18 02:47:10 PST 2009


from Tangent:


Allison Cobb & Craig Santos Perez

Saturday, January 24
7:00 pm

Clinton Corner Café
2633 SE 21st Avenue (@ Clinton)

<http://www.thetangentpress.org/readings.html>
The Tangent Reading Series hosts Craig Santos Perez in his debut reading 
in Portland, and Allison Cobb in her debut reading as a Portlander.

Feel free to come early and have dinner at the Clinton, or spend time 
with the poets afterwards.


ALLISON COBB is the author of /Born2 /(Chax Press, 2004), a poetic 
meditation on her hometown of Los Alamos, New Mexico. She is currently 
at work on /Green-Wood/, a long piece about the 500-acre Victorian 
cemetery across the street from her home in Brooklyn, New York. She 
moved from Brooklyn to Portland this January.

CRAIG SANTOS PEREZ, a native Chamoru from the Pacific Island of Guahan 
(Guam), is a co-founder of Achiote Press and author of /from 
unincorporated territory/ (Tinfish, 2008). His poetry, essays, reviews, 
and translations have appeared in /New American Writing, Pleiades, The 
Denver Quarterly, The Colorado Review,/ and /ZYZZYVA/, among others. 
Perez recently appeared before the United Nations to give testimony on 
the condition of native peoples in Guam. He holds an MFA in poetry from 
the University of San Francisco, and is currently working toward a 
doctorate in Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley.


UPCOMING TANGENT READINGS

Saturday, February 28: Alli Warren, Brandon Brown & Tom Fisher


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