[Local events] FWD: Sat. 1/24, Allison Cobb & Craig Santos Perez
passages at rdrop.com
Sun Jan 18 02:47:10 PST 2009
Allison Cobb & Craig Santos Perez
Saturday, January 24
Clinton Corner Café
2633 SE 21st Avenue (@ Clinton)
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
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Passages-events