[Local events] Update: Allison Cobb & Maryrose Larkin at Annie Bloom's Books, April 5th 7pm

Maryrose . maryrose at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 13:08:19 PDT 2012


*Maryrose Larkin *

*Allison Cobb*

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*read at*

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*Annie Bloom's Books<http://www.annieblooms.com/event/portland-poet-maryrose-larkin>
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*7834 SW Capitol Hwy*
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Portland,

Oregon
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*97219-2466*

*United States*

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*April 5th 7 pm*

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Portland poet Maryrose Larkin is author of *Book of Ocean* (ie press), *The
Name of this Intersection is Frost *(Shearsman Books), *Darc* (FLASH+CARD),
and* Marrowing* (airfoil). Her next book, *The Identification of Ghosts,* is
forthcoming from Chax Press. She is a member of the Spare Room Collective,
as well as a co-editor of Flash+Card press.


Maryrose is interested in  moving through the procedural into the
unknowable.


Allison Cobb <http://allisoncobb.net/> is the author of *Born2* (Chax
Press, 2004) about her hometown of Los Alamos, New Mexico, and
*Green-Wood* (Factory
School, 2010) about a famous nineteenth-century cemetery in Brooklyn, New
York. The *New York
Times<http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/04/books/review/gardening.html?pagewanted=3&_r=1&sq=allison%20cobb&st=cse&scp=1>
 *called *Green-Wood *“a gorgeous, subtle, idiosyncratic gem.”


Cobb’s work combines history, nonfiction narrative and poetry to address
issues of landscape, politics, and ecology. She was a 2009 New York
Foundation for the Arts Fellow and received a 2011 Individual Artist
Fellowship award from the Oregon Arts Commission. She works for the
Environmental
Defense Fund <http://www.edf.org/>. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
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