Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Poetry and Ghosts Oh My!! October Events

Saturday, October 24th 4:00 pm
Glass Table Poetry Collective

Karen Kevorkian has published poems in White Stucco Black Wing (Red Hen Press), and poetry and fiction in journals such as Shenandoah, VOLT, Witness, and in the Antioch, Hayden’s Ferry, Los Angeles, Mississippi, Massachusetts, and Virginia Quarterly reviews. Formerly teaching at the University of Virginia, she teaches teaches creative writing at UCLA. She has worked as an editor of museum books.

Katharine Haake’s newest book is The Origin of Stars and Other Stories. Other recent work includes a novel, That Water, Those Rocks, a story collection, The Height and Depth of Everything, and What Our Speech Disrupts: Feminism and Creative Writing Studies. A recipient of Artist’s Grant from the City of Los Angeles, she teaches at California State University, Northridge.

Chuck Rosenthal is the author of seven novels and a memoir, as well as his ninth book, Are We Not There Yet?: Travels in Nepal, North India and Bhutan. He teaches creative narrative writing and narrative theory in the Syntext Program at Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles. He is a founding member of The Glass Table Artists’ Collective and What Books. He lives in Topanga Canyon, California.

Gail Wronsky is the author, coauthor, or translator of nine books of poetry and prose, including Dying for Beauty (Copper Canyon Press), Blue Shadow Behind Everything Dazzling (Hollyridge Press), and Volando Bajito (translated poetry of Alicia Partnoy, Red Hen Press). She is the Director of Creative Writing and Syntext (Synthesizing Textualities) at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Molly Bendall is the author four collections of poetry, After Estrangement, Dark Summer,
Ariadne’s Island and most recently, Under the Quick from Parlor Press. She also has a co-authored with the poet Gail Wronsky Bling & Fringe. Her poems have appeared in the anthologies: American Hybrid: The Norton Anthology of the New Poem, American Poetry: The Next Generation, and The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative Poetry. She teaches at USC.

October 31st. 4:00 pm
Author Sue Ann Jaffarian
Signs and discusses-Ghost A' La Mode, her new Paranormal mystery