Thursday, November 17, 2005

Brown & Cunningham at SPT this Friday 11.18.05

Small Press Traffic is pleased to present
Brandon Brown & Brent Cunningham
Friday, November 18, 2005 at 7:30 p.m.

Brandon Brown read brilliantly at the War & Peace party last spring and we are
very pleased to have him back for a full reading now. Brown is the author of
the unpublished books Aphorisms Ghosts, Gnomic Utterances, Metaxia, Four
Pre-Socratic Philosophers, The Bridge Book, Pool, The Laws, My Life As A
Lover, Kidnapped, 1616, and Odes, in addition to unpublished translations of
Catullus, Horace, Diogenes Laertius, and Euripides' Hippolytus. His work has
appeared in Mirage / Period(ical), Small Town, Bombay Gin, Shampoo, and
Crumpets. He co-curates Performance Writing at New Langton Arts.

Brent Cunningham joins us in celebration of his debut collection, Bird &
Forest, out this year from Ugly Duckling Presse in Brooklyn. Peter Gizzi
writes"the repeated 'awakenings' of Bird & Forest suggest the wonder of
conversion narrative without the ideological baggage. Engaging myriad
rhetorical 'types,' he exhausts their function to disclose the backstory of
creation, romantic love, and the curious permanence of warfare while
gorgeously demonstrating the resilience of the imagination." Since 1999
Cunningham has worked for Small Press Distribution in Berkeley.

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Unless otherwise noted, our events are presented in
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California College of the Arts
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Monday, November 14, 2005

11.12.05 Sara M. Larsen reads at Bird & Beckett Books & Records

Tuesday, 11.15.05

Friends and Students of Diane di Prima Reading Series presents:

Jenny Jo Wennlund
Todd Melicker
Sara M. Larsen

hosted by Diane di Prima
7:30 PM FREE

Bird and Beckett Books and Records
2788 Diamond (near Chenery)
(Glen Park BART Station)

Info: 415.586.3733

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

ARTIFACT: 11.12.05 7:30PM


Saturday, November 12th, 7: 30 PM

2921B Folsom Street (at 25th Street)

byob (yes, you please)

readings by

Sara M. Larsen

Laura Moriarty

Cynthia Sailers


Sara M. Larsen lives in San Francisco where she is the co-editor of the literary journal el pobre Mouse, with Kyle Kaufman, and founder of Ampersand Press & Sound. She currently studies with Diane di Prima and writes for the American Book Review. Her work has been published in 3(therefore)2, Bombay Gin, Can We Have Our Ball Back?, Combo, el pobre Mouse, One Less: Art on the Range, and Urvox.

Laura Moriarty
’s most recent book is
Self-Destruction from Post-Apollo Press. A science fiction novel, Ultravioleta, is forthcoming from Atelos. A Selected Poetry is forthcoming from Omnidawn. Depending on the breaks, A Tonalist may be out in 2006. Laura is currently teaching a class at Mills College and is the Deputy Director of Small Press Distribution.

Cynthia Sailers is the author of Lake Systems (Tougher Disguises Press), and the chapbooks Rose Lungs (atticus/finch) and A New Season (Duration Press). She co-curates The New Yipes Reading Series in Oakland, California. Her work has appeared in Bay Poetics, Involuntary Vision: After Kurosawa's Dreams, Aufgabe, and pom pom. She is currently in a Doctorate program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Reading tonight: Nov. 8th: From Sam D'Allesandro's The Wild Creatures

Tuesday, November 8, 7:30 pm

Diana Cage, Rob Halpern, Kevin Killian and Camille Roy read from
The Wild Creatures: Collected Stories of Sam D'Allesandro
published by Suspect Thoughts Books)

Cody's Stockton Street

2 Stockton Street at Market, San Francisco
Phone: 415-773-0444