Monday, May 22, 2006

Artifact: 5.27.06 : Benham : Burger : Cole


Saturday, May 27th
7:30pm (reading starts at 8pm!)
$3 donation

2921 Folsom St.
Apt. B
Betw. 25th & 26th Streets

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Come one, come all
as we're taking a short summer break!

Norma Cole is a poet, painter and translator. Among her books are Collective Memory, At All, and Spinoza in Her Youth. Current translation work includes Danielle Collobert’s Journals, Fouad Gabriel Naffah’s The Spirit God and the Properties of Nitrogen and Crosscut Universe: Writing on Writing from France. Cole has been the recipient of a Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Award, Gertrude Stein Awards, the Fund for Poetry, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. A Canadian by birth, Cole migrated via France to San Francisco where she has lived since 1977.

Mary Burger is the author of Sonny (Leon Works, 2005) and the co-editor of Biting the Error: Writers Explore Narrative, a collection of critical essays on experimental fiction (Coach House Books, 2004). She edits Second Story Books, featuring works by innovative narrative writers. An Apparent Event: A Second Story Books Anthology has just been published.

Melissa R. Benham is the author of codeswitching (Subday Press, 2003) and is hard at work on a new manuscript, repronounceable. Currently, she curates the Artifact Reading Series and is the publisher/editor for Artifact Press. Her work has appeared in 3rd Bed, el pobre Mouse, How2, Fourteen Hills, Shampoo, Small Town, Watching the Wheels: A Blackbird, and others.

many thanks to Brent Cunningham
for creating this lovely flyer!

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