Friday, May 5th
Modern Times Bookstore
888 Valencia St (@ 20th)
This Friday, join Beth Murray and Kristen Hanlon for a reading and
celebration of their new chapbooks from Noemi Press (Las Cruces, NM).
Kristen Hanlon (Proximity Talks) was born in northern California in 1969.
Her poems have been published in many journals, among them Colorado Review,
Crowd, Interim, and Volt. In 2000 she received the James D. Phelan Literary
Award from the San Francisco Foundation, and since 2002 she has edited
Xantippe, an annual print journal for poetry and reviews of small press and
university press books.
Beth Murray wrote The Night’s Night during 2002-2005. The chapbook by Noemi
press is an excerpt from it. Her other chapbooks include Hope Eternity Seen
on the Hip of a Rabbit, by a+bend, and My Register by Angry Dog Midget
Editions. She currently practices homeopathy for both animals and people in
the East Bay, but she will be moving to Portland in June. She is grateful to
the Bay Area poetry community for many years of support and inspiration.
Friday, May 5 will be Beth's last reading as Bay Area local. Come wave
goodbye and hello at the same time, in celebration of Noemi Press and its