Thursday, January 11, 2007

Artifact : 1 : 13 : 07 : Browne : Jaffe : Mellis

ARTIFACT presents...

Laynie Browne
Sara Jaffe
Miranda Mellis

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007
7:30PM, reading begins at 8PM

$5 donation goes to the readers & drinks!

2921B Folsom St. @ 25th St. SF 94110


Laynie Browne has two books forthcoming in 2007, Daily Sonnets (Counterpath Press) and The Scented Fox, which was a National Poetry Series selection chosen by Alice Notley (Wave Books). She is the author of five previous collections of poetry, most recently Drawing of a Swan Before Memory (University of Georgia Press, 2005), and also a novel, Acts of Levitation (Spuytenduyvil, 2002). She has curated reading series and taught poetry-in-the-schools and Creative Writing in NYC, Seattle and Oakland. She is currently guest editing "Mem," a journal of poetry by women mothering young children.

Sara Jaffe is a writer and musician currently living in Western Massachusetts, though San Francisco is still lodged deep in her head and heart. She is former guitarist for dance-damaged band Erase Errata and proprietor of Inconvenient Press and Recordings, a DIY purveyor of printed and musical matter. Her writing has appeared in Encyclopedia, Tantalum, Instant City, and Fort Necessity.

Miranda Mellis is the author of The Revisionist (Calamari Press, 2007) and Restless (BeeHive,, 2003). Recent stories and reviews can be found in Post Road, Denver Quarterly, Fence, American Book Review and The Believer. She is a founding editor at The Encyclopedia Project and teaches writing at California College of Arts. Once an aerialist in the tiniest circus in the world, The Turnbuckles, she toured with Sister Spit in 1998.

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