Tuesday, February 06, 2007

ARTIFACT: 2:17:07: Scalapino: Morgenstern: Roy

ARTIFACT presents...

A launch party for TANTALUM: a magazine that redefines the fictive

Leslie Scalapino
Chana Morgenstern
Camille Roy

Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007
7:30PM, reading begins promptly at 8PM
$3 donation goes to the readers & drinks!
2921B Folsom St. @ 25th St. SF 94110


Camille Roy is a writer and performer of fiction, poetry, and plays. She edited Biting The Error: Writers Explore Narrative with Mary Burger, Robert Gluck, and Gail Scott (CoachHouse 2005). Earlier books include CHEAP SPEECH, a play, from Leroy, and CRAQUER, a fictional autobiography from 2nd Story Books , as well as SWARM (two novellas, Black Star Series), among others. In 1998 she was the recipient of a Lannan Writers At Work Residency at Just Buffalo Literary Center. She is a founding editor of the online journal Narrativity (http://www.sfsu.edu/~poetry/narrativity). She teaches fiction at San Francisco State University.

Leslie Scalapino’s new book of poetry, Day Ocean State of Stars’ Night, is a collection of the last eight years. She is the author of thirty books of poetry, inter-genre fiction-poetry-criticism and plays, including recently Zither & Autobiography (Wesleyan University Press), The Tango (Granary Press), Orchid Jetsam (Tuumba), Dahlia’s Iris—Secret Autobiography and Fiction (FC2 Publishers), and a reprint of Defoe by Green Integer. Scalapino’s Selected Poems, 1974-2006/It’s go in horizontal is forthcoming from University of California Press at Berkeley in spring 2008. Her CDs include ‘Can’t’ is ‘Night’ and Other Poems and way.

Chana Morgenstern was born and raised in Jerusalem and now resides in San Francisco . She is currently at work on Home, a multimedia interview project she conducted with Israelis and Palestinians. For two years she served as resident writer and teacher of San Francisco School of the Arts Creative Writing Department. She has her MFA in fiction from Bard College and is working on an upcoming novel. Her plays and monologues have been performed at the New College Theater and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum. She is the author of the chapbook Touching New Jersey (Little Red Press) and the recipient of Miriam Ylvisaker Fellowship in Fiction. Recent works of hers can be read in Red Letters Journal, On our Backs Magazine,
El Pobre Mouse, Shifter Magazine, Marjorie Wood Gallery
and Tantalum.

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