Friday, March 16, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.
Katie Degentesh & Drew Gardner
Katie Degentesh joins us in celebration of her first book, The Anger
Scale (Combo Books, 2006), of which Anselm Berrigan says ""Don't be
fooled by the bawdy surfaces... [these] joyous, meta-ballistic poems
will guide any reader daring enough to read them in a realm where
everything is turning out just like the prophets of the Bible said it
would. You will be shamed by your elders and peers for not possessing
this book." Degentesh has an MA in Creative Writing from UC Davis, and
now lives in .
Drew Gardner is the author of Sugar Pill (Krupskaya, 2002) and
Petroleum Hat (Roof, 2005), which received a Small Press Traffic Book
of the Year Award and of which Publishers Weekly says "Gardner
conjures the kind of complicated, childish political ignorance and
faulty, malevolent citizenship that can only joke
about." Gardner joins us from , where he edits Snare magazine and
teaches workshops at St. Mark's Poetry Project. He conducts the
Poetics Orchestra, an ensemble featuring poetry and structured
Unless otherwise noted, events are $5-10, sliding scale, free to
current SPT members and CCA faculty, staff, and students.
Unless otherwise noted, our events are presented at Timken Lecture
Hall, California College of the Arts (just off the intersection of 16th & Wisconsin)