Friday, May 14, 2010

Chris Nealon & Sam Lohmann read in Portland this Sat. for Tangent

Chris Nealon, one of my favorite poet-critics, furloughs from D.C. to read in Portland tomorrow with one of my favorite poet-editors, Sam Lohmann. I predict a your chocolate in my peanut butter kind of experience itd be sinful to miss.
Tangent presents
7 PM Clinton Corner Cafe, 2633 SE 21st Ave. (@ Clinton) Portland, OR

CHRIS NEALON grew up in Binghamton, NY, and moved out west in the mid-90s, where he taught at UC Berkeley for about 15 years. He recently moved back east, and teaches in the English Department at Johns Hopkins. Hes the author of two books of poems, The Joyous Age and Plummet, as well as two books of literary criticism: Foundlings: Lesbian and Gay Historical Emotion before Stonewall (Duke, 2001), and the forthcoming The Matter of Capital: Poetry and Crisis in the American Century (Harvard, 2011). He lives in Washington, DC.

SAM LOHMANN lives in Portland, where he edits the poetry zine Peaches and Bats. He’s a member of the Spare Room reading series collective, and the author of several chapbooks and pamphlets, most recently Onlooking and Fluted Octaves (for nothing).

TCHAKA ANGHELOS SIKELIANOS is a Portland-based filmmaker who has worked on a variety of feature and short film projects. He is currently at work on a graphic novel called R.O.M.E./PDX about the racial/racist history of Portland.

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