Friday, April 30, 2010
Amina Cain, Jennifer Karmin & Anne Shaw: Providence, RI & Cambridge, MA
Friday, May 7th @ 6 PM
240 Westminster St, Providence, RI
Saturday, May 8th @ 3 PM
Small Animal Project
186 1/2 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA
Amina Cain is the author of the short story collection I Go To Some Hollow (Les Figues Press), and an upcoming chapbook, Tramps Everywhere (Blanc Press/PARROT Series). She is also a current Visiting Lecturer at the University of California, San Diego. Her work has appeared in publications such as 3rd bed, Action Yes, Denver Quarterly, La Petite Zine, onedit, and Sidebrow; is forthcoming in the Encyclopedia Project, MoonLit, and Sous Rature; and has been translated into Polish on MINIMALBOOKS.
Jennifer Karmin’s text-sound epic, Aaaaaaaaaaalice, was published by Flim Forum Press in 2010. She curates the Red Rover Series and is co-founder of the public art group Anti Gravity Surprise. Her multidisciplinary projects have been presented at festivals, artist-run spaces, community centers, and on city streets across the U.S., Japan, and Kenya. A proud member of the Dusie Kollektiv, she is the author of the Dusie chapbook Evacuated: Disembodying Katrina. Walking Poem, a collaborative street project, is featured online at How2. At home in Chicago, Jennifer teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and works as a Poet-in-Residence for the public schools.
Anne Shaw is the author of Undertow (Persea Books), winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Drunken Boat, Green Mountains Review, and New American Writing. She has also been featured in Poetry Daily and From the Fishouse. Her extended poetry project can be found on Twitter at twitter.com/anneshaw.