Monday, May 2, 2011

The Empty Globe: A new series in Los Angeles

The Empty Globe begins with an evening of readings and film/scene by Brent Armendinger, Veronica Gonzalez, and Anna Joy Springer.

Saturday, May 7th / 8 o’clock pm

at Pieter (Lincoln Heights)
420 West Avenue 33, Unit 10 Los Angeles, CA 90031
*please park on the street, and not in the lot

$3 donation

Brent Armendinger is the author of two chapbooks of poetry: Undetectable (New Michigan Press) and Archipelago (Noemi Press). Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Chroma, Court Green, Digital Artifact, H_NGM_N, Puerto del Sol, Volt, and Zen Monster. He teaches at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA.

Veronica Gonzalez is the coeditor of Juncture: 25 Very Good Stories and 12 Excellent Drawings published by soft skull press and the founder of rockypoint Press, a series of artist-writer collaborations, including books, prints, postcards and a reading series. Her short stories have been widely published in literary magazines and anthologies too. twin time: or, how death befell me, her first novel, was published by semiotext(e), won her the 2007 Premio Aztlán Literary Prize and was voted best novel of 2007 by Eileen Myles in The Believer book awards. She is currently completing The Sad Passions, her new novel.

Anna Joy Springer is the author of The Vicious Red Relic, Love (Jaded Ibis, 2011), a fabulist memoir with soundscape and images. She’s now making a book-length rebus called Thieves With Tiny Eyes (Chiasmus, 2013). An Asst. Professor of Literature at UC San Diego, she teaches experimental writing, feminist literature & graphic texts. She’s played in punk bands Blatz, The Gr’ups, and Cypher in the Snow and toured with the all-woman spoken word troupe Sister Spit.

Curated by Les Figues author Amina Cain.

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