121028 Cole Swensen, Steve Dickison and Lindsey Boldt


Cole Swensen, Steve Dickison and Lindsey Boldt, Sunday, October 28th

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photo: Carl Sokolow

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cole Swensen is a poet and translator of French poetry, prose, and art criticism. She co-edited the Norton Anthology American Hybrid and is the founding editor of the small press La Presse). A 2007 Guggenheim Fellow, she has held residencies at Yale’s Beinecke Library, Temple University, the VSC, and elsewhere, and has taught at the University of Denver, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and, currently, Brown University. She divides her life between Providence, RI and Paris.

Steve Dickison coedited, with David Meltzer, the music magazine Shuffle Boil, edits the small press Listening Chamber, and directs the Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives at San Francisco State University. Disposed, a book of poetry, was published by The Post-Apollo Press. He lives in San Francisco.
  Lindsey Boldt considers herself an itinerant culture-worker in training. This means she writes poems, plays and prose, co-publishes Summer BF Press with Steve Orth, teaches poetry in public schools and has just begun a new project building a mobile chapbook and pamphlet library. She also works as an editor with The Post-Apollo Press. Her first book, Overboard came out this year from Publication Studio Berkeley.