Friday, Jan 24, 2020 7:00 PM
In the basement
2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley
Join Moe's Books & Small Press Distribution for a special edition of SPD Presents, celebrating the release of Jennifer Soong's NEAR AT (Futurepoem)! Soong will be joined by three incredible readers: Trisha Low, Alli Warren, and Nora Treatbaby! Snacks and refreshments will be served ♥
JENNIFER SOONG is the author of Near, At (Futurepoem, 2019). Selected for publication by Pierre Joris, Monica McClure, and Claudia La Rocco, it has been called a "philosophical-treatise-as-poem [...] in a line of affinity with contemporary writers such as Lyn Hejinian, Lisa Robertson and Anne Boyer.” Jennifer received her B.A. in English and Visual Studies from Harvard College before working at The New School and joining the English doctoral program at Princeton University, where she is currently working on poetry and forgetting. Her poetry has been published in DIAGRAM, Fanzine, Omniverse, Social Text, and others, and has been translated into Spanish. She is the poetry editor at Nat. Brut. and currently lives in New Jersey.
TRISHA LOW is the author of The Compleat Purge (Kenning Editions, 2013) and Socialist Realism (Coffee House Press, 2019). She lives in the East Bay.
ALLI WARREN is the author of the books Little Hill (forthcoming April 2020, City Lights Books), I Love It Though (Nightboat Books) and Here Come the Warm Jets (City Lights Books). Previous chapbooks include Little Hill (The Elephants), Moveable C (Push Press), Don’t Go Home With Your Heart On (Faux Press), Grindin (Lew Gallery), and Acting Out (Editions Louis Wain). Alli has lived and worked in the Bay Area since 2005.
NORA TREATBABY is a queer writer in transit. Her work has appeared in the Weakly, The Shotgun, and is forthcoming from Nightboat and others. She does not spend her time.
SPD PRESENTS is a bi-monthly reading series with the aim of fostering relationships between emerging writers and readers in our national small press community.