Berkeley Poetry Review Issue 49 Release

Berkeley Poetry Review Issue 49 Release

Friday, May 03, 2019 7:00 PM

In the basement
2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley

Berkeley Poetry Review (BPR) is a journal published annually at the University of California, Berkeley. Founded in 1974, it has featured the work of new as well as established poets and writers, including Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Yusef Komunyakaa, Brenda Hillman, Czesław Miłosz, Cole Swensen, Robert Hass, Ishmael Reed, CAConrad, Hoa Nguyen, and Thom Gunn.

Tonight's Readers:

Angel Dominguez is a Latinx poet and artist of Yucatec Mayan descent, born in Hollywood, and raised in Van Nuys, CA by his immigrant family. He’s the author of Desgraciado (Econo Textual Objects, 2017), and Black Lavender Milk (Timeless Infinite Light, 2015). His work can be found in Brooklyn Magazine, Dreginald, Entropy, Queen Mobs, The Tiny, The Wanderer, and elsewhere in print or on the internet. He's currently working on a book of poems, as well as the follow-up to Black Lavender Milk, Rose Sun Water forthcoming from The Operating System, in 2020.

Sophia Dahlin is back in Oakland, still. She holds poetry workshops at E.M. Wolfman Books, and sometimes in the "bike room" of her cooperative house. Recent work can be found in Elderly, Fence, and the Poetry Foundation's PoetryNow series. With Jacob Kahn, she edits the chapbook press Eyelet.

S. Yarberry is a trans poet and writer. Their poetry has appeared in, or is forthcoming in, Tin House, Indiana Review, The Offing, jubilat, Nat Brut, miscellaneous zines, among others. Their other writings can be found in Bomb Magazine and Blake/An Illustrated Quarterly. S. is a MFA candidate in Poetry at Washington University in St. Louis and The Poetry Editor of The Spectacle.