Black Ocean press readingThursday April 19th 7PM
Black Ocean press presents a poetry reading featuring the following poets:
Carrie Olivia Adams, is the Poetry Editor for Black Ocean. She lives in Wicker Park and works for the University of Chicago Press, with a MFA from Vermont College. Her chapbook, A Useless Window, was published by Black Ocean last spring. Her first full-length collection is forthcoming for Ahsahta Press. Her poetry and criticism have appeared in Quarterly West, Verse, Cranky, Diagram, and others.
Zachary Shomburg wrote The Man Suit. Currently, he?s pursuing a doctorate in creative writing from the University of Nebraska. Schomburg edits Octopus Magazine and Octopus Books, and co-curates the Clean Part Reading Series in Lincoln, NE. His poems have appeared in the Canary, CutBank, Diagram, Ducky, Fence, Forklift, among others.
Joshua Marie Wilkinson is the author of four collections of poetry: Suspension of a Secret in Abandoned Rooms(Pinball, 2005), Lug Your Careless Body out of the Careful Dusk (Iowa, 2006), Figures for a Darkroom Voice(with Noah Eli Gordon; Tarpaulin Sky, 2007), and The Book of Whispering in the Projection Booth (Tupelo, 2008). His first film, a tour documentary about the band Califone, is due out next year also, and this summer he’s moving to Chicago to take a teaching position at Loyola University.
Mathias Svalina lives in Lincoln, Nebraska where he co-curates The Clean Part Reading Series. He is also co-editor of Octopus Magazine. Poems of his have been recently published or are forthcoming in Jubilat, Fence, Bridge and Denver Quarterly among other journals.
Black Ocean is an independent publishing and production company based out of Boston, New York and Chicago. We are dedicated to promoting artists and writers who produce intelligent, skilful, and passionate work. In addition to publishing literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry, Black Ocean produces a number of events each year that incorporate a variety of artistic mediums. From early silent films to early punk rock, we bring together a spectrum of aesthetics, and combine them with a radical social perspective on the nature of art and humanity.
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