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A Surrealist Poetry Reading and Art Show

November 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

View Venue Website, 523 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214 + Google Map

Zachary Schomburg is the author of 6 books of poems including, most recently, Fjords vol. 2 (Black Ocean, 2021), and a novel, Mammother (Featherproof Books, 2017). He is also a painter, illustrator, teacher, and publisher of an independent poetry press called Octopus Books. He lives in Portland with B and Y. http://www.zacharyschomburg.net/

Jon Boisvert was born in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, and now lives in Oregon. He studied poetry at Oregon State University and the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland. http://robmclennan.blogspot.com/2017/09/jon-boisvert-born.html

Dan Wiencek’s poetry combines empathy, a surreal imagination and a healthy sense of the absurd, creating poems that grapple with profound questions of personal identity while remaining grounded in authentic lived experience. His poetry has appeared in publications that include New Ohio Review, Sou’wester, The Briar Cliff Review and The Timberline Review. His first collection of poems, Routes Between Raindrops, was published by First Matter Press in 2021. When not making poems, he writes for a luxury travel company and has walked in the same shoes on the Pyramids, the Taj Mahal, the Serengeti Plains and the Abbey Road crosswalk. Someday, he will write a poem about those shoes. Born and raised in Illinois, he now lives with his wife in a large city in the Pacific Northwest, occasionally peering over the mossy walls at what lies beyond. https://danwiencek.net

Rachel Mulder lives in Portland, Oregon, with her two cats, Opal and Tomasina. She was born in rural Wisconsin and when she was small she spent a lot of time sitting in the grass staring, obsessing about animals, watching cartoons and peeling her skin off. https://rchlmldr.com/

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Mother Foucault’s Bookshop
523 SE Morrison St
Portland, OR 97214
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