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Reading by Andrew Joron & John Beer
July 29, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Admission free; proof of vaccination and facial covering required
Doors will open at 7:30; reading will start promptly at 8:00, with no late admission
Please join us in celebrating the publication of Andrew Joron’s new book O0, two novellas of speculative fiction.
Books by both authors will be available for purchase.
Read an excerpt from O0 on the Facebook page for the event.
Andrew Joron is a poet, essayist, and speculative fiction writer, as well as a translator and musician. His poetry collections include The Absolute Letter (Flood), Trance Archive: New and Selected Poems (City Lights), The Sound Mirror (Flood), Fathom (Black Square), and The Removes (Hard Press). The Cry at Zero, a selection of his prose poems and critical essays, was published by Counterpath Press. From the German, he has translated the Literary Essays of Marxist-Utopian philosopher Ernst Bloch (Stanford UP) and The Perpetual Motion Machine by the proto-Dada fantasist Paul Scheerbart (Wakefield). Joron plays the theremin in various experimental and free-jazz ensembles, and teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University.
John Beer is the author of Lucinda and The Waste Land and Other Poems, both from Canarium Books, and the editor of Poems (1962-1997) by Robert Lax, published by Wave Books. He teaches creative writing at Portland State University.