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Other People’s Poems!

Come recite someone else’s poem from memory, or just listen. First Fridays 7pm sharp

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Other People’s Poems!

Come recite someone else’s poem from memory, or just listen. First Fridays 7pm sharp

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Nigerian poet Romeo Oriogun: The Story of Our Lives

Nigerian poet Romeo Oriogun is the winner of the 2017 Brunel International African Poetry Prize, with the judges calling him “an urgent new voice in African poetry.”  Author of the chapbooks Burnt Men (Praxis) and The Origin of Butterflies (APBF and Akashic Books), he was shortlisted for the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets in 2017 for his manuscript My Body Is No Miracle.  His poems have appeared in the literary magazine Prairie Schooner as well as on-line at the Dissident Blog, Connotation Press, and Brittle Paper, among others.  He is the Spring 2019 Scholars-at-Risk Fellow at Harvard University, an Artist Protection Fund Fellow at the Institute of International Education (IIE), a W.E.B. DuBois Research Institute Fellow, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Harvard University, and Summer 2019 Visiting Artist…

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PNCA Low-Res MFA in CW Readings: Monica Drake and Alejandro de Acosta

Monica Drake and Alejandro de Acosta, 7pm at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing with its first residential intensive. In the low-residency model, students will attend two 14-day campus residencies then, beyond residencies, work one-on-one with mentors. Most of the programming during this residency is free and open to the public. From July 28 through August 3, PNCA offers talks, discussions, and readings by acclaimed writers as part of the Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Every event is free and open to the public. This innovative creative writing program is distinguished by its being situated within a school of art…

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Darlinghurst Funeral Rites: Mark Mordue – Launch & Reading

In urgent, iPhone bursts, Darlinghurst Funeral Rites and its companion collections capture Sydney from its 1980s punk scene to the present, fleeting moments of fatherhood, love & estrangement, and the life and underlying strata of Sydney’s suburban landscapes. One of Australia’s truest beat poets, he is shaped by Walt Whitman, WH Auden, and Bob Dylan, Marc Bolan and the Jam. [See also the Mother Foucault’s Bookshop website]

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15 Paintings of Mother Foucault’s Bookshop

Closing Reception. After a year long residency, I [Kyle Lee] created 15 portraits of Mother Foucault’s Bookshop. All work done in plein air and is for sale. I will be playing good vinyl records and there will be a dance performance by my friend @sahrab. It will be a very unique, positive, and uplifting experience. There will be wine and other booze.

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Spanish Translator & Author Jeff Diteman

Spanish Translator & Author Jeff Diteman will read from his work. [From Sam Lohmann’s local events mailing list via Passages Bookshop / Spare Room Reading Series:] Jeff Diteman will read from his translation of the novel The Anarchist Who Shared My Name by Oulipo Member Pablo Martín Sánchez. Diteman will discuss the history of constraint-based literature and its complex relationship with politics and philosophy, referencing works by Oulipians Raymond Queneau, Georges Perec, Anne Garréta, and Michèle Audin. Jeff is a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, specializing in Latin American and francophone literature. His work has been published by Drunken Boat, Nailed Magazine, Inventory, Jacobin, McSweeney’s, and Deep Vellum. Lena Walker will present her translations of Russian poetry, including poems…

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Everything is Fine Series #11

A casual monthly reading to help you forget all that other sh*t. **LAST MONTH AT MOTHER FOUCAULT’S! Stay tuned for new venue news.

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Book Launch: “Prospects of Life After Birth” by David Hedges

Lifelong Oregon resident, David Hedges, poet & activist, invites you to the launch of his first full-length book, Prospects of Life After Birth Birth: Memoir in Poetry and Prose. In the words of celebrated poet, X.J. Kennedy, “David Hedges has given us a major work of literature—an account of his early life, in vivid, masterfully crafted verse.” Join David as he recounts the many (mis-)adventures of his youth, growing up in Northeast Portland in the 1940s and ’50s. You can read more about Prospects and David’s other work at https://david.hedges.name/books/ Prospects of Life After Birth: Memoir in Poetry and Prose chronicles the first 17 years in the life of Oregon poet David Hedges, from the high drama of his birth through one lively adventure after another.…

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Other People’s Poems!

Come recite someone else’s poem from memory, or just listen. First Fridays 7pm sharp

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