Phantasmal Repeats & Reading

I’ve just published a pamphlet entitled Phantasmal Repeats, on the occasion of a reading I’ll be giving on Saturday here in Durham. It’s a sequence of poems recently typed on a Brother 210 typewriter, composed over the last two years.

Two items have been inspiring me this week: Filip Marinovich’s brilliant new book, Zero Readership (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2oo8) and Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez’s debut album Why Is Bear Billowing? (Carpark Records, 2008).



Jocelyn Saidenberg & Guillermo Parra

Saturday, October 4, 7:00 pm

The Broad Street Cafe
1116 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Please come out and support our series as it moves to a public all-ages venue. Admission is free.

Jocelyn Saidenberg is the author of Mortal City (Parentheses Writing Series) and CUSP (Kelsey St. Press), and Negativity (Atelos). She is the founder and editor of KRUPSKAYA Books. Born and raised in New York City, she lives in San Francisco where she is active in the queer arts communities and works as a catalog librarian for the public library.

Guillermo Parra was born in Cambridge, MA in 1970. His poems, essays and translations have appeared in Effing, The C.L.R. James Journal, Fascicle and 6x6. In 2006 he published Caracas Notebook (Cy Gist Press). He lives in Durham, NC and writes the blog Venepoetics.

Please help support the venue for hosting our series: Broad Street Café now has a full hot food menu, wood-fired pizza, 15 beers on tap and full bar. Check out www.TheBroadStreetCafe.com for hours, menu, directions and more.


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