Thursday, April 8, 2010

Poetry Reading Tomorrow (4.9.10): The Deceptively Wall-Shaped Poetry Reading

John Coletti, Dana Ward, and Jess Mynes.

As part of Madison's new-this-year "______-shaped Reading Series," John Coletti, Jess Mynes, and Dana Ward will be reading @ 7:30 PM at The Mercury Lounge (117 E. Mifflin Street). See the full Facebook announcement here.

Reader Bios:

JOHN COLETTI is the author of Physical Kind (Yo-Yo-Labs, 2005), Same Enemy Rainbow (fewer & further 2008), and the freshly published Mum Halo (Rust Buckle Books 2010). He recently finished serving as editor of The Poetry Project Newsletter and co-edits Open 24 Hours Press with Greg Fuchs. (Read some of John's poems here).

JESS MYNES is the author of several published works, including Birds for Example (CARVE Editions), If and When (Katalanche Press), Recently Clouds (Petrichord Books), and most recently, Sky Brightly Picked (Skysill Press). He is the editor of Fewer & Further Press and he co-curates a reading series in Western, Massachusetts, "All Small Caps." (Read some of Jess's poems here).

DANA WARD is the author of, most recently, Typing ‘Wild Speech’ (Summer BF Press), The Drought (Open 24hrs), and, with the artist Paul Coors, I Want This Forever (Perfect Lovers Press). Recent poems out or to come in Try!, Lana Turner, Peaches & Bats, Abraham Lincoln, and Mrs. Maybe. He lives in Cincinnati, edits Cy Press, and works as an advocate for adult literacy at the Over- The-Rhine Learning Center. (Read some of Dana's poems here).

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