Thursday, July 25, 2013

MFA Mixer 2.0 Six Flags Amusement

What: Some Wild Ride Lit
When: Thursday August 15, 2013
Where: Cat Club, 1190 Folsom, SF

Dog days of summer got you down? Come join us for the literary roller coaster loop d' loop known as MFA Mixer 2.0, exclusively at The Cat Club. We'll spike your lemonade. Get you sweating to the 80s. Send you home with a rockin' smile wide as the Tilt o Whirl.*

Check out all these amazing readers who will be sharing their work with us:

Mary Bond, Pacific University
Michael Caligaris, St. Mary's
Susan Calvillo, SF State
Lindsey Englehardt, Mills
Jill Kolongowsk,i St. Mary's
Nicole McFadden, USF
Colin Partch, CCA
Lauren Peck, SF State
Samiat Salami, CCA
Brittany Wason, St. Mary's

Doors open at 6:30. Event begins at 7. Dancing and $2 well drinks begin at 9.

*Actual size of smiles may vary. Void where prohibited by law.

Writers With Drinks at the Make Out Room, August 10, 2013

Writers With Drinks sends you back to school with science fiction, poetry and boxing!

When: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
Who: Hannu Rajaniemi, Natalie Serber, Aimee Phan, Matt Shears, Mike the Boxer and Susan Calvillo
Where: The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd. St., San Francisco
How much: $5 to $10 sliding scale, all proceeds benefit the CSC

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Excerpt Art - Warhol, McGraw, Little, Marin

Andy Warhol's 100 Cans; An Excerpt from My Grocery List

DeLoss McGraw, Mother and Child 'Bleak and Lonely Heights' in August Moving Sunlight; Excerpts
James Little, Sneak-Attack; An Excerpt from My Grocery List
John Marin, Sun Spots; An Excerpt from My Grocery List
Last year McGraw-Hill had layoffs and was going to fill a dumpster with beautiful paper, artwork, files, and office supplies. I snatched them up and am now re-purposing excerpts of artwork and collaging them together with excerpts from my poetry.

New American Writing 31

I am happy to have one of my Dual Duel poems in New American Writing's 31st edition. Thank you so much to Paul Hoover and Maxine Chernoff for all the support and for giving me the opportunity to be published alongside poets I admire so much.

This edition includes Andrew Joron, Gillian Conoley, Maxine Chernoff, Sylvia Legris, John Olson, Nathaniel Mackey, Hoa Nguyen, Donna de la Perriere, Barbara Tomash, Gretchen Stengel, and many many more!

My poem included is about slaying Gorgons and snacking on Gorgonzola, please check it out and pick up your edition at