Please join us on Tuesday, July 20th, for a poetry reading. This event marks the culmination of a poetry workshop hosted in collaboration with our sister bookshop, a.p.
In June and July of 2021, six poets met weekly, seeking a constructive atmosphere in which to share new work. Over the course of the workshop, the participants critically engaged with one another’s writing, providing feedback and analysis.
Five participants from the workshop—Tracy Fuad, Elijah Jackson, Rebecca A. Layton, Maru Mushtrieva, and Patty Nash—will read selections from their writing, focusing on the pieces that were visited in the workshop. After the reading, guests are welcome to stay for light refreshments, and to browse a.p’s stock of poetry, theory, artists’ books and more.
Registration is required. To register for the event, please follow this link.
About the readers:
Tracy Fuad is the author of the chapbooks PITH (Newfound, 2020) and DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD (Txtbooks, 2019). Her debut poetry collection, about:blank, will be published in October 2021 by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Fuad is currently the writer-in-residence at Callie’s; read her full bio here.
Elijah Jackson is a writer from Los Angeles. He studied creative writing at Bard College and currently manages a.p.
Rebecca A. Layton is a sculptor and writer based in Berlin. Her work focuses on the body in exhaustive maintenance, intimacy, and digital versus in-person experience.
Maru Mushtrieva, born in Kyzyl-Syr, Yakutia, Russia, has been based in Berlin since 2006. She is a researcher, performer, and text-based artist. An attempt to look at text production outside of classic literary practices defines most of her curatorial and artistic work.
Patty Nash is a poet and translator. She received MFAs in both creative writing and translation from the University of Iowa. Her work has appeared in Strange Horizons, The Columbia Review, and The Chicago Review, among others.