October 5, 2002

Christine Stewart & Norman Weinstein

Saturday, October 5th, 2002
Pacific Switchboard
2632 SE 25th, Space E (above Clinton Street Video), Portland Oregon
7:30 pm * $5.00 suggested donation *


NORMAN WEINSTEIN is a poet, critic, and educator, living in Boise Idaho.
Just out from Wolf Peach Press is the collection Weaving Fire from Water
[Rubedo: Book II]. His other publications include four books of poetry,
and two critical volumes: Gertrude Stein and the Literature of the
Modern Consciousness, and A Night in Tunisia: Imaginings of Africa in
Jazz. His music criticism has appeared widely, and was awarded the
ASCAP-Deems Taylor award. He is currently working on a study of the
metaphysics of light in the art of painter Frederic Church.

CHRISTINE STEWART lives in Vancouver, BC. She studies and teaches and
shelves books at UBC. She has been published in Semiotexte, Raddle Moon,
How2, Matrix, The Gig, Alterra and other magazines. She has two
chapbooks: Travel Narrative, published a long time ago by David UU, and
more recently, Virtualis, a collaborative project with David Dowker
published by Alterran Poetry Assemblage. Her most recent book, Taxonomy,
is forthcoming from West House Press (London).


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