December 9, 2006

J. Reuben Appelman, Adrian Kien,
Tyler McMahon, and Erich Schweikher

Saturday, December 9th
7:30 pm

Concordia Coffee House
2909 NE Alberta

free admission

J. Reuben Appelman is currently at work producing the feature film Chemistry. He is a recent grant recipient from the Idaho Commission on the Arts, and his first collection of poems, Make Loneliness, was an Action Books December Prize Finalist. He lives in Boise, Idaho.

Adrian Kien is a poet of little consequence. He lives in Boise, ID.
Adrian Kien is a poet and sometimes performance artist.
Adrian once met a taxidermist with whom he discussed wearing socks.
Adrian is well fed. Is your name Walter?
Adrian Kien is a poet who lives in Boise, ID where he teaches English.
He reads poetry but he can read other stuff too, just ask him.
Adrian Kien is a poet. He is killing you right now and you don't even know it. He is
like the sun.
Adrian Kien is a bilingual ungulate. Hear him moo.
Adrian Kien lives and teaches in Boise, ID where he is in his third year of the MFA program at Boise State University.

Tyler McMahon is an editor of the non-fiction anthology Surfing's Greatest Misadventures, as well as of the literary magazine Cold-Drill. In 2005, he won the Glenn Balch award for fiction. Currently, Tyler teaches writing in Idaho and surfing in California.

Erich Schweikher’s aspirations to play professional baseball ended in eighth grade when he couldn’t hit a tight curveball. At the moment he is editing a cycling anthology and working as a tutor for Portland's public schools. Occasionally he’ll write a poem or two, maybe compose a few lines of prose.