September 5, 2009

Maryrose Larkin, Jen Coleman, & Kaia Sand

(This is not a Spare Room event, but we thought you should know about it)

Market Day Poetry Series

Saturday, September 5
12:00 noon

St Johns Booksellers
8622 N. Lombard

The Market Day Poetry Series is a collaboration between St. Johns Booksellers and the new St. Johns Farmers' Market (located in the nearby plaza), taking place each Saturday at noon during the market season.

Maryrose Larkin is the author of The Book of Ocean (i.e.), Inverse (nine muses), and Whimsy Daybook 2007 (FLASH+CARD); The Name of This Intersection Is Frost is forthcoming from Shearsman. She is one of the organizers of the Spare Room reading series, and is coeditor, with Sarah Mangold, of FLASH+CARD, a chapbook and ephemera poetry press.

Jen Coleman is one of many, many Jens in the world of poetry. Her work has appeared in various literary journals, including Chain, Ixnay, Tangent, and EOAGH.  She's new to PDX most recently from NYC by way of DC.

Kaia Sand is the author of a poetry collection, interval (Edge Books 2004), and coauthor with Jules Boykoff of Landscapes of Dissent: Guerrilla Poetry and Public Space (Palm Press 2008). Remember to Wave, forthcoming with Tinfish Press, investigates political geography in North Portland, and includes directions for a guided poetry walk.