May 27, 2006

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You are invited to attend the inaugural poetry reading of the Tangent Reading Series:

David Buuck (Oakland, CA)
Alicia Cohen (Portland)
Jane Sprague (Long Beach, CA)

will read their work on Saturday May 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Clinton Corner Café
2633 SE 21st Ave.
(Corner of SE Clinton St. and 21st Avenue)

Reader bios:

David Buuck lives in Oakland, where he coedits Tripwire, and organizes BARGE, the Bay Area Research Group in Enviro-aesthetics. He is contributing editor at Artweek, and a grad student in the History of Consciousness program at UC-Santa Cruz.

Alicia Cohen is a poet, artist, critic, and teacher living in Portland. Her book of poems, Bear, was published by Handwritten Press in 2000 and in 2003 she wrote, directed, and produced a multimedia opera and gallery installation about Portland called Northwest Inhabitation Log. Recently a visiting professor of English at Reed College, she holds a PhD in poetics from SUNY Buffalo.

Jane Sprague's poems and reviews of contemporary art and poetry have been published in a variety of places including kultureflash, Kiosk, ecopoetics, Tinfish, Bird Dog and others. Her chapbooks include monster: a bestiary, break / fast, The Port of Los Angeles and fuck your pastoral. She is currently completing a book of poems that deal with globalization, ecology, and commerce as it is played out daily in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California where she currently lives.