November 5, 2016

Sarah Mangold, Jennifer Kronovet, Valerie Witt,
Dao Strom, Sarah Rosenthal, & Amaranth Borsuk

Saturday, November 5
7:00 pm

Passages Bookshop
1223 NE ML King Blvd.

Sarah Mangold is the author of Giraffes of Devotion (Kore), Electrical Theories of Femininity (Black Radish), Household Mechanics (New Issues), and a slew of chapbooks, most recently, A Copyist, an Astronomer, and a Calendar Expert (above/ground). From 2002-09 she edited Bird Dog, a journal of innovative writing and art.

Jennifer Kronovet is the author of The Wug Test (Ecco/HarperCollins) and Awayward (BOA Editions). Under the name Jennifer Stern, she co-translated Empty Chairs (Graywolf Press), the poetry of Chinese writer Liu Xia. She is a Founding Editor of Circumference, a journal of poetry in translation.

Valerie Witte is the author of a game of correspondence (Black Radish) and The history of mining (ge collective / Poetry Flash). Work from her collaboration with Chicago-based artist Jennifer Yorke has appeared in exhibitions in Berkeley, Chicago, and Noyers, France. She is a member of Kelsey Street Press and the Bay Area Correspondence School (BACS).

Dao Strom is the author of Grass Roof, Tin Roof (a novel), The Gentle Order of Girls and Boys (novellas), and We Were Meant To Be a Gentle People, a hybrid memoir accompanied by an album, East/West. Her work explores hybridity through melding disparate "voices" -- written, sung, visual -- to contemplate the intersection of personal and collective histories.

Sarah Rosenthal is the author of Lizard (Chax) and Manhatten (Spuyten Duyvil) as well as numerous chapbooks including Estelle Meaning Star (above/ground), disperse (Dusie), and in collaboration with artist Amy Fung-yi Lee, The Animal (Dusie). She edited A Community Writing Itself: Conversations with Vanguard Poets of the Bay Area (Dalkey Archive, 2010).

Amaranth Borsuk's most recent book is Pomegranate Eater (Kore Press). Abra (1913 Press), created with Kate Durbin, was recently released as a book with a free iPad / iPhone app by Ian Hatcher. Other digital collaborations include The Deletionist, an erasure bookmarklet created with Nick Montfort and Jesper Juul; Whispering Galleries, a site-specific LeapMotion interactive textwork; and Between Page and Screen (Siglio).