Denver Quarterly

Babes, I have two really fresh poems in Denver Quarterly 48.4


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Colorado Review

Two poems out in the current Colorado Review—alongside work by faves Laura Wetherington, Aaron Kunin, and Lee Ann Brown—rad.

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East Bay Poetry Summit Fuck the Fourth BBQ 2014


Wednesday, July 2nd

8pm Karaoke at Nick’s Lounge | 3218 Adeline St, Berkeley

Thursday, July 3rd

6pm Potluck at The OMNI | 4799 Shattuck Avenue

8pm Speakeasy | 604 56th, Oakland
Erin Morrill
Ana Bozicevic
Brian Whitener
Will Alexander

Friday, July 4th

4pm The Long Haul | 3124 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Donato Mancini
Stephen Boyer
Brenda Iijima
Rodney Koeneke
Jesus Lasso
*BBQ at Woolsey Heights following the reading

8pm Woolsey Heights | 1628 Woolsey St. Apt. C, Berkeley
Mat Laporte
Cathy Wagner
R. Erica Doyle
Farnoosh Fathi

Saturday, July 5th

4pm Tender Oracle | 531 22nd St, Oakland
Trish Salah
Jackie Wang
Jennifer Tamayo
Coda Wei (formerly known as Debbie Hu)

7pm The OMNI | 4799 Shattuck Avenue
K Silem Mohammad
Allison Cobb
Aaron Kunin
Feliz Lucia Molina

Sunday, July 6th

11am Softball at Bushrod Park | 59th and Shattuck

3pm BBQ PARTY at David Buuck’s house.

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Vindow Viper

Last night I dreamt someone emailed me with the question “Which is better, Conceptual poetry or Lyric poetry?”

In the dream I made up this joke: “Ja, better, but vich is verse?”

I vant to vash your vanguard.

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and BOMB

Four new poems up at BOMB Magazine, alongside this gorgeous piece by Tamara Gonzales.  Image

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the Awwwwwwwl

New poem up at the Awl–When Relinquish on a Star

Oootch I have a special crush on publishing online and a special-special crush on magazines that publish poetry w/o being Literary Journals

tho also a special crush on Literary Journals and physical objects, too

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Elective Affinities

I am reading with the poets whose names I wd wrench closest to my own at Antibody, the reading series I adore the most in Iowa City, sweetness of my dear friend Dan Poppick.

Saturday, May 3
327 Brown Street
8:30 doors / 9:00 songs
BYO all


BRANDON BROWN is the author of three books, most recently Flowering Mall. He writes about art and culture for Open Space, the magazine and blog of the SFMOMA and Bay Area journal Art Practical. With Stephanie Young and Kevin Killian, he is an editor at Krupskaya, and occasionally publishes small press materials under the imprint OMG! In late 2014, Roof will publish a new book called Top 40.

SOPHIA DAHLIN is Sophie and she lives here, but she lived in Oakland. Her poetry has been in Fence and dusie and Where Eagles Dare, and is forthcoming in the Denver Quarterly. She might have a chapbook to give you at the reading.

ALLI WARREN is the author of Here Come the Warm Jets (City Lights Books) as well as numerous other chapbooks including Grindin’, Acting Out, Well-Meaning White Girl, and Cousins. She edits the magazine Dreamboat and co-edits the Poetic Labor Project. Alli lives in Oakland.

MAYA WEEKS was born and raised in California. Recent work can be found in ARMED CELL, Dusie, West Wind Review, Abraham Lincoln Mag, and The Feeling is Mutual: A List of Our Fucking Demands, as well as the chapbook PANIC TRAIN (Mondo Bummer 2013).

STEPHANIE YOUNG lives and works in Oakland. Her most recent book is URSULA or UNIVERSITY. Other poetry includes Picture Palace and Telling the Future Off. With Juliana Spahr, she edited A Megaphone: Some Enactments, Some Numbers, and Some Essays about the Continued Usefulness of Crotchless-pants-and-a-machine-gun Feminism. She also edited the anthology Bay Poetics, and is managing editor of Deep Oakland (

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