The Clean Part Reading Series
Sat Sept. 13th, 7pm,
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery R and 12th St.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!!
Laynie Browne's most recent collections are The Scented Fox, recipient
of the 2007 National Poetry Series Award, selected by Alice Notley
(Wave Books), Daily Sonnets (Counterpath Books, 2007), and Drawing of
a Swan Before Memory, winner of the Contemporary Poetry Series
(University of Georgia Press, 2005).With others she helped organize
the Ear Inn reading series in New York. She was a member of the
Subtext Collective in Seattle, and is now as part of the POG Reading
Series Tucson Arizona. She has taught creative writing at The
University of Washington, Bothell, at Mills College in Oakland,
California, and at the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona,
where she is currently developing a new a poetry-in-the-schools
program for K-5 schools.
Ange Mlinko is the author of two books, Matinees (Zoland Books, 1999)
and Starred Wire (Coffee House Press, 2005) which was a National
Poetry Series winner in 2004, and a finalist for the James Laughlin
Award. She has taught poetry at Brown University, the Naropa
University Summer Writing Program, and Al-Akhawayn University in
Ifrane, Morocco. Her poems are about urban life, about language and
its failings, about the things we see and do not see. She is often
compared to Frank O'Hara. The New Yorker praised her "unique sense of
humor and mystery."