KGB: Spuyten Duyvil book party

April 25, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

(re)iteration(s) by Jill Darling:

Jill Darling is the author of a geography of syntax, Solve For, and begin with may: a series of moments, as well as collaborative chapbooks with Laura Wetherington and Hannah Ensor: at the intersection of 3, and The First Steps are the Deepest. Her critical poetics essays can be found in How2, Something on Paper, The Quint, and Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics. Poems, short fiction, and creative essays have also been published in a variety of literary journals. Darling teaches at The University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Drone Fidelity Brianna Johnson:

Brianna Johnson earned her BFA and MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College where she was mentored by Douglas Martin, Rebecca Brown, Bhanu Kapil, and the late Poet Laureate of New Hampshire, Walter Butts. Her experimental manuscript Fire Sale was published in 2016 as a digital chapbook by Essay Press and her first book The Axe Lectures was published by Spout Press in 2017. Her work has also been featured in Tarpaulin Sky Magazine. She was invited as a Waves Discussion Series Contributor/Lecturer alongside Maxine Hong Kingston for the 2015 A Room of Her Own Foundation’s retreat for women writers. She lives and works in Minnesota with a pit bull and some books and acts as an editor with 1913 Press.

Acker Douglas A. Martin:

Douglas A. Martin is the author of books of poetry and prose, including: Once You Go Back, Your Body Figured, In The Time of Assignments, Branwell, and They Change the Subject. His first novel, Outline of My Lover, was selected by Colm Tóibín as an International Book of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement and adapted in part by the Forsythe Company for their multimedia ballet/live film, Kammer/Kammer. His work has been translated into three languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.