Thursday, October 16, 2014



The Community and World Literary Series Presents:


Sandra Simonds and Gina Myers

Thursday, Nov13, 7 p.m.
University Student Union 2310
California State University, San Marcos

Sandra Simonds is the author of four books of poetry: Warsaw Bikini, (Bloof Books, 2008), Mother Was a Tragic Girl (Cleveland State University Press, 2012, The Sonnets (Bloof Books, 2015) and Ventura Highway in the Sunshine (Saturnalia Books, 2015). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Best American Poetry 2014, Poetry, The American Poetry Review, The Believer, Fence, Black Warrior Review, Barrow Street, The Columbia Poetry Review, Gulf Coast, Post Road and others.

Gina Myers is the author of two full-length poetry collections, A Model Year (Coconut Books, 2009) and Hold It Down (Coconut Books, 2013), as well as numerous chapbooks. She serves as the senior editor of Coconut Magazine and as editor of Lame House Press. Originally from Saginaw, MI, she now lives in Philadelphia, PA, where she works in media communications.

The Community and World Literary Series
Literature and Writing Studies
California State University, San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014



The Community and World Literary Series Presents:


Toni Jensen

Thursday, October 9, 7 p.m.
University Student Union 2310
California State University, San Marcos

Toni Jensen’s first story collection, From the Hilltop, was published through the Native Storiers Series at the University of Nebraska Press. Her stories have been published in journals such as Fiction International and Passages North and have been anthologized in New Stories from the South, Best of the Southwest, and Best of the West: Stories from the Wide Side of the Missouri. Her short story “At the Powwow Hotel” won Nimrod International Literary Journal’s Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction. She is M├ętis, and she teaches creative writing at the University of Arkansas.


The Community and World Literary Series
Literature and Writing Studies
California State University, San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

Campus Maps and Directions: http://www.csusm.edu/resources/images/maps/


Monday, March 3, 2014



The Community and World Literary Series Presents:


Allison Carter and Ana Carrete

Thursday, March 13, 7 p.m.
Commons 206
California State University, San Marcos

Allison Carter is the author of A Fixed, Formal Arrangement (Les Figues Press) and Here Vs. Elsewhere (forthcoming from Insert Blanc Press) as well as several shorter collections, including Sum Total (Eohippus Labs), All Bodies Are The Same and Have The Same Reactions (Blanc Press), Shadows Are Weather (Horse Less Press), and We All Are Worried About Repeating Mistakes That I Have Already Made: Breakfast Poems (forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press). She writes, lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Links to samples of work:


Ana Carrete’s first full-length collection of poetry, Baby Babe, came out in 2012, and recently she has published a chapbook, Sad Mess. She’s the founder and editor of New Wave Vomit, an experimental online literary art magazine. Currently a graduate student at San Diego State University, she hopes to graduate in May. Her blog is called I do not have penis envy. You can follow her on twitter: https://twitter.com/ana_carrete

Links to samples of work:



The Community and World Literary Series
Literature and Writing Studies
California State University, San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

Monday, February 10, 2014

Meg Ronan and Katy Bohinc read at CSUSM February 13, 7 p.m.



The Community and World Literary Series Presents:


Meg Ronan and Katy Bohinc

Thursday, February 13, 7 p.m.
The Grand Salon (rm. 113) of the M. Gordon Clarke Field House
California State University, San Marcos

Meg Ronan is the author of the obligatory garnish argument (SpringGun Press 2014) and, with Katy Bohinc, co-editor of COYDUP, a poetry pamphlet for the 99%. Her poems have appeared in 1913: a journal of forms, APARTMENT Poetry, Robot Melon, West Wind Review, & other lovely journals. She works as a shop girl at Bridge Street Books in Washington, DC. Some work samples can be found at:


Katy Bohinc is a poet and longstanding contributor in the Chinese activist community.  She and Meg Ronan edited COYDUP, a poetry pamphlet created for hand-to-hand distribution at and around Occupy events.  A selection of Dear Alain (Love letters of a poet to a philosopher) is forthcoming from Summer BF Press in early 2014.  She has a background in math, comp lit, DC, China, France & Buenos Aries.  She lives in Manhattan. Some work samples can be found at:



The Community and World Literary Series
Literature and Writing Studies
California State University, San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

Campus Maps and Directions: http://www.csusm.edu/resources/images/maps/
 
 For more information, call 760-750-8077 or check out our blog:




Thursday, January 23, 2014

Spring 2014 readings in the Community and Word Literary Series at CSU San Marcos

February 13: Megan Ronan and Katy Bohinc
M. Gordon Clarke Field House Grand Salon

March 13: Ana Carrete and Allison Carter
Commons 206

April 17: Anna Joy Springer
Commons 206

All readings are at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Fall 2013 readings in the Community and World Literary Series at CSU San Marcos



Sept 19 at 7 pm: Stephen Graham Jones

Oct 17 at 7 pm: D. Seth Horton

Nov 7 at 7 pm: Jake Hinkson

All readings are held in the Grand Salon (room 113) of the Gordon M. Clarke Field House.

Stephen Graham Jones is a Blackfeet novelist working in experimental fiction, horror fiction, crime fiction, and science fiction. He is the author of thirteen novels and three collections. His two most recent books are Flushboy and Zombie Sharks with Metal Teeth. Up soon are The Least of my Scars and The Gospel of Z

links:
@SGJ72

D. Seth Horton is a fiction writer and critic who holds an MA from the University of Virginia and an MFA from the University of Virginia.  He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maryland.  His work has appeared and is forthcoming in numerous journals, including Glimmer Train, Bellingham Review, Regarding Arts and LettersReview Americana, and Nano Fiction.  He has edited or co-edited five anthologies; the latest is Road to Nowhere and Other New Stories from the Southwest, which the University of New Mexico Press published this June.

Jake Hinkson is the author of the novel Hell On Church Street and the novella The Posthumous Man. Hinkson is a regular contributor to the film journal Noir City and writes about crime film and fiction for Macmillan’s website Criminal Element. His short fiction has been published in anthologies such as BEAT TO A PULP (2010) and LEE (2013), and his essays on film have appeared in Bright Lights Film Journal and in anthologies such as FILM NOIR: THE DIRECTORS (2012). He currently lives in Red Bank, New Jersey. He blogs regularly at TheNightEditor.blogspot.com