Sunday, March 22, 2009
Please join us on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. for the next reading in the Community and World Literary Series at California State University, San Marcos, featuring Lee Ann Brown and Julie Patton.
The reading will be held on the Cal State San Marcos campus in the Grand Salon (rm. 113) of the M. Gordon Clarke Field House. The event is free and open to the public, but there is a fee for on-campus parking.
Lee Ann Brown was born in Japan and raised in Charlotte, NC. She is the author of two collections of poetry, The Sleep that Changed Everything (Wesleyan University Press, 2003), and Polyverse (Sun & Moon, 1999) which received the New American Poetry Series Award ), and a song cycle, The 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Her poetry is also included in several anthologies, including Line: A Drawing Center Anthology, Best American Poetry 2001, Giant Step: African American Writing at the Crossroads of the Century, and The Garden Thrives: Twentieth Century African-American Poetry. She teaches at St. John’s University in New York City and is editor of Tender Buttons Press, publishing experimental women’s poetry since 1989.
Julie Patton is a conceptual artist based out of New York City for 30 years. Her site-specific projects have been featured in literary forums, publications, museums and performance festivals and venues in the USA and abroad. Her books ((eco (lang)(uage(reader)) (Portable Press) and BS (Tender Buttons) are forthcoming. Patton has collaborated with musicians such as Henri Grimes, Drew Gardner, Ravi Coltrane, Ralph Alessi, Barnaby McAll, and many others. A recipient of the first annual New York City Arts in Education Award for Sustained Achievement (1993), Patton has taught and developed curriculum for a variety of museums, colleges and learning initiatives, including Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Escuela Popular des Artes (Medellin, Colombia), Touchstone Center for Children, Naropa Institute, NYU, Cooper Union, Missoula Writing Collaborative, Case Western Reserve, Universita di Venezia, and the Schule Fur Dichtung.
Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m.
Grand Salon (rm. 113) of the M. Gordon Clarke Field House
California State University, San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
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