Saturday** August 16, 2008

LIVE at 21 Grand
$3--$infinity sliding scale

Samantha Giles & Yedda Morrison

SAMANTHA GILES recently received her MFA from Mills College where she was also managing editor of the literary journal 580 Split. Her work has appeared at/in Deep Oakland, Vert, Work, The Press Gang, and Cricket Online Review.

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Montreal based writer and visual artist Yedda Morrison joins us for the launch of Girl Scout Nation (Displaced Editions, August 2008). Her other books include; My Pocket Park (Dusie Press, 2007), and Crop (Kelsey Street Press, 2003). Yedda was a founding editor of Tripwire: a Journal of Experimental Poetics and Visual Art and has exhibited her work in the US and Canada, most recently at Republic Gallery in Vancouver and at the McCord Museum in Montreal. She is currently working on a multi-media project entitled How Flora Became an Ornament.

** note this is not the usual-third-Sunday-of-the-month-thing, but a Saturday, the day before our usual slot.