Wednesday, March 12, 2008

This Friday at SPT: Bill Luoma & Laura Moriarty

Bill Luoma & Laura Moriarty

Friday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Timken Lecture Hall,
at the California College of the Arts,
1111--8th Street, San Francisco.

Bill Luoma is author of Works and Days, and the chapbooks Dear Dad, Swoonrocket, and Western Love. Recently work has appeared in Abraham Lincoln. He is a member of subpress, which gave him the opportunity to publish Jennifer Moxley’s autobiography, The Middle Room. He lives in Berkeley with Charles, Juliana, and Sasha Berkman Tupac Spahr.

Join us in celebrating Laura Moriarty’s A Semblance, Selected and New Poems 1975-2007 just out from Omnidawn. She has published eleven books of poetry, a short novel, Cunning (Sputyen Duyvil 2000), and a novel of science fiction, Ultravioleta (Atelos 2006). Moriarty has been a very active member of the Bay Area community for 25 years, has traveled extensively to do readings and workshops, has had her work translated into half a dozen languages, has taught at Mills College, Naropa University and Otis Art Institute, and has been a nonprofit literary organization director for 20 of those years. Moriarty currently works as Deputy Director of Small Press Distribution in Berkeley.