Monday, October 6, 2008

This Friday 10/10: Kate Colby & Matvei Yankelevich (OAKLAND campus)

Small Press Traffic is thrilled to present:
Friday, October 10, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.
at the CCA Oakland Campus, Nahl Hall 5212 Broadway in Oakland

Kate Colby is the author of Unbecoming Behavior (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008) and Fruitlands (Litmus Press, 2006), which received a Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Recent writing has appeared in Aufgabe, New American Writing and NO: a journal of the arts. She lives in Providence, RI, where she works as a copywriter and editor.

Matvei Yankelevich is the author of a long poem, THE PRESENT WORK (Palm Press, 2006). His translations of Russian poetry & prose have been published in several anthologies and in periodicals including Harpers, New American Writing, and The New Yorker. He is the translator of TODAY I WROTE NOTHING: THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF DANIIL KHARMS (Overlook, 2007) and a co-translator of OBERIU: AN ANTHOLOGY OF RUSSIAN ABSURDISM (Northwestern, 2006). His translation of Vladimir Mayakovsky's poem "A Cloud in Pants" is included in NIGHT WRAPS THE SKY: WRITINGS BY AND ABOUT MAYAKOVSKY (FSG, 2008). His writing has appeared in Boston Review, Damn the Caesars, Fence, Octopus, Open City, Typo, and various other literary journals. He teaches Russian Literature at Hunter College in NYC and volunteers as en editor in the collective of Ugly Duckling Presse. He lives in Brooklyn.

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CCA's Oakland campus — Nahl Hall.
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