Monday, April 27, 2009

This Friday! Lau and Vincent!

Friday, May 1, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.
CCA- Timken Hall

Stephen Vincent’s most recent poetry books include Triggers, a Shearsman ebook (, a faux ebook, Sleeping with Sappho (, and Walking Theory (Junction Press: 2007), the latter of which Ron Silliman wrote: “... these are the poems Stephen Vincent has been preparing to write his entire life. They definitely pass the “take the top of your head off” test. I went cover to cover without even sitting up…” Recent poems have appeared in the current issues New American Poetry, Crayon, Jacket and the forthcoming Vanitas. A visual artist, his show Haptics will open at the Braunstein-Quay Gallery from January 22 through February 21, 2009.

A noted teacher and publisher, in the 1970’s and early 80’s, his Momo’s Press published Beverly Dahlen’s first two books, Out of the Third and A Reading 1 – 7, as well as early volumes by many other then locals, including Victor Hernandez Cruz, Jessica Hagedorn, and Hilton Obenzinger, and Shocks, a critical magazine. A longtime San Franciscan, his popular blog of poems, walks, photographs, haptics and occasional political commentary is found at

David Lau's first book of poems is Virgil and the Mountain Cat. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Fourteen Hills, Jubilat, Denver Quarterly, Pool, Willdlife, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere. He is co-editor of Lana Turner: a Journal of Poetry and Opinion. He teaches writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Cabrillo College

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