Tuesday, September 15, 2009

David Larsen and Brandon Brown! This weekend!

Don't miss this stupendous weekend of awesomeness:

David Larsen and Brandon Brown read and perform works in conversation with Translation:
September 18, 2009: Event begins at 7:30pm
Timken Hall at CCA San Francisco
1111 8th Street, San Francisco
$8-15 admission
members free!
Then: join us for a Dialogues event with David Larsen where he presents his talk: Translation as Conceptual Writing Practice
September 19, 2009: Event begins at 1pm
Classroom 101 at CCA San Francisco
1111 8th Street, San Francisco
$10 admission/$5 for members

David Larsen returns for his first Bay Area reading since leaving San Francisco last summer. For a time, he was a co-curator of the New Yipes poetry and video series at Oakland's 21 Grand. He now lives in New Haven, where he is writing a book on historical semiotics. His translation of al-Husayn ibn Ahmad ibn Khalawayh's treatise on the Names of the Lion appeared this year from Atticus/Finch (Seattle). Find discussion about this new work here.

Brandon Brown is a poet. In 2008, TAXT press published Camels! In 2009, Mitzvah Chaps will publish Wondrous Things I Have Seen. He co-curated the Performance Writing series at New Langton Arts, The (New) Reading Series at 21 Grand gallery, and publishes small press books under the imprint OMG!

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