Poetry Project / Unnameable Books

Flim Forum Press + PEACE EVENTS

aaaaaaaaaaalice @ Unnameable Books
Saturday, February 28th, 8pm
456 Bergen Street

Jennifer Karmin (with guest readers Tisa Bryant, Jennifer Firestone, and a few surprises) performing selections from her text-sound composition aaaaaaaaaaalice. There will also be readings by Flim Forum Press editors Matthew Klane and Adam Golaski.

Jennifer Karmin curates the Red Rover Series and is a founding member of the public art group Anti Gravity Surprise. Her multidisciplinary projects have been presented nationally at festivals, artist-run spaces, community centers, and on city streets. She teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and works as a Poet-in-Residence for the Chicago Public Schools. Recent poems are published in Cannot Exist, MoonLit, Otoliths, and the anthologies Come Together: Imagine Peace (Bottom Dog Press), Not A Muse (Haven Books), and The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century (Cracked Slab Books).

Adam Golaski has some new work in Little Red Leaves, Torpedo, The Lifted Brow, and an anthology of horror stories called Exotic Gothic II. His story "They Look Like Little Girls" won the Supernatural Tales readers' poll--$35! Some of his translation of Sir Gawain & the Green Knight--called "Green"--will be reprinted in the next Drunken Boat "Mistranslation" feature. He edits Flim Forum Press books with Matthew Klane. Adam's review of There Are Birds, by John Taggart, appeared in the January issue of Open Letters Monthly, and has been receiving some very nice attention. His daughter Elizabeth can recite most of the alphabet, loves the letter "W," and is learning how to jump.

Matthew Klane is co-editor/founder of Flim Forum Press, publisher of the anthologies Oh One Arrow (2007) and A Sing Economy (2008). His book is B_____ Meditations from Stockport Flats Press (2008). His latest chapbooks include Friend Delighting the Eloquent, Sorrow Songs, and The- Associated Press. Also see: The Meister-Reich Experiments, a sprawling hypertext, online at www.housepress.org. He currently lives and writes in Albany, NY.

A Sing Economy @ The Poetry Project
Friday, February 27th, 10pm
131 E. 10th Street
$8 / $7 students & seniors / $5 members

Jennifer Karmin
Thom Donovan
Jessica Smith
Matthew Klane
John Cotter
Adam Golaski
Kate Schapira
Stepanie Strickland
Eric Gelsinger
Deborah Poe


AWP Chicago

Flim, Coach House, TinFish

AWP Off-Site Event
Thursday February 12th
Links Hall
3435 N. Sheffield, #207

Flim Forum Press will join Coach House Books and TinFish Press @ AWP afterhours in Chicago. The Flim section of the evening will be 9:30-10:30, and feature readings from Brandon Shimoda, Barrett Gordon, Laura Sims, Harold Abramowitz, Amanda Ackerman, Mathew Timmons, Matthew Klane, and Deborah Poe. The event will conclude w/ a tag team reading open to all.

Drop in anytime. Last entry 10:30pm.

Links Hall will also be hosting AWP events on Friday, February 13th (Red Rover Experiment #26: A Small Press Showcase) and Saturday, February 14th (Performance Ventures).

See you in Chicago!