Saturday, June 27, 2009

Back Room Live ! SATURDAY NIGHT ! Mumolo ! Burford ! Zetter ! Prickett

IMG_0919 MAURICE BURFORD ! SHARON ZETTER ! BEN PRICKETT ! and this months currator SARA MUMOLO ! for poetry and prose !

Maurice Burford lives and writes in a giant squid's den in Ashland, Oregon. He has been published in NOÖ Journal, Cannot Exist, Pindeldyboz, and My Name is Mud, and co-author (w/ Jess Rowan) of the chapbook Prithee (Abraham Lincoln Press, 2009). In his leisure hours he cracks eggs and co-edits PinchPinchPress ( and (occasionally) blogs at


Sharon Zetter writes words between co-editing the journals Retired Unicorn and MARY, book binding, and battling with paint and yarn. She is currently working on building a dacha, possibly made of straw, with five other humans. Documentation of their exploits can be found at Her poems have found home in Hanging Loose, Slipstream, Ink Node, Soft Skull and Blood Pudding Press. sorrel.jpg

SARA MUMOLO curates the Studio One Reading Series in Oakland, CA . She edits CALAVERAS with Alisa Heinzman. Previous projects including editing MARY Magazine and co-editing Sorry IV Snake . Find her poems forthcoming in Coconut, Typo, Letterbox, Dusie & Cannibal. Read some now in Shampoo, Barnaby Jones 2, Hoboeye, Article Journal & Berkeley Poetry Review. n1213616_41917225_9415


Ben Prickett is a recent graduate of the M.F.A program at Saint Mary’s College, where held the MFA advisory board scholarship for literary excellence. He is from Birmingham, Alabama, and now lives in Oakland.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Elizabeth Terrazas


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Thursday, June 18, 2009

2009 BAY AREA POETRY MARATHON THIS Saturday night June 20th 7pm!

“An ear and mind opener… this event delivers the real thing: edgy stuff, poetry with a real bite!” –SAN FRANCISCO  magazine
the first *******2009 BAY AREA POETRY MARATHON******* is THIS Saturday Night!
Come hear poetry by: ME * SAMANTHA GILES * CAROLINE GOODWIN * OWEN HILL * SARA MUMULO * ERIC OLSON * STEPHEN VINCENT * DELLA WATSON * JESSICA WICKENS at THE LAB, 2948 16th Street (@ Capp), San Francisco *1 block from the Mission BART stop*

Hope to see you there +V.