Upcoming Reading: Accidental Player in Philadelphia

I will be reading in Philadelphia in September. Details here.

The reading will be on September 9th at 8pm at Tattooed Mom. Thank you to Gina Myers for hosting, and Paul Siegell for encouraging me to get involved. Reader information here:

Paul Siegell is the author of Take Out Delivery (Spuyten Duyvil, 2018), as well as wild life rifle fire, jambandbootleg and Poemergency Room. He is a senior editor at Painted Bride Quarterly and has contributed to American Poetry Review, Black Warrior Review, Rattle, and many other fine journals. Kindly find more of his work – and concrete poetry t-shirts – at ReVeLeR @ eYeLeVeL (paulsiegell.blogspot.com) and @paulsiegell.

Laura Spagnoli is the author of the chapbook My Dazzledent Days (ixnay press). Her poems have appeared in Bedfellows, Painted Bride Quarterly, Apiary, The Literary Review, Trinity Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Philadelphia and teaches French at Temple University.

Zain Aslam is a poet from Illinois. His poems can be found in Sink Review, Inspicio Magazine, and Bodega Magazine — along with the anthology ‘Eight Miami Poets’ from Jai-Alai Books. He’s also the author of the pamphlet ‘I Don’t Remember’, published through the Scotland based series If A Lead Falls Press. He currently lives in Philadelphia.

Elizabeth Scanlon is the Editor of The American Poetry Review. She is the author of Lonesome Gnosis (Horsethief Books, 2017), The Brain Is Not the United States/The Brain Is the Ocean (The Head & The Hand Press, 2016) and Odd Regard (ixnay press, 2013). She is a Pushcart Prize winner and her poems have appeared in many magazines including Boston Review, Ploughshares, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, and others. She lives in Philadelphia.

Greg Bem is a loud librarian living in Southeast Seattle. His current major poetic project, Construction, comments on gentrification and displacement in the historically-diverse Columbia City neighborhood, which he has called home or near-home for seven years. He is enthralled with and terrified by investigations of the psyche of privilege, and readily explores his advantaged life on the occupied and unceded territories of the Duwamish and other Salish tribes. Greg has previously been involved with poetry and conceptual art communities in Rhode Island, Philadelphia, Seattle, and Phnom Penh. He spends most of his professional life fighting oppression and supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives in Washingtonian community and technical colleges.