August is on! And it’s hot tonight. We have Justin Huang, Katie Jacobson, and Anne Shaw reading on August 10th, 2012. We go on at 7:30pm at Stories Books in Echo Park, as always, hang out and buy a book or a most delicious iced coffee.
Justin Huang is an editor and producer based in Los Angeles. He is second-generation Taiwanese American, born and raised in sun-kissed Southern California. He studied English literature and writing at Pomona College and Oxford University. He's a featured blogger on the Huffington Post, and he writes a sociosexual blog called I AM YELLOW PERIL.
KATIE JACOBSON IS A BEAR/SHARK HYBRID ORIGINALLY FROM NEW JERSEY. HER MFA FROM CALARTS GOT HER A JOB AT A BOOKSTORE. SHE IS A GQ MOTHERFUCKER WHO LIKES TO WRITE ABOUT GENETIC MUTANTS. HER WORK HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN VALEVEIL'S CASEBOK/EKPHRASIS PROJECT AND IN HOT TEA, COLD WATER. KATIE SELF-PUBLISHED A ZINE, VERGANGENHEITSBEWÄLTIGUNG, IN 2009, AND HAS SINCE AUTHORED VARIOUS PAMPHLETS UNDER THE PSEUDONYM "ANARCHY SHARK." SHE CO-CURATES THE READING SERIES YOU ARE CURRENTLY AT. SEE HER UNFINISHED WEBSITE AT . HER BIO IS IN ALL CAPS.
Anne Shaw is the author of Undertow, winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize, and Shatter and Thrust, forthcoming from Persea Books in 2013. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous literary journals including Harvard Review, Black Warrior Review, Denver Quarterly, Crab Orchard Review, and New American Writing. Her extended poetry project can be found on Twitter at twitter.com/anneshaw. She is currently a student of sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Next event, September 14th.