Exciting October! Matias Viegener, Calvin Pennix and Elizabeth Hall will be reading on October 12, at 8 pm, at Stories Books & Café.
Elizabeth Hall was born in Louisiana and raised in Georgia by two back-to-the-landers who got bored. She is currently finishing her first nonfiction book, I HAVE DEVOTED MY LIFE TO THE CLITORIS, a study of small things.
Calvin Pennix holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Chapman University and lives with his wife and daughter in Mission Viejo, CA. He is currently an instructor at Everest College, where he teaches Composition, American Literature, Critical Thinking and Algebra. Calvin’s first book of poetry, Grounds, was published by Argotist Books, his second collection, Around/About, was published by Differentia Press and his chapbook, All Dried Up, was published by quarter after press. Calvin has been a featured artist at Counterexample Poetics and has had his poetry recently appear in Mad Hatters Review Blog, On Barcelona, Otoliths, Certain Circuits, experiential-experimental-literature, The Altered Scale, and Upstairs at Duroc. He is also the founding editor of quarter after/quarter after press a place for poetry, poetics and art and a visual artist represented by Gallery 207
Matias Viegener is an artist, author and critic who teaches at CalArts. He is one of the founders of the art collective Fallen Fruit, which has exhibited internationally in Mexico, Colombia, Denmark, Austria, and at LACMA, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and ARCO 2010 in Madrid. He writes regularly on art for X-tra and ArtUS, has recently published in Cabinet, Journal of Aesthetics & Protest, Radical History Review, and Black Clock. He is the co-editor of Séance in Experimental Writing and The Noulipian Analects. His book of experimental non-fiction, 2500 Random Things About Me, Too has recently been published by Les Figues Press.
Stay tuned for November, with Duff Brenna and others tba.