This event will be held at our 9th Ave. store
Teresa K. Miller, Elizabeth Hall, and Jordan Okumura read from their latest work.
About the writers:
Jordan Okumura is a writer and editor. Her work has been published in Gargoyle, DIRTY:DIRTY (Jaded Ibis Press), Black Rabbit, and First Stop Fiction. Jordan lives and works in Sacramento, California where she is an editor for trade news publications in the agricultural industry and is a regular contributor at Enclave/Entropy. Gaijin is her first book..
Teresa K. Miller is the author of sped (Sidebrow) and Forever No Lo (Tarpaulin Sky Press) as well as co-editor of Food First: Selected Writings from 40 Years of Movement Building (Food First Books). Her poems and essays have appeared in ZYZZYVA, Alternet, Common Dreams, DIAGRAM, and elsewhere. A graduate of the Mills College MFA program, she lives near Portland, Oregon.
Elizabeth Hall is the author of the chapbook, Two Essays (eohippus labs), and the book, I Have Devoted My Life to the Clitoris, which is recently out from Tarpaulin Sky Press. She also plays bass in the band Pine Family.
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Poetry. The death of a parent by vehicular homicide, the difficulty of meeting the needs of children with severe autism, the dissolution of identity and relationships in an era of unending genocide and terror by war--these three poetic sequences piece together an intimate mourning, circuitous and sewn, a symptom of grief and the recursive process of grieving.