Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Series A Literary Reading

September 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Ray Bianchi
Jimmy Wynn Ensemble

At the Hyde Park Art Center.
5020 S. Cornell Avenue
Chicago, IL

Raymond L Bianchi lived for most of the 1990's in Latin America in Brazil and Bolivia. A native of suburban Chicago and the child of Italian Immigrants, he worked in international publishing since 1996. His poetry has appeared or is upcoming in Antennae, Near South, Tin Lustre Mobile, 26, Moria, Red River Review, Sentence, Bird Dog, Literatura e Cultura and his essays have appeared in the Economist and the Financial Times. He is the section editor of the fall 2006 issue of Aufgabe, which includes a translation section of contemporary Brazilian poetry that he translated. His book Circular Descent was published by Blaze Vox Press in 2004, and a chapbook, The American Master, was published by Moria Books in 2006. He is the publisher of Cracked Slab Books in Chicago and edits the website chicagopostmodernpoetry.com.

The Jimmy Wynn Ensemble is composed of Chicago writers Dale Barrigar, Michael Antonucci, and Garin Cycholl. The Ensemble's previous work has appeared with Exquisite Corpse, Admit 2, and the Guild Complex Series.

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Myopic Books, Sep 10, Paolo Javier & Tim Yu

Myopic Poetry Series presents


Sunday, September 10, 7 p.m.
Myopic Books
1564 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago

PAOLO JAVIER is the author of 60 lv bo(e)mbs (O Books), and the time at the end of this writing (Ahadada), which received a Small Press Traffic Book of the Year Award. He edits 2nd Ave Poetry, and lives in New York.

TIM YU's poetry and prose have appeared in Chicago Review, Meanjin, SHAMPOO, and The Poetry Project Newsletter. He teaches English at the University of Toronto. A native of the Chicago area, he now lives in Toronto and Chicago.