Join writers Jeff Hoffman, Mandy Kahn, Andrea Lambert, and Eireene Nealand as they read their work for the Rhapsodomancy Reading series.
When: Sunday, February 12, 2012
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. – Reading begins at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Good Luck Bar, 1514 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, 90027 (east Hollywood/Silver Lake: corner of Hollywood & Hillhurst)
Who: 21 and over only.
$3 suggested donation at door. There will be a cash bar.
Jeff Hoffman’s first book of poems, Journal of American Foreign Policy, won the New Issues Poetry Prize and was recently featured in Poets & Writers as one of the notable debuts of 2011. His poems have appeared in The New Republic, Ploughshares, Spinning Jenny, and elsewhere. He has been a Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford and a Chesterfield Screenwriting Fellow with Paramount Pictures. He currently works as a creative executive at Phoenix Pictures, a film production company in Los Angeles.
Mandy Kahn is co-author, with Aaron Rose, of the nonfiction book Collage Culture (JRP/Ringer). Her poetry is anthologized in From Totems to Hip-Hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry Across the Americas, edited by Ishmael Reed. She’s been a columnist for Foam, a guest columnist for the Los Angeles Times and a contributor to Glamour. She is writer-in-residence for The Series, a live monthly event that takes place on the rooftop of the Standard Hotel downtown, for which she writes poetry, prose and experimental theater to accompany works of contemporary dance, performance art and music. As a poet, she’s been a featured reader in the Red(D)ress series at Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, the Little Birds series at Tavin, the Serenade Sunset series for the Silver Lake Jubilee festival, the Redondo Poets series at the Coffee Cartel, and on radio station KXLU. Mandy lives in Echo Park. www.collageculture.com
Andrea Lambert is the author of Jet Set Desolate (Future Fiction London, 2009) and Lorazepam and the Valley of Skin / 730910-2155 (valeveil, 2009) She holds an MFA in Critical Studies from CalArts, and is co-curator of the Featherless reading series. Her work has appeared in 3:AM Magazine, SUNSET.UNFO!, Chronometry, You’ve Probably Read this Before, Tomorrow’s Literature Today (forthcoming) and the So-Cal Telephone Book (forthcoming). She has performed at the West Hollywood Book Fair, the Los Angeles Road Concerts, the 2nd New Los Angeles Folk Festival, homo-centric and the REDCAT Lounge.
Eireene Nealand’s short stories, poems, and translations have been published in Sidebrow, the St. Petersgurg Review, Fourteen Hills, ZYZZYVA and the Western Humanities Review, among other places. She won an Elisabeth Kostova Foundation Fellowship to attend a fiction seminar in Sozopol, Bulgaria, and was the 2004 Ivan Klima Fellow in Fiction at the Prague Summer Programs. In addition to working as a writer, she is currently graduate student at UC Santa Cruz, where she studies proprioception, a neurobiological phenomenon that allows us to see textures and shifts.
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