Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The Bad Shadow Affair Press


The Bad Shadow Affair presents an evening of readings with Kim Gek Lin Short, Debrah Morkun, Roxanne Carter & Nicole Beer.

Reading is October 2nd, this Saturday
at 7:30pm
at Lost Lake Lounge (a bar, so you should bring ID if you're drinking)

address: 3602 E. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206

Kim Gek Lin Short is author of The Bugging Watch & Other Exhibits (Tarpaulin Sky Press) and the chapbook Run (Rope-a-Dope). Run's beefed-up full-length edition, China Cowboy, is forthcoming from TSKY in late 2011. Kim's work appears in numerous journals, and in anthologies like narrative (dis)continuities: prose experiments by younger american writers (Recycled Karma Press) and Elective Affinities, a cooperative e-anthology of U.S. poetry. She lives with her husband and daughter in Philadelphia.

Debrah Morkun's first full length book of poetry, Projection Machine, was published by BlazeVox Books in April 2010. She lives in Philadelphia where she curates events and writes with The New Philadelphia Poets (www.newphiladelphiapoets.com). You can visit Debrah at www.debrahmorkun.com.

Roxanne Carter lives in a woodland cabin at 9,000 feet. She is pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Denver. Her writings have recently appeared in Caketrain, La Petite Zine, Drunken Boat and Everyday Genius. She can be found constituting herself at www.persephassa.com.

Nicky Beer is the author of The Diminishing House, published by Carnegie Mellon University Press. She has received a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, a Louis Untermeyer Scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and Discovery/The Nation award. Her poems, fiction, nonfiction, and reviews have been published in Best American Poetry 2007, AGNI, Kenyon Review, Narrative Magazine, The Nation, Nerve, New Orleans Review, Pleiades, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. She teaches at the University of Colorado Denver, where she co-edits the journal Copper Nickel (www.copper-nickel.org).

The Bad Shadow Affair is a new reading series pairing local writers with out-of-towners curated by Sommer Browning and me. Come check it out! badshadowaffair@gmail.com


steven karl said...

Looks like a great series! Give KGLS my regards- she kicks major ass.

Gretch said...

Debrah is my Philly roomie! Tell her the cats are doing okay. xoxo