Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Absinthe 18 is coming soon!

Absinthe 18 is coming soon and it’s full of exceptional art & writing from Europe, including a short play by Vlad Zografi, and poetry & prose by Marie-Claire Bancquart, Nichita Stanescu, Pia Tafdrup, Sladjan Lipovec, Marco Candida, Kristina Lugn, Hernan Migoya, Marko Pogacar, Iulian Ciocan, Jose Corredor-Matheos, Kamil Bouska, Jiri Brynda, and a brief intro to Galician literature featuring Xabier Cordal, Anton Lopo, Anxo Rei Ballesteros, and Manuel Rivas. In addition, we have communiqué’s from Copenhagen, Prague, Rome, and Helsinki, along with cover art and a portfolio by Cyril Kuhn. 

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Monday, September 24, 2012

Wednesday Night Sessions Returns!

Join us on Wednesday, September 26th, at Mentobe Cafe in Farmington for the return of our monthly reading series Wednesday Night Sessions.

Our first reading of the fall features these three fantastic writers:

Terry Blackhawk is the author of five previous poetry collections, includingEscape Artist, winner of the 2002 John Ciardi Prize. She has received the Foley Poetry Prize, the Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, the Michigan Governor’s Award for Arts Education, and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. She is founding director of Detroit’s acclaimed InsideOut Literary Arts Project and lives and writes not far from the river in Detroit, Michigan.

Francine J. Harris is a Detroit native whose recent work has appeared inRattle, Callaloo, and Michigan Quarterly Review and she is the author of the recent chapbook between old trees. She is a Cave Canem fellow, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and is currently a Zell Post-MFA Fellowship recipient at the University of Michigan.

C.J. Opperthauser is a Michigander living and teaching in Ohio. His poems have been published in Cleveland Review,Midwestern Gothic, and Controlled Burn, among others. He likes to run and fish, and blogs at http://thicketsandthings.tumblr.com.