Monday, September 10, 2007
SUNDAY, September 23rd
6pm SHARP, event is FREE
108 S. 13th St., Philadelphia
reading hosted by CAConrad
Jill Jones is a poet and writer who lives in Sydney, Australia. Her work has been widely published in Australia as well as in a number of print magazines in New Zealand, Canada, the USA, Britain and India. She is also widely published online. Her latest books are her fifth full length work, Broken/Open (Salt, 2005), which was short-listed for The Age Book of the Year 2005 and the 2006 Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize, and three chapbooks, Fold Unfold (Vagabond, 2005); Where the Sea Burns (Picaro, 2004); and Struggle and Radiance: Ten Commentaries (Wild Honey Press, 2004). She has collaborated with photographer Annette Willis on a number of projects. She was a co-founder, with Laurin McKinnon, of BlackWattle Press, Australia’s first gay and lesbian press, and with Michael Farrell she is putting together an anthology of Australian lesbian and gay poetry.
Jessica White, a member of PhillySound, lives and writes in Philadelphia. She is a graduate of Temple University and has been published in Eratio and Ocho.
Jaime Anne Earnest was born on a Monday in June in the fair city of Philadelphia, where she still resides with a spoiled British Shorthair cat, Face. She will happily kick your ass at mahjong or Trivial Pursuit any day of the week. And you can totally feel free to call her James at any juncture. Everybody does.
Joey Yearous-Algozin (pronounced you're us all goes in) was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1980, He now lives in Philadelphia with his partner, Hailey, and is in his first year at Temple's poetry program.