Saturday, November 01, 2008
Friday, November 7th
709 South Fourth Street
(Between Bainbridge & Monroe Streets, a block and a half from South Street)
Garrett Caples is a poet based in Oakland, CA. He is the author of Complications (Meritage 2007) and The Garrett Caples Reader (Black Square 1999). His poetry cd, Surrealism's Bad Rap, was released by NarrowHouse in 2006. He is the editor of City Lights Pocket Poets #59, Tau by Philip Lamantia and Journey to the End by John Hoffman. His fiction has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail and the anthology Fetish (4 Walls 1998). He also contributed to the State of the Union (Wave 2008) poetry anthology. He is a contributing writer to the SF Bay Guardian specializing in hip-hop. An editor at City Lights Books, Caples is the curator of the upcoming American poetry series, City Lights Spotlight.
Chris McCreary is the author of two books of poems, Dismembers and The Effacements. Poems from a new manuscript, Undone, can be found online at Scantily Clad Press, Fanzine, Eratio, and Turntable & Bluelight. Along with Jenn McCreary, he co-edits ixnay press, a small poetry press based in Philadelphia.