Poet in Print: KBAC Gallery, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, 7:00 p.m.
Broadside artist: Nikkita Cohoon
[Click on image to go that item in the KBAC broadside shop]
Lily Brown was born in Boston, Massachusetts and currently lives and teaches in Chicago, Illinois. She holds an M.F.A. from Saint Mary’s College of California, and her poems have appeared in Fence, Pleiades, Octopus, Typo, Tarpaulin Sky, and Handsome, among other journals. Her first chapbook, The Renaissance Sheet, was published by Octopus Books in 2007, and her second chapbook, Old with You, is forthcoming from Kitchen Press this winter.
Amanda Nadelberg is the author of Isa the Truck Named Isadore (Slope Editions, 2006). Her poems have appeared in journals like Conduit, Vanitas, Typo, jubilat and No: a journal of the arts. A graduate of Carleton College, she is currently attending the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Joshua Marie Wilkinson is the author of three books, including Suspension of a Secret in Abandoned Rooms (Pinball Publishing, 2005) and Lug Your Careless Body out of the Careful Dusk: A Poem in Fragment (Iowa, 2006) and two more are forthcoming: The Book of Whispering in the Projection Booth (Tupelo, 2009) and 12×12: Conversations in 21st Century Poetry & Poetics (Iowa, 2009). He teaches creative writing and literature at Loyola University.
Nikkita Cohoon has created a broadside to commemorate the event. The broadside incorporates letterpress text and relief printmaking techniques. Nikkita is an artist living and working in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She holds a BFA from Memphis College of Art in Printmaking. You can view her work at nikkitacohoon.com.