Mar 112015

A Celebration of Conrad Hilberry

The Savory Wheel Release Party

KBAC Gallery, Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. 

Page from The Savory Wheel

Join us to celebrate the work of poet Conrad Hilberry.
Favorite poems by Hilberry will be read by local poets and friends, and the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center will release a new handmade, limited edition of his book The Savory Wheel. 
Also featured will be the 2014 KBAC letterpress publication, God of Longevity by Hilberry, printed on handmade paper.
Jan 092015

Lo Kwa Mei-en and Brandon Lamson

Poets in Print: KBAC Gallery, Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Broadside Artists: Jeffery Evergreen & Jennifer Zona

Lo Kwa Mei-en is from Singapore and Ohio. Her first book, Yearling, won the 2013 Kundiman Poetry Prize and is forthcoming from Alice James Books. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Ninth Letter, The Kenyon Review, West Branch, and other journals.

Brandon Dean Lamson’s first book, Starship Tahiti, won the Juniper Prize for Poetry.  Many of the poems in the collection are based on his experiences teaching inmates on Rikers Island.  He is also the author of a chapbook entitled Houston Gothic (LaMunde Press, 2007)andhis recent work has appeared in Brilliant Corners, NO INFINITE, and Buddhadharma Quarterly.  He teaches courses in writing and literature at the University of Houston’s Honors College.

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