Poets in Print

April 2009: Carrie Olivia Adams, Janet Holmes & Rauan Klassnik

Saturday, April 11, 2009

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

Carrie Olivia Adams, Janet Holmes & Rauan Klassnik with broadsides by Katie Platte.



Adams, Holmes, Klassnik by Platte

Poet: Carrie Olivia Adams, Janet Holmes, Rauan Klassnik
Artist: Katie Platte
Poem: from Intervening Absence, 186.12 (247), from All the Messiahs



Carrie Olivia Adams

Carrie Olivia Adams is a book publicist for the University of Chicago Press and the poetry editor for the independent publisher Black Ocean. Her poems and reviews have appeared in such journals as Backwards City Review, Cranky, DIAGRAM, Lilies and Cannonballs Review, and Verse. She is the author of Intervening Absence (Ahsahta 2009) and the chapbook “A Useless Window.” In addition, she creates short poem‑films of some of her work, a selection of which can be seen on her website: colivia.blogspot.com.

Janet Holmes

Janet Holmes is author of five books of poetry, most recently The ms of m y kin from Shearsman Books and F2f from University of Notre Dame Press. A professor in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Boise State University, she is Director and Editor of Ahsahta Press.

Rauan Klassnik

Rauan Klassnik first book Holy Land released April 2008 from Black Ocean. An e‑chapbook, “Ringing” has since released from Kitchen Press. Rauan’s poems can be found at Coconut, Action Yes, Typo, Eleven Eleven, No Tell Motel and other on‑line and print journals.