Peter Gizzi & David Larsen reading

Saturday, May 9th, 3pm
Peter Gizzi & David Larsen
Unaffiliated Reading Series
@ Outpost 186
186 1/2 Hampshire Street

Peter Gizzi is the author of The Outernationale, Some Values of Landscape and Weather, Artificial Heart, and Periplum and other poems 1987-1992. His editing projects have included o•bl├ęk: a journal of language arts, The House That Jack Built: The Collected Lectures of Jack Spicer and My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer (co-edited with Kevin Killian). He is currently the poetry editor for The Nation. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Newly relocated from San Francisco's Bay Area, David Larsen is pursuing a career in postgraduate studies at Yale. He is author of The Thorn (Faux, 2005), and translator of Names of the Lion by Abu Abd Allah ibn Khalawayh (Atticus/Finch, 2009). During the St. Mark's Poetry Project Newsletter's 1999-2000 run he provided cover art, and inner graphic thingies. From 2005-2007 he was co-curator of the New Yipes reading/video series at Oakland's 21 Grand.