Saturday, October 29, 3 pm
Unaffiliated Reading Series
186 ½ Hampshire St.
Allen Fisher is a poet, painter, publisher and art historian, lives in Hereford, UK. Emeritus Professor of Poetry & Art at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Professor at the University of Northumbria; over 140 single-authored publications of poetry, graphics and art documentation; exhibited in many shows from Fluxus Britannica Tate Britain to Lifting from fear King’s Gallery York. His last eight books were Proposals: poem-image-commentary; Birds; Leans; Confidence in lack, essays; Singularity Stereo, Place; Entanglement; and Gravity.
Ruth Lepson is poet-in-residence at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. In recent years she has been collaborating with musicians and is now a member of Box Lunch, a jazz/poetry group. Her books are I Went Looking for You (blazeVOX.org), Morphology (prose poems and photographs with artist Rusty Crump, also from blazeVOX.org), and Dreaming In Color (Alice James Books). She edited Poetry from Sojourner: A Feminist Anthology (Univ. of Illinois).
Chuck Stebelton's recent chapbooks include A Maximal Object (Mitzvah Press), Flags and Banners (Bronze Skull Press), and Precious (Answer Tag Home Press). He is author of Circulation Flowers (Tougher Disguises, 2005) and he works as Literary Program Director at Woodland Pattern Book Center in Milwaukee.