Sam Cha, Amanda Cook & Joseph Torra

Saturday, April 28, 3 pm
Unaffiliated Reading Series
Outpost 186
186 ½ Hampshire St.
Inman Sq., Cambridge

Sam Cha is an MFA candidate at UMass Boston. His poems, prose, and translations have appeared in anderboapt, Radius, Opium Online, decomP, and ASIA. He was the 2011 and 2012 recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize at UMass Boston. He lives in Cambridge, MA.

Amanda Cook  lives in Gloucester with her husband, James, children Abigail and Samuel, and cat, Gata.  She fills her house and writing with bits of fabric, yarn, greens from the garden, fiddles, a spinning wheel and good whiskey.  Her book, Ironstone Whirlygig, is forthcoming from Pressed Wafer.

Joseph Torra: Poet, novelist, editor (lift magazine, Pressed Wafer, Selected Poems of Stephen Jonas). Author of many novels and books of poetry.  (My Ground Trilogy, They Say, Call Me Waiter, The Bystander's Scrapbook, Keep Watching the Sky, After the Chinese among others). Newest poetry title is Time Being from Quale Press. In summer of 2012 PFP Publishing will reissue My Ground Trilogy under one cover.