7 P.M., THREE FRIENDS COFFEE HOUSE, CAFFEINATED ART #133, ABEL, YEARY, LARKIN
SE 12TH AND ASH, PORTLAND, OREGON
David Abel is the author of the chapbooks Commonly (Airfoil),While You Were In and Let Us Repair (disposable books, with Leo & Anna Daedalus), and Black Valentine (Chax); a full-length collection is forthcoming in 2012 from Chax Press in Tucson. With Sam Lohmann, he publishes the Airfoil chapbook series. He has devised numerous solo and collaborative performance, film, and intermedia projects; a member of the Spare Room reading series (now in its tenth year), he teaches classes in reading and writing poetry at the Multnomah Arts Center, where he is also the coordinator of the Literary Arts program.
James Yeary is publisher of the little press c_L, and is a frequent correspondent of Nate Orton’s My Day zine series. For reading series Spare Room he has organized an afternoon of poetry for multiple voices and a marathon reading of The Maximus Poems of Charles Olson. He was born in the early afternoon, the point of the day he prefers to be done writing.
Maryrose Larkin is author of Book of Ocean, The Name of this Intersection is Frost, Darc, Inverse and Marrowing. Her next book,The Identification of Ghosts, is forthcoming from Chax Press. She is a member of the Spare Room Collective, as well as a co-editor of Flash+Card Press. Maryrose is interested in using new and old technology to move through the procedural into the unknowable.