If Not For Kidnap

a portland, ore. poetry concern

Melissa Broder, James Gendron, and Rauan Klassnik

Friday, June 13at 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Ristretto Roasters at 555 NE Couch

As always, free and open to the public. We love to see you. Doors open for coffee or beer anytime; poetry at 7:30.

Melissa Broder is the author of three collections of poems, most recently SCARECRONE (Publishing Genius; 2014). Poems appear or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, POETRY, Fence, The Missouri Review, Guernica, et al. The Chicago Tribune says her poetry “risks the divine” and Flavorwire calls her work “unbelievable and overwhelming for its imaginative power alone.” She has a cult following of 13k teen girls and a few adults on Twitter, and lives in Venice, CA. melissabroder.com

Rauan Klassnik is the author of Sky Rat (Spork, 2014) and two Black Ocean books: Holy Land (2008), and The Moon’s Jaw (2013). He spends most of his life these days Dreaming About Ron Silliman.

James Gendron is the author of Sexual Boat (Sex Boats) and the chapbook Money Poems. He was born in Portland, Maine, and lives in Portland, Oregon.


This entry was posted on June 9, 2014 by in Portland Poetry Reading.

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