a portland, ore. poetry concern
Friday, November 7th
Ristretto Roasters, 555 NE Couch St.
Free (but bring $ for beer, coffee, and books!)
Rob Schlegel is the author of January Machine (Four Way Books), selected by Stephen Burt for the 2014 Grub Street National Book Prize, and The Lesser Fields (Center for Literary Publishing, 2009). His poetry and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, The Iowa Review, Poetry, and The Volta. With the poet Daniel Poppick he edits The Catenary Press.
Lisa Ciccarello’s first book of poems, At Night, is forthcoming from Black Ocean. She’s the author of several chapbooks, including Worth Is the Wrong Word, recently out on Black Cake Records. Her poems have appeared in Tin House, Denver Quarterly, PEN Poetry Series, Handsome, Poor Claudia, & Corduroy Mtn, among others. Lisa edits poetry at draft: The Journal of Process.