PRIVATE LINE presents GODSPELL: THE BECKONING
Saturday April 6, 7pm *doors* for 8pm reading – late. Free.[ featuring ] Brandon DOWNING
Clark COOLIDGE [ in celebration of ] MELLOW ACTIONS <> downing (fence)
THE CRISIS OF INFINITE WORLDS <> ward (futurepoem)
88 SONNETS <> coolidge (fence)
A BOOK BEGINNING WHAT AND ENDING AWAY <> coolidge (fence) [ in warning that ] ** UNLIKE ALL OTHERS **
** THIS READING WILL START **
** AT 8 SHARP ** [ party + beer by KELSO + music + dancing ] DJ Nicole REBER
midnight or earlier [ chapbook ] Designed for the occasion
by Kendra SULLIVAN
for all guests, who are all invited.
BRANDON DOWNING is a writer and visual artist whose books of poetry include The Shirt Weapon, Mellow Actions, AT ME and Dark Brandon, as well as Lake Antiquity, a monograph of literary collages from 1996-2008. A feature-length collection of collaged digital shorts, Dark Brandon: Eternal Classics, dropped in 2007. A 2nd volume is forthcoming; see clips at www.youtube.com/user/
DANA WARD is the author of This Can’t Be Life (Edge), & the Crisis of Infinite Worlds, just out from Futurepoem. Some Other Deaths of Bas Jan Ader is forthcoming from Flowers & Cream. He lives in Cincinnati where he edits Perfect Lovers Press with Paul Coors.
CLARK COOLIDGE is the author of more than 60 books of poetry, among them Own Face, Space, At Egypt, The Crystal Text, The Maintains, Solution Passage, and Mine: The One That Enters the Stories. More recent collections include This Time We Are Both, The Act of Providence, and the just-published 88 Sonnets and A Book Beginning What and Ending Away, both from Fence Books. He is also the editor of Philip Guston: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Conversations (University of California, 2010) and still motors out for the occasional jazz session with his dented, gilded sticks. He lives in Petaluma, California with his wife, Susan.
KelSo Beer Company of Brooklyn generously sponsored this event.
Private Line is operated by Kendra Sullivan, Megan Ewing, Dylan Gauthier & Macgregor Card.