This is to invite you to Mathias Svalina's book release party coupled with a Bad Shadow Affair reading THIS Saturday, featuring Maureen Owen, Steven Karl, and J. Mae Barizo, and Mathias Svalina. We'd love love love to see you there. Love.
Here is the info:
Saturday August 13th
Lost Lake Lounge | 3602 East Colfax | Denver, Colorado
Maureen Owen (born July 6, 1943 in Graceville, Minnesota ) is an American poet, editor, and biographer. She has served as the Program Coordinator and Acting Director of the Poetry Project at St Mark's-in-the-Bowery, New York City, where she has also taught workshops in writing and magazine production. She has published many books including American Rush: Selected Poems, AE [Amelia Earhart], Hearts in Space, Imaginary Income and Zombie Notes.
Born in Toronto, J. Mae Barizo was shortlisted for Canada's 2008 Robert Kroetsch award for Innovative Poetry and Ahsahta Press's Sawtooth Poetry Prize. She has received an International Publication Award from Atlanta Review, and was an Editor's Prize finalist for Spoon River Poetry Review. As a prize winner in the William Stafford Award, she was published in Rosebud. Her work has also appeared in Baltimore Review, Boxcar Poetry Review, Sink Review, Atlanta Review, among others. She has work forthcoming in Prairie Schooner and Bellingham Review. She is the author of
two chapbooks, "The Concert Review" and "The Marble Palace."
Mathias Svalina is a co-editor of Octopus Books and Octopus Magazine. He is the author of Destruction Myth and the newly released I Am A Very Productive Entrepreneur.
Steven Karl is the author of the chapbooks, emissions/ of (H_NGM_N, 2011), (Ir)Rational Animals (Flying Guillotine Press, 2010) and State(s) of Flux w/ Joseph Lappie (Peptic Robot Press, 2009). He has poems in or forthcoming from EOAGH, With +Stand, pax americana, Taiga, Jellyfish and collaborative poems with Angela Veronica Wong in Super Arrow. In one way or another, he is involved with Sink Review, Cold Front Magazine, Borough Writing Workshops and Stain of Poetry. He sometimes blogs at stevenkarl.blogspot.com.