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Impossible Language

05/06/16
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Crosstown Arts
430 N Cleveland
Memphis, TN 38104 United States

NEW LOCATION: Crosstown Arts at 430 N. Cleveland 

The final “episode” of this season Impossible Language will incorporate poetry and visual projections. Featuring readings and more by:

DOUGLAS PICCINNINI was born in New York City in 1982. He has been awarded residencies by The Vermont Studio Center, Art Farm in Marquette, NE and, The Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia. In 2014, he was selected by Dorothea Lasky as a winner of the Summer Literary Seminars for Poetry. He is the author of Story Book: a novella, and a collection of poems, Blood Oboe.

CHRIS HOSEA was born in Princeton, New Jersey, in 1973, and his first book of poems, Put Your Hands In, was selected by John Ashbery as the winner of the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets. His work as a visual artist includes Over Time Across Space, with Kim Bennett, which was the subject of a 2015 full-gallery exhibition at Transmitter in Brooklyn, New York. His poems have appeared in 6×6, The American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Brooklyn Rail, Web Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Harvard Review, New American Review, Prelude, White Wall Review, and VOLT. He lives in Brooklyn.

JONATHAN MAY grew up in Zimbabwe as the child of missionaries. He lives and teaches in Memphis, TN. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in [PANK], Superstition Review, Shark Reef, Duende, One, Winter Tangerine Review, and Rock & Sling. He’s recently translated the play Dreams by Günter Eich into English. Read more at http://memphisjon.wordpress.com/


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