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Linda Austin, James Yeary, Anna & Leo Daedalus, Lisa Radon, Tony Christy, Arnold Kemp, Mark Owens and Weird Fiction.
In response to, in parallel with, on the occasion of Nina Katchadourian’s Sorted Books exhibition at the Feldman Gallery and Project Space at PNCA, curator Mack McFarland and flux-poet Mark Owens invited a number of Portland poets and performers to do pieces based on the found and the sorted.

Tangent Press Reading: Buuck, Kemp, Hardacker

The Tangent Press & Reading Series Clinton Corner Cafe (SE Clinton and 21st Ave) Saturday, April 10 7 PM David Buuck and Arnold J. Kemp read. Films by Jennifer Hardacker. DAVID BUUCK is the author of The Shunt (Palm Press, 2009) and numerous small-press chapbooks and pamphlets. He is the founder of BARGE (the Bay […]

Bill Berkson in Portland

It’s the Berkson Difference Engine, hitting on the level of the syllable, illuminating arrays, pure products of daily utterance, mining one of the deepest veins of living vocabulary ever. — Clark Coolidge This is going to be good: a rare Northwest visit from important New York School poet and art critic, Bill Berkson. He’ll be […]

Barry Sanders at PMMNLS

I am not the only one to describe encounters with PNCA writer-in-residence Barry Sanders as magic. He is a great thinker, yes, but generous, open, and a warm conversationalist as well. PNCA President Tom Manley calls Barry Sanders, a “grand convivialist,” and he is, and Manley should know having worked with Sanders for many years […]