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Poetry Flash Readings: Aby Kaupang & Matthew Cooperman | East Bay

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Moe’s Books | 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA



Poetry Flash Readings | East Bay

Poetry Flash Readings: Aby Kaupang & Matthew Cooperman | East BayPoetry Flash curates one of the West Coast’s longest running and best known reading series that is open to diverse poetics and provides a forum for poetry’s best.

Over one hundred poets are introduced each year by host, Poetry Flash Associate Editor Richard Silberg, with Editor Joyce Jenkins. Readings take place at Moe’s Books, Berkeley, and at Diesel, A Bookstore, Oakland.

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Aby Kaupang & Matthew Cooperman | Poetry Flash Readings | East Bay

Aby Kaupang‘s new book of poems is Absence is such a Transparent House. Elizabeth Robinson says, “Aby Kaupang’s poetry demonstrates the effects of passion and will as they collide with the brutalities of the world.…Brave, uncanny, and deeply felt, this book balances the delicacies of attention with the fortitude of continuing exploration.” Her first collection was Scenic Fences/Houses Innumerable.

Matthew Cooperman‘s new book of poems is Still. Martha Ronk says of it, “A book as capacious as the ‘capacious being’ at its center, an anti-epic with an antic narrator demonstrating heroic ways to work and love and sing in this, our corrupt and entrapping world.” His first two collections were DaZE and Sacrificial Zinc, winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize; he was a founding editor of Quarter After Eight, and he is poetry editor of Colorado Review.


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