“Women in Public” Poetry Reading | City Lights Books
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City Lights Books | 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Elaine Kahn reads new poetry celebrating the release of Women in Public, No. 13 in the City Lights Spotlight Poetry Series. Elaine is joined by Alli Warren, author of Here Come the Warm Jets (City Lights Spotlight No. 10) and Don’t Go Home with Your Heart On (Faux Press).
Musician, poet, artist, Elaine Kahn was born in Evanston, Illinois and is currently based in Oakland, California. She received an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a BA from California College of the Arts. Kahn is the author of three poetry chapbooks, A Voluptuous Dream During an Eclipse (2012), Customer (2010), and Radiant Bottle Caps (2008), and is a contributor to Art Papers. Her music project, Horsebladder, has toured widely throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is also co-founder of the feminist puppet troop P. Splash Collective and managing editor of the small press Flowers & Cream.
“Elaine Kahn’s poems touch me somewhere deep. I don’t know how or why, but I’m willing to go wherever she wants to take me.” —Kim Gordon
Categories: Literature, San Francisco