Issue 13 Launch Reading

UPSTAIRS AT DUROC
invites you to a LAUNCH READING for its Issue # 13 

Come pick up your copy and listen to new work by

 JANE COPE     KIT FRYATT

PANSY MAURER-ALVAREZ     JOE ROSS

WHEN: Thursday February 9, 2012, 7 PM

 WHERE: Berkeley Books of Paris, 8 rue Casimir Delavigne, 75006 Paris, Métro Odéon

About the readers:

Jane Cope is a Midwestern transplant to Paris where she is currently at work on a narrative sequence.

Kit Fryatt lectures in English in Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin, and organizes the activities of the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies. Extracurricularly, she runs the Wurm im Apfel reading series and the associated Wurm Press. She won the Stinging Fly prize for the best individual piece of writing in The Stinging Fly magazine in 2009. Her work has appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, The Shop, The Argotist Online, Digital Behemoth and elsewhere, and she has performed at many poetry festivals including Electric Picnic, the Flat Lake Festival and Hunters Moon Festival (Ireland). 

Pansy Maurer-Alvarez has lived in Europe since 1973. Her poetry appears in anthologies & numerous magazines internationally. A chapbook, Ant-Small and Amorous, with French translations by Anne Talvaz, recently came out from Corrupt Press, Paris. Her other collections are: Dolores: The Alpine Years and When the Body Says It’s Leaving (both from Hanging Loose Press, Brooklyn); and an artist’s collaboration, Lovers Eternally Nearing (Editions Thomas Howeg, Zurich). She is a Contributing Editor for the British magazine Tears in the Fence

Joe Ross is the author of twelve books of poetry, most recently Wordlick (Green Integer Press, 2011) and Strata (Dusie Press, 2008). He has also published Fractured // Connections . . . , bilingual Italian/English (La Camera Verde Press) and EQUATIONS = equals (Green Integer Press, 2004). Former Literary Editor of the arts bi-monthly The Washington Review from 1991-1997, and co-founder of both the In Your Ear reading series in Washington, D.C. and the Beyond the Page reading series in San Diego, CA, he received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award for his poetry in 1997 and is the three time winner of the Gertrude Stein Poetry Award in 2003, 2005, and 2006. He presently resides in Paris.