June 22 Joint Reading with Berlin Journal Sand

Come celebrate summer in a lovely Place des Vosges art gallery while listening to exciting work by writers from Berlin:

Julian SMITH-NEWMAN, Donna STONECIPHER, Diana THOW, Jane FLETT and Paris poets Nina KARACOSTA and Barbara BECK

Friday June 22, 2012, at 7 PM.

At GALERIE CLAVREUL, 25 Place des Vosges, 75003 Paris, Metro St. Paul or Bastille


Julian SMITH-NEWMAN is a writer, editor, and translator living in Berlin. His poetry and prose have appeared in the Greenbelt ReviewChamber FourLiterary Laundry, and elsewhere. He is the poetry editor ofSAND Journal.

Donna STONECIPHER is the author of three books of poetry: The Reservoir (2002), Souvenir de Constantinople (2007), and The Cosmopolitan (2008, winner of the National Poetry Series). Her translation of Ludwig Hohl’s novella Ascent is forthcoming from Black Square Editions.

Diana THOW, MFA in literary translation from the University of Iowa, was awarded a Fulbright grant to Italy for her work on Amelia Rosselli. She has been published in Carte Italiane, The Quarterly Conversation, The Iowa Review and Words Without Borders.Her co-translation with Gian Maria Annovi of Rosselli’s long poem Impromptu is forthcoming with Guernica Editions.

Jane FLETT’s poetry will feature in Salt’sBest British Poetry 2012 and her fiction was recently commissioned for BBC Radio 4. She is also a cellist and philosopher.

Nina KARACOSTA’s work appears inPomegranate Seeds: An Anthology of Greek-American Poetry, Best of Stain Anthology, Surreal-zine, The Melancholy Dane, The Smoking Book and elsewhere. Her chapbookPrevious Vertigos was published by Corrupt Press.

Barbara BECK is a poet, translator and the editor of UPSTAIRS AT DUROC.