June 5 Reading

Upstairs at Duroc invites you to a special reading featuring new work by three poets MICHELLE NAKA PIERCE, CHRIS PUSATERI, and ALEXANDER DICKOW

Tuesday June 5, 2012, 7 PM

at Berkeley Books of PariS

8 rue Casimir Delavigne, 75006 Paris, Metro Odeon

MICHELLE NAKA PIERCE, born in Japan, is the author of 7 titles, including She, A Blueprint (BlazeVOX, 2011) with art by Sue Hammond West and Symptom of Color (Dusie, 2011). Awarded the Poets Out Loud Editor’s Prize, Continuous Frieze Bordering Red (Fordham, 2012) documents the migratory patterns of the hybrid as she travels the floating borders in Rothko’s Seagram murals. Pierce is associate professor and director of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in Boulder, CO.

is the author of several poetry books, most recently Common Time (Steerage Press, 2012) and Molecularity (Dusie, 2011). His poetry and critical prose appear in many periodicals including American Letters & Commentary, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Jacket, Verse and others. A librarian by trade, he works in Denver, where he reviews new poetry and fiction titles for Library Journal and curates the Belmar Film Series, a free public program showcasing independent cinema
ALEXANDER DICKOW is Assistant Professor of French at Virginia Tech. He grew up in Moscow, Idaho. His creative works include translations, critical essays and a book of poetry in French and English, Caramboles (Paris, Argol Editions, 2008).