UPSTAIRS AT DUROC, the Paris literary journal
invites you to a reading of recent work by poets
TIMOTHY BRADFORD, CHRISTINE HERZER
and FIONA SZE-LORRAIN
Friday June 7, 2013, 7 PM
at Berkeley Books of Paris, 8 rue Casimir Delavigne, 75006 Paris, Metro Odéon.
TIMOTHY BRADFORD is the author of the poetry collection Nomads with Samsonite (BlazeVOX [books], 2011). In 2005, he received the Koret Foundation’s Young Writer on Jewish Themes Award for a novel-in-progress based on the history of the Vélodrome d’Hiver. From 2007 to 2009, he was a guest foreign researcher at the Institut du Temps Présent in Paris. He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University.
CHRISTINE HERZER is a poet and visual artist currently in residence at La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris. She is the author of i cheated on Chanel No.5 (Dancing Girl Press, 2013) and i wanted to be a pirate (h-ngm_n eBooks, 2009). Her work appears in numerous international journals, art reviews and online publications such as Fence, American Letters & Commentary, The New York Quarterly, The Volta, Drunken Boat, Spiral Orb and BlazeVOX. Her art exhibition Je m’existe opens at Evi Gougenheim’s Artplace on May 30.
FIONA SZE-LORRAIN writes and translates in English, Chinese and French. Her new poetry collection, My Funeral Gondola, is published as a Mãnoa Books title by El Léon Literary Arts in 2013. Her debut poetry title, Water the Moon, appeared in 2010. In addition to her four books of translation of contemporary Chinese poets from Zephyr Press, she has also translated Romanian-born French poet Ghérasim Luca and American poet Mark Strand. A co-founder of Cerise Press, an international journal of literature, arts and culture, and a contributing editor of Mãnoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing, she currently works as an editor at Vif Editions, Paris. Also a zheng harpist, she has performed worldwide.