May 10 reading
Upstairs at Duroc
invites you to a reading with the poets
Steve Dalachinsky, Yuko Otomo and Alicia Khoo
all with recent work in UAD’s Issue 13
Thursday May 10, 7 PM
at Berkeley Books of Paris, 8 Rue Casimir Delavigne,
About the readers:
Steve Dalachinsky’s book The Final Nite (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2006) was PEN Oakland National Book Award winner. Among his many other titles are A Superintendent’s Eyes (Hozomeen Press, 2000) and Reaching into the Unknown, a collaboration with the photographer Jacques Bisceglia (RogueArt, 2009). His work has appeared extensively in journals as well as in such anthologies as Beat Indeed, The Haiku Moment, Up is Up But So is Down: NYU Downtown Literary Anthology. He often reads his work in collaboration with musicians. A regular contributor to the Brooklyn Rail, he is active in the mail-art circuit and has shown his collages at Poets’ Collages shows.
Yuko Otomo is a bilingual (Japanese & English) poet and visual artist. Her publications include Small Poems and The Hand of the Poet (both from Ugly Duckling Presse), Genesis and Fragile (both by Sisyphus Press). Also an art critic, she has written about Artaud, Henri Michaux and Vermeer. She has exhibited her art work at the Court House Gallery and elsewhere.
Alicia Khoo, born and raised in Singapore, has studied at international schools in Australia, Los Angeles, Paris and New York. She writes both fiction and poetry. An advocate for human rights and social justice, she is currently an interpreter/paralegal based in New York City.