Full program: David Brazil, Sara Larsen, Rebecca Eland, Andrew Schelling: May 4, 2017
Video clips: David Brazil | Sara Larsen | Andrew Schelling
A reading by and conversation with four poets based in the Bay Area and in Boulder, Colorado.
David Brazil was born in New York and lives in California. His new book, Holy Ghost, is forthcoming this spring from City Lights Books/Spotlight Series. He is the author of two full-length poetry collections: The Ordinary (Compline, 2013), and Antisocial Patience (Roof Books, 2015). Chapbook publications include Spy Wednesday and Meet Me Beneath The War Angels. With Kevin Killian, he edited The Kenning Anthology of Poets Theater: 1945–1985 (Kenning Editions, 2010).
Sara Larsen is a poet living in Oakland. Her new book Merry Hell has just been released from Atelos Press. Her previous book, All Revolutions Will Be Fabulous, was released by Printing Press in 2014. Sara has performed her work widely, including at The Berkeley Art Museum, Grace Cathedral, LitQuake, and The Poetry Project in NYC.
Rebecca Eland, author of Within the Hour/Arrives, then Steady Pace with the Hour (Plein Air Editions), and Poems—a translation from the Spanish of the poetry of Leonardo Cruz Parcero—earned her B.A at Naropa University and an M.F.A at Saint Mary’s College of California. She has had the pleasure to perform with dancers from the Boulder Ballet, and to participate with such poetry projects as “Seeding the John Muir Way,” Scotland. She occasionally teaches at Deer Park Institute, and currently lives in the mountains of Boulder, Colorado.
Andrew Schelling is a poet, essay writer, and translator. He works on land use issues in the American West, and teaches poetry and Sanskrit at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. In India he teaches at Deer Park Institute in the Himalayan foothills. His most recent book is Tracks Along the Left Coast: Jaime de Angulo & Pacific Coast Culture (Counterpoint Press).