Fellow poets and friends Steven Seidenberg and Jared Stanley, respectively from San Francisco and Reno, Nevada, will read from their work then join in conversation with each other and in response to questions from the audience. Note: this event is re-scheduled from an earlier date (the SFSU campus was unexpectedly closed due to a massive campus-wide power outtage last Fall 2017). Free and open to the public.
Writer and artist Steven Seidenberg is the author of Pipevalve: Berlin (Lodima Press, 2017), a collection of photographs with an accompanying cycle of aphorism, Itch (Raw Art Press, 2014), Null Set (Spooky Actions Books, 2015), and numerous chapbooks of verse and aphorism, most recently Duration Knows No Law (ypolita press, 2016). His prose work Situ is forthcoming from Black Sun Lit in Spring 2018, and another photo collection, Kanazawa Void, is due out in Fall 2018 from Daylight Books. He has had solo shows of his work in various galleries in the US and abroad, with upcoming exhibitions in Rome and at the University of Rochester. He is co-editor of the literary journal pallaksch.pallaksch. (Instance Press), and curates the False Starts reading series at The Lab in San Francisco.
Jared Stanley is a writer and artist. He is the author of three full-length collections of poetry, including EARS, The Weeds, and Book Made of Forest, as well as many chapbooks, pamphlets, artist editions, and ephemera, including A Continual Hint, Green Hearts and Fire to You, How the Desert Did Me in, and Special Newlands Extraction Rubbing. Other writing has recently appeared in Triple Canopy, Literary Hub, The Offing, and Poem-a-Day. Stanley has received fellowships from the Nevada Arts Council and the Center for Art + Environment. He was born in Arizona, raised in the East Bay, and lives in Reno, Nevada.