A New Cadence in May

A New Cadence Poetry Series

Jennifer Firestone


Dana Teen Lomax

reading from their works

Wednesday, May 28th
Felix Kulpa Gallery

107 Elm Street

(behind Streetlight Records)

Santa Cruz, CA 95060 : 7:30pm

Admission is free

Jennifer Firestone is from San Francisco and currently lives in Brooklyn. She was recently appointed the Poet In Residence at Eugene Lang College (The New School). Her work has appeared in How2, Can We Have Our Ball Back, Fourteen Hills, Dusie, moria, MIPOesias and others. Her latest chapbook, from Flashes, is published by Sona Books. She is co-editing an anthology called Letters To Poets: Conversations about Poetics, Politics and Community, which includes writers such as Anne Waldman, Brenda Iijima, Leslie Scalapino, Kathleen Fraser, Jill Magi, Victor Hernandez Cruz, Eileen Myles, Albert Flynn DeSilver and Wanda Coleman. Excerpts from Letters are currently being featured in Jacket Magazine.

Dana Teen Lomax is the author of Curren¢y (Palm Press), Room (a+bend press), and the co-editor of Letters To Poets, Conversations About Poetics, Politics and Community (Saturnalia Books, 2008). Her work has been published in numerous journals and received the San Francisco Foundation’s Joseph Henry Jackson prize for poetry, among other awards. Supported by the California Arts Council, the Zellerbach Family Fund, the Marin Arts Council, and other organizations, she is presently working on Q, “home movies” about raising a daughter on prison grounds and a poetry manuscript entitled Shhh! Lullabies for a Tired Nation. She works as the Interim Director of Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center in San Francisco, teaches at SFSU and the University of San Francisco, and lives in northern California with her family.

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