A New Cadence in September, Part 2:

As some of you know, tonight's (Sat. Sept. 25th) reading
w/Joseph Lease and Mark Statman had to be canceled at the
last minute due to an unforeseen airline snafu. Mark is
still coming down, though, and will be reading tomorrow
(Sun. Sept. 26th) at 7:00pm. This new reading will still
be happening at the Felix Kulpa Gallery, 107 Elm Street,
Santa Cruz, CA. Joseph Lease is unable to make it,
so his portion of the reading will be filled by yours
truly. I recognize this is very last minute, but
Mark is a superlative poet, and I think the evening will be
well worth your time. Joseph will be rescheduled for sometime in the

Here are some bios, for those who could use a little more

Tourist at a Miracle is MARK STATMAN’s first full
collection of poetry. His poems, translations, and
criticism have appeared in many anthologies and in such
publications as American Poetry Review, The Hat, Hanging
Loose, Tin House, and Florida Review. His translation of
Federico García Lorca’s Poet in New York (with Pablo
Medina) has been widely praised; John Ashbery called it
“the definitive version.” He is also the author of Listener
in the Snow: The Practice and Teaching of Poetry ( Kenneth
Koch said “teaching poetry may never be the same again”);
The Alphabet of the Trees: A Guide to Nature Writing (with
Christian McEwen); and The Red Skyline: Poems, a chapbook.
His awards include a National Endowment for the Arts
Fellowship. Statman is an associate professor of Literary
Studies at Eugene Lang College of The New School and also
taught for many years for Teachers & Writers Collaborative.
He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Katherine, and their
son, Jesse.

JAMES MAUGHN lives in Santa Cruz, CA, where he a poetry
co-editor for the literary arts journal Ping Pong,
published by the Henry Miller Memorial Library. He also
coordinates A New Cadence Poetry Series out of the Felix
Kulpa Gallery in Santa Cruz. His first book, Kata, was
published by BlazeVOX Books in 2009. Work has appeared in
Otoliths, Lungfull, Parthenon West Review, TinFish, Big
Bell, Sentence, Moria, Poetry Salzburg Review, Dusie,
MiPoesias, and Horse Less Review. He is a member of the
Black Radish Collective, and his second book, Arakaki
Permutations, will be published by Black Radish Books in

Contact Jim Maughn at jamaughn@cabrillo.edu for more information.

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