Saturday, September 15, 2007

Danny's Reading in Chicago

The Danny's Reading Series
>Wednesday, September 19th
>Poetry or Fiction by:
>Joyelle McSweeney
>Johannes Göransson
>Greg Purcell
>Having enjoyed three years in rip-roaring Dixie, Joyelle McSweeney is
>pleased find herself deep in the heart of Michiana, where she teaches in
>Notre Dame's MFA. She is the author of two new and forthcoming genre
>_Nylund, the Sarcographer_, a baroque noir from Tarpaulin Sky Press, and
>_Flet_, a sci-fi dyst-o-pic from Fence. She is also the author of two books
>of poetry, _The Red Bird_ and _The Commandrine_, both from Fence. With
>Johannes Goransson, she edits Action Books and Action, Yes, a press and web
>quarterly for international writing and hybrid forms, and they have a baby
>named Sinead. She looks forward to seeing everyone at the Danny's!
>Greg Purcell's manuscript, The Fundamentals, was shortlisted for the
>Walt Whitman Award this year. He lives in New York and his work has
>appeared most recently in The Denver Quarterly, Open City and Stop
>Smiling, where he edits the new poetry column. He is a founding
>curator for The Danny's Reading Series, and is psyched to be back.
>Johannes Göransson was born and grew up in Sweden but has lived in the
>US for many years. He is the coeditor of Action Books and the online
>quarterly Action, Yes. Last fall Action Books published Remainland:
>Selected Poems of Aase Berg, which he translated from Swedish. His
>poems are published in Octopus, Typo, and Hotel Amerika. His
>translations of Aase Berg's work can be found in Conduit, Bitter
>Oleander, Skidrow Penthouse, Double Room, Octopus, and La Petite Zine.


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