Reading in Chicago

by on Nov.17, 2010

Subject: This SATURDAY @ Myopic Books/Carlos Soto-Román & Johannes Göransson
THE MYOPIC POETRY SERIES — a weekly series of readings and occasional poets’ talks

Myopic Books in Chicago — All readings begin at 7:00 / 1564 N. Milwaukee Avenue, 2nd Floor;


Contact curator Larry Sawyer for booking information and requests.






This SATURDAY at Myopic Books:

7 pm

Saturday, November 20 – Carlos Soto-Román & Johannes Göransson

Carlos SOTO-ROMÁN was born in Valparaíso, Chile. He has published the books La Marcha de los Quiltros (The Mongrel’s march,1999), Haiku Minero (Miner Haiku, 2007) and Cambio y Fuera (Over and Out, 2009). He has resided in Philadelphia since March 2009 and is a member of The New Philadelphia Poets (a group committed to expanding the spaces for poetry in Philadelphia) and also the editor of the new cooperative anthology of U.S. poetry, Elective Affinities.

Johannes GÖRANSSON was born in Sweden, but has lived around the US for several years. He is the author of: Dear Ra (Starcherone, 2008), Pilot (Fairy Tale Review Press, 2008) and A New Quarantine Will Take My Place (Apostrophe Books, 2007)—and the chapbook Majakovskij en tragedy (Dos Press, 2008). He is also the translator of: Collobert Orbital by Johan Jönsson, Gingerbread Monuments by Victor Johansson & Klara Kallstrom, Remainland: Selected Poems by Aase Berg and Ideals Clearance by Henry Parland. He is the co-editor of ACTION BOOKS and the online journal ACTION, YES.


Thursday, December 2 – Johan Jönson, Sarah Riggs, and Cole Swensen

Saturday, December 11 – Thax Douglas & Friends


Saturday, February 12 – Duriel Harris & Nick Demske

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