Wednesday, April 8th 7pm
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
3038 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Join BOMB and Two Dollar Radio for a reading with Rae Armantrout, Sarah Gerard, Ian Dreiblatt, and Nicholas Rombes.
Rae Armantrout is a professor of writing in the Literature Department at the University of California at San Diego, and the author of eleven books of poetry, including Money Shot, Versed, Next Life, and Veil: New and Selected Poems.
Sarah Gerard is the author of the chapbook Things I Told My Mother and the novel Binary Star. Short works have appeared in The New York Times, Bookforum, The Paris Review Daily, Joyland, The Los Angeles Review of Books and other journals. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and works at BOMB Magazine.
Ian Dreiblatt is a poet, translator, critic, and musician who lives in Brooklyn. His recent translations include Gogol's The Nose, Comradely Greetings (the prison correspondence of Pussy Riot's Nadyezhda Tolokonnikova with philosopher Slavoj Žižek), and various writing by insurgent artists of the Russian and Ukrainian left. sonnets, a chapbook, was published in 2014 by Metambesen, and a letterpress-printed chap, בראשונה, is forthcoming in spring 2015 from DoubleCross Press. Work has additionally appeared in journals including BOMB, Web Conjunctions, The Agriculture Reader, Elderly, and Sink Review. In his spare time, he devises desolate walking tours of New York City, an obscure human settlement on the edge of America.
Nicholas Rombes is author of the novel The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing (Two Dollar Radio, October 2014) as well as Ramones from the acclaimed 33 1/3 series published by Bloomsbury. He is a contributing editor at Filmmaker Magazine and has written for The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer, The Rumpus, n+1, and other places. He is a professor of English at the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan.