Friday, February 28, 2020

New Orleans 2 March 2020 Salon Reading with Lisa Pasold and Jennifer K Dick

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Salon Reading By
Jennifer K Dick & Lisa Pasold
2 March, 7pm

We'll be making Champagne Juleps and reading some poems 
 to attend, please email fragment78[at] for exact address
(Note please bring cash/checks if you wish to purchase any books)

BIOS: Jennifer K Dick is the author of Lilith: A Novel in Fragments (Corrupt, 2019), Circuits (Corrupt, 2013) and Fluorescence (U of GA Press, 2004) as well as 6 art/chapbooks. A mixed French-English and Italian language book, That Which I Touch Has No Name is forthcoming from Eyewear Press, London in October 2020. 2 poems from SHELF BREAK, a manuscript in process, just went up online at Jerome Rothenberg’s “Poems and Poetics” series: Other SHELF BREAK poems will be appearing in Volt, Golden Handcuffs, Tears in the Fence and Shearsman Review this spring. Residing in France, Jennifer K Dick teaches at the Université de Haute Alsace, translates and has curated for 15 years a monthly bilingual reading series (Ivy Writers Paris). She also co-directs with Sandrine Wymann Ecrire l’Art, a residency for French authors at La Kunsthalle Mulhouse Centre d’Art Contemporain. They just published a large art format book with texts from the residency’s first 21 authors:  Ecrire l’Art, Dossier des ouvrages exécutés (les presses du reel, France, 2019). For more, see
Lisa Pasold is a writer originally from Montreal, the host and co-writer of Discovery World’s TV travel show “Paris Next Stop” & the creator of Improbable Walks, story-telling walks focusing on legends and place memory, created for festivals and gallery residencies in New Orleans, Toronto, and Paris. Her 2012 book Any Bright Horse was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for poetry. Her 5th book, a poetry collection titled The Riparian, recently appeared with Frontenac House, Calgary. Her work has been anthologized in New American Writing. Her 1st book of poetry, Weave, was called “a masterpiece” (Geist Magazine); her 2nd book A Bad Year for Journalists was nominated for an Alberta Book Award and turned into a theatre piece, premiering in Toronto. Her debut novel Rats of Las Vegas appeared in 2009; critics called the book “as enticing as the lit-up Las Vegas strip.” In the course of research, Lisa has been thrown off a train in Belarus, has eaten the world’s best pigeon pie in Marrakech, and has been cheated in the Venetian gambling halls of Ca’Vendramin Calergi.  For more, see:

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