FARMER & ZAHER

April 21, 2013

at Artist Television Access
992 Valencia Street, SF
event begins at 5pm
reading starts at 5:30pm
$6-10

STEVEN FARMER

Steven Farmer is the author of Medieval and other books, most available from Small Press Distribution. Of his latest, Glowball, Sianne Ngai says: “. . . in a book where poems become exploding dandelion heads of the spreadsheet and the situation room, Steve Farmer radicaly estranges us from our present as if it were our future’s past. . . .” He co-edits the online quarterly Poetic Labor Project (http://labday2010.blogspot.com/) with Alli Warren, Laren Levin, and Brandon Brown, and works in the IT industry after many years as a chef in the restaurant business.

MAGED ZAHER

Maged Zaher was born and raised in Cairo. He is author of Portrait of the Poet As an Engineer (Pressed Wafer, 2009), The Revolution Happened and You Didn’t Call Me (Tinfish Press, 2012), and Thank You for the Window Office (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012). His collaborative work with the Australian poet Pam Brown, Farout Library Software, was published by Tinfish Press in 2007. His translations of contemporary Egyptian poetry have appeared in Jacket magazine and Banipal. He has performed his work at Subtext, Bumbershoot, the Kootenay School of Writing, St. Marks Project, Evergreen State College, UCLA, The American University in Cairo, among other places.

guest curated by Sara Wintz

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