Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Stacy Szymaszek & Don Mee Choi (7/1/09) 7:30pm

Stacy Szymaszek is the author of Emptied of All Ships (Litmus, 2005) as well as many chapbooks, most recently Orizaba: A Voyage With Hart Crane (Faux, 2008), and from Hyperglossia (Hot Whiskey, 2008). Stacy S: Autoportraits which features her self-portraits with texts written in response by Lisa Jarnot, Renee Gladman, Kevin Killian and others was also published in 2008 by OMG!. The complete Hyperglossia will be published by Litmus Press in spring of 2009. She is the editor of Gam and the Artistic Director of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church.

Don Mee Choi was born in South Korea and came to the U.S. via Hong Kong. Her poems have recently appeared in Action Yes, Fence, La Petite Zine, and Tinfish. Her first book of poems, The Morning News Is Exciting, will bepublished by Action Books, fall of 2009. Her translations include When the Plug Gets Unplugged (Tinfish, 2005), Anxiety of Words (Zephyr, 2006), and Mommy Must Be a Fountain of Feathers (Action Books, 2008).

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