We're excited to host a night of poetry in celebration of new books by David Buuck, Danielle LaFrance and Cassandra Troyan!
Danielle LaFrance is a poet, librarian, and independent scholar. She is the author of Friendly + Fire (Talonbooks 2016), Species Branding (CUE, 2010), and the chapbook Pink Slip (SIC, 2013). Between 2012-2016 she organized the feminist materialist collective and journal series About a Bicycle. Since 1983 she has mostly resided on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Skxwú7mesh, Úxwumixw, Stó:lo, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.
Cassandra Troyan is a writer living in Oakland, CA. Recent publications include KILL MANUAL (Artifice Books 2014) and A THEORY IN TEARS (ANNOTATIONS & CASES FOR FREEDOM & PROSTITUTION) (Kenning Editions 2016). Currently they are writing with Maya Andrea Gonzalez on the intersections of sex work, (clean vs. dirty) money, state violence and the anti-trafficking movement under the purview of neoliberal ideology. They also organize and speak on issues of criminality and sex worker rights with St. James Infirmary in San Francisco, CA.
David Buuck lives in Oakland, where he edits Tripwire, a journal of poetics. Recent publications include Noise in the Face of (Roof Books 2016), SITE CITE CITY (Futurepoem, 2015) and An Army of Lovers, co-written with Juliana Spahr (City Lights, 2013).