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BPR Midterm 2 Chapbook Release

  • E.M Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore 410 13th St Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

Berkeley Poetry will be holding a release party for the second issue of our chapbook series: MIDTERM 2 - Counting, Recounting, including poems from Ayokunle Falomo, Daniel Benjamin, dezireé a. brown, Lo Ferris, Maxwell Shanley, and Tamara MC. The reading will be hosted at E.M. Wolfman General Interest Small Bookstore @ 410 13th St, Oakland, @ 7pm. Snacks & beverages provided! 


Daniel Benjamin is a PhD candidate in English and Critical Theory at UC Berkeley. His dissertation explores how poets like Dorothy Wordsworth, Amiri Baraka, Jack Spicer, and M. NourbeSe Philip make space for multiplicity in their writing. He is the co-editor of The Bigness of Things: New Narrative and Visual Culture (with Eric Sneathen) and Active Aesthetics: Contemporary Australian Poetry (with Claire Marie Stancek).

Lo Ferris is a poet and translator living in the East Bay. Their work can also be found in Fence, Bombay Gin, and The Atlas Review.

Maxwell Shanley is the author of There Are Trees (Drop Leaf Press, 2017). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in New American Writing, DIAGRAM, CutBank, Border Crossing, Camas: The Nature of the West, Slipstream, Transfer Magazine, The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss, Four Ties Lit Review, and has been performed by Theatrikos Theatre Company. He currently lives in San Francisco.

Sara Nicholson is the author of What the Lyric Is and The Living Method, both from the Song Cave. She lives in Arkansas.