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Rachel Galvin, Ashley Warren, 최 Lindsay

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

Three great writers! In town and live at the bookstore! Come say hi!

Rachel Galvin's new poetry collection, Elevated Threat Level (Green Lantern Press, 2018)was a finalist for the National Poetry Series and the Alice James Books Kinereth Gensler Award. Her other books include a poetry collection, Pulleys & Locomotion, and a translation of Raymond Queneau’s Hitting the Streets, which won the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation and was named one of the best poetry books of the year by the Boston Globe. She is also the author of a work of criticism, News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945 (Oxford UP, 2018), and co-translator, with Harris Feinsod, of Decals, from the Spanish of Argentine avant-garde poet Oliverio Girondo (Open Letter Books, 2018). Next year her translation of the poems of Mexican writer Alejandro Albarrán Polanco will be published by Ugly Duckling Presse. Her poems and translations appear in journals like The Boston Review, Colorado Review, Drunken Boat, Gulf Coast, McSweeney’s, The New Yorker, PN Review, and Poetry. She is a co-founder of Outranspo, an international creative translation collective, and an assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago.

Ashley Warren is a Minnesota native currently living in Cambria, CA. Their work has appeared in several print and online publications including Packingtown Review, Convergence Magazine, Hiram Poetry Review, Santa Clara Review, Old Red Kimono, Red River Review, Roanoke Review, Words Dance Publications and Sandy River Review. TINY COFFINS, an experimental 100 page memoir about their mother's battle with Parkinson's Disease and an exploration of a mother/ daughter relationship, is their first book.

최 Lindsay is the author of Transverse, forthcoming from Futurepoem in Spring 2020. More of their writing can also be found in OmniVerseApogeeThe Felt, and elsewhere, including the Berkeley Art Museum’s recent exhibit, Way Bay, and a chapbook, Matrices (speCt! books, 2017). They are a Kundiman fellow and a Ph.D. student in English literature at UC Berkeley. Recent projects include a manuscript in and out of translation on the colonial history of leprosy in Korea, and a forthcoming collaborative installation at Interface Gallery. Visit them at

Earlier Event: December 12
Stephen Rodefer's "Safety"
Later Event: December 16
Caldo de Hueso Listening Party