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Jean Day & Jacob Kahn Launch Their Books

Please come celebrate the release of two books of poetry: Jean Day's The Triumph of Life (Insurance Editions) and Jacob Kahn's chapbook Mine Eclogue (Dirty Swan Projects).


Jean Day is a poet, union activist, and editor whose Triumph of Life is just out from Insurance Editions. Recent poems can also be seen in Brooklyn Rail, Chicago Review, The Delineator, Across the Margin, Open House, Breather, and Jongler (French). Earlier works include Daydream (Litmus, 2016), Early Bird (O’Clock, 2014), and Enthusiasm (Adventures in Poetry, 2006), among other books. Her poems have also appeared in many anthologies, including, most recently, Resist Much/Obey Little (Spuyten Duyvil, 2017) and Out of Everywhere 2: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America & the UK (Reality Street, 2015). She lives in Berkeley, where she works as managing editor of Representations, an interdisciplinary humanities journal published by University of California Press.

Jacob Kahn is an editor, curator, and bookseller at E.M. Wolfman Books, a small press and community arts hub, in Oakland, CA, and an editor of the poetry chapbook press, Eyelet Press. He is a 2018 Frontier Fellow at Epicenter in Green River, Utah and the author of the chapbooks 'Mine Eclogue' (Dirty Swan Projects, 2019) and 'A Circuit of Yields' (Wolfman Books, 2014). More essays and poetry can be found in Full Stop Quarterly, Paradise Now, Open House, Spork, Elderly, Mirage, and elsewhere.