Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Alli Warren, Brandon Brown, & Tom Fisher at Clinton Corner Cafe (Portland) February 28
Tangent presents Alli Warren, Brandon Brown, & Tom Fisher Saturday, February 28 7:00 pm Clinton Corner Cafe 2633 21st Ave. www.thetangentpress.org/readings.html ALLI WARREN and BRANDON BROWN, who organize the innovative reading series at 21 Grand in Oakland, CA, give their premiere readings in Portland for Tangent. They'll be joined by Portland's own TOM FISHER, a critical and much-beloved participant in Portland's poetry scene, and professor of English at PSU. ALLI WARREN was born in the 1980s and remains extant. Recent publications include No Can Do (Duration Press), and a collaboration with Michael Nicoloff entitled Bruised Dick. Alli co-curates The (New) Reading Series at 21 Grand, and lives in San Francisco's Mission District. Visit her blog, Organ Pleasure, at theingredient.blogspot.com. BRANDON BROWN is from Kansas City, Missouri. His friends have published his poetry in chapbook form including Memoirs Of My Nervous Illness (Cy Press), 908 1078 (Transmission Press), Kidnapped (Duration Press), Camels! (TAXT), and the forthcoming Wondrous Things I Have Seen (Mitzvah Chaps). He co-curates The (New) Reading Series at 21 Grand in Oakland and lives in San Francisco. Visit Brandon at HI: brandonbrown.blogspot.com. TOM FISHER is working on two manuscripts: one on not writing and modernism; one on songs, selves and sorceries. He lives in Portland, OR and teaches at Portland State University.