Danielle Vogel, Bruce Covey, Joshua Ware, Kim Gek Lin Short Reading, July 1, 2012


Danielle Vogel, Bruce Covey, Joshua Ware, and Kim Gek Lin Short read at Counterpath, July 1, 2012. Introduced by Sommer Browning.

Bruce Covey’s fifth book of poetry, Reveal: All Shapes & Sizes, was published in the spring of 2012 by Bitter Cherry Books. Covey lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he edits Coconut Poetry and curates the What’s New in Poetry reading series.

Kim Gek Lin Short is the author of the lyric novels The Bugging Watch & Other Exhibits and China Cowboy, both from Tarpaulin Sky Press. Her story in prose poems, “Run (Rope-a-Dope),” was selected for the 2010 Golden Gloves, and her debut hybrid collection, The Residents, was published by Chicago’s dancing girl press. Kim lives with her family in Philadelphia where she co-curates (with Debrah Morkun) the reading series, GENERAL IDEA, and is an editor at Coconut.

Joshua Ware is the author of Homage to Homage to Homage to Creeley (Furniture Press Books, 2011) and a half dozen chapbooks, three of which will be released this year: Imaginary Portraits (Greying Ghost Press); How We Remake the World (Slope Editions), co-written with Trey Moody; and SDVIG (alice blue books), co-written with Natasha Kessler. Forthcoming work will soon appear in Conduit, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Jellyfish, and Typo.

Danielle Vogel is the author of lit and Narrative & Nest. Her writing has most recently appeared in The Denver Quarterly, Puerto del Sol, Tarpaulin Sky, and Trickhouse. Her textile scroll-works and ceramic book artifacts, which explore the ceremonial gestation of a manuscript as it is written, have been exhibited in galleries across the country. She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Denver where she is investigating divinatory poetics, nest architectures, and somatic therapies in relation to syntactical structures.