Jessica Baran, Della Watson, Jessica Wickens, Mark DuCharme, Friday, October 25, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Lost Roads PromoOn Friday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. poets Jessica Baran, Della Watson, Jessica Wickens, and Mark DuCharme will give a reading at Counterpath from their recent work.



Jessica Baran is the author of the poetry collections Equivalents (Lost Roads Press, 2013, winner of the 2012 Besmilr Brigham Women Writers Prize) and Remains to be Used (Apostrophe Books, 2012), as well as the chapbook Late and Soon, Getting and Spending (All Along Press, 2011). Her poetry and art criticism has appeared in, Art in America, and BOMB Magazine, among other journals. She teaches at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts and directs fort gondo compound for the arts in St. Louis, where she lives with her husband and four dogs.


Della Watson grew up in Kentucky. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Together with Kelsey Street Press and Jessica Wickens, Della founded the Bay Area Correspondence School, a mail-art project exploring experimental writing through online and offline communications. Her first poetry collection, co-written with Wickens, is Everything Reused in the Sea: The Crow & Benjamin Letters, was recently published by Mission Cleaners Books. Follow her on Twitter: @alma_crow

Jessica Wickens is a founding editor of Monday Night. A Michigan native, she studied at California College of the Arts and the University of Chicago. Her collaborative book with Della Watson, Everything Reused In The Sea: The Benjamin and Crow Letter, is recently out from Mission Cleaners Press.

Mark DuCharme’s The Unfinished: Books I-VI was published by BlazeVOX in 2013.  He is the author of four previous print books of poetry: Answer (BlazeVOX, 2011), The Sensory Cabinet (BlazeVOX, 2007), Infinity Subsections (Meeting Eyes Bindery, 2004) and Cosmopolitan Tremble (Pavement Saw, 2002).  The Found Titles Project was published electronically in 2009 by Ahadada (  The latest of his many chapbooks is The Crowd Poems  (Potato Clock Editions, 2007).  He lives, works in and teaches near Boulder, Colorado.