Rodney Koeneke, Aditi Machado, Richard Froude: A Smorg Reading Hosted by Jesse Morse: May 9, 2014

IMG_20675_fullOn Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. Rodney Koeneke, Aditi Machado, and Richard Froude gave a reading at Counterpath. Hosted by Jesse Morse.

Rodney Koeneke is the author of the poetry collection Etruria (Wave Books, 2014), Musee Mechanique (BlazeVOX, 2006), and Rogue State (Pavement Saw, 2003), winner of the Transcontinental Poetry Award, along with several chapbooks. He’s also published a historical monograph, empires of the Mind: I.A. Richards and Basic English in China, 1929 (Stanford University Press, 2004). An early member of the Flarf Collective, he was involved with Poets Theater and Neo-Benshi events in the San Francisco Bay Area until 2006, when he moved to Portland, Oregon where he currently lives, writes, and teaches British and World History at Portland State University.

Aditi Machado’s poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, MiPoesias, Better Magazine, LIES/ISLE, and elsewhere. Her chapbook The Robing of the Bride won the 2012 Collagist Chapbook Contest and is available from Dzanc Books. She is the Poetry Editor at Asymptote, a journal of translation, and a PhD candidate at the University of Denver.

Richard Froude has written three books: FABRIC (Horse Less 2011), The Passenger (Skylight 2012), and Tarnished Mirrors: Translations of Charles Baudelaire (Muffled Cry 2004). Recent work is published or forthcoming in Ottawater, Dreginald, Page Boy, Dusie, and The Sycamore Review, is on display in the Modern Masters exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, and last month was awarded the 2013 Wabash Prize in Nonfiction. He lives in Denver, teaches classes at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop and Naropa SWP, and starts medical school in the fall.