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Nov’ell Goes West: JoAnna Novak, Eileen G’Sell, Zachary Schomburg

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, March 16, we are excited to welcome JoAnna Novak and Eileen G’Sell as they versify the West Coast, joined on this stop by Zachary Schomburg!

JoAnna Novak is the author of the novel I Must Have You and the book-length poem Noirmania. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Washington Post, Salon, BOMB, Guernica, and other publications. She is a founding editor of Tammy, a literary journal and chapbook press.

Eileen G’Sell received an MA from the University of Rochester and an MFA in creative writing from Washington University in St. Louis. Features Editor of pop culture at The Rumpus, her cultural criticism and poetry can be found in Salon, VICE, Boston Review, Hyperallergic, DIAGRAM, Conduit, Ninth Letter, and the Denver Quarterly, among other publications. Her chapbooks are available from Dancing Girl and BOAAT Press, and her first full length poetry collection, Life After Rugby, is available from Gold Wake Books early 2018. She currently teaches rhetoric and poetry at Washington University, and creative writing for the Prison Education Project at Missouri Eastern Correctional Center. She lives in St. Louis and New York.

Zachary Schomburg is the author of four books of poetry on Black Ocean, and a novel, Mammother (Featherproof Books 2017). He co-does an independent poetry press, Octopus Books, from where he lives in Portland, OR.


March 16
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mother Foucault’s Bookshop
523 SE Morrison St
Portland, OR 97214
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Mother Foucault’s Bookshop