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RAIL: Kai Carlson-Wee, Brandon Jordan Brown, Alicia Jo Rabins, Zachary Schomburg

June 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

From BOA Editions, Kai Carlson-Wee’s RAIL is coming to the bookshop! Wednesday, June 27, join Kai, Brandon Jordan Brown, Alicia Jo Rabins, and Zachary Schomburg for an all-star mid-week poetry pick-you-up!

Kai Carlson-Wee is the author of Rail (BOA Editions, 2018). He has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and his work has appeared in Ploughshares, Best New Poets, AGNI, New England Review, Gulf Coast, and The Missouri Review, which awarded him the 2013 Editor’s Prize. His photography has been featured in Narrative Magazine, and his poetry film, Riding the Highline, has screened at film festivals across the country. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, he lives in San Francisco and is a lecturer at Stanford University.

Brandon Jordan Brown is a 2014 PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow, winner of the 2016 Orison Anthology Poetry Prize, a scholarship recipient from The Sun, and a former PEN in the Community poetry instructor. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Birmingham Poetry Review; Winter Tangerine Review; The Journal; Tinderbox Poetry Journal; Grist; Forklift, Ohio and elsewhere. Brandon is a frequent collaborator on hybrid-media projects with filmmakers, composers, and artists across the United States. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he now lives in Portland.

Alicia Jo Rabins is a writer, musician, composer, performer and Torah teacher. Her work explores the intersection of ancient wisdom texts with everyday life.

Zachary Schomburg is a poet, novelist, illustrator, teacher, and the publisher and editor of Octopus Books. He lives in Portland, OR.


June 27, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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