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ROYGBIV Chapbook Release: Nathan Wade Carter & Friends

July 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come celebrate the official release of Nathan Wade Carter’s stunning and honest new chapbook, ROYGBIV, from Ursus Americanus Press. We have been hard at work on this little thing for a minute now and are ecstatic about releasing it into the world. The event is free, just bring your bodies and a beverage of your choice.

It’s an all three-named poetry event featuring:

Nathan Wade Carter is a queer, grey-a poet, musician, and artist living in Portland, Oregon. His poetry can be found in Heavy Feather Review, Horse Less Press, Poor Claudia, Powder Keg Magazine, The Fem, and others. He is editor and founder of SUSAN / The Journal. He writes and performs songs under the name Purrbot. He is recording a new album called DNR. Find him online at nathanwadecarter.com.

Julia Clare Tillinghast is from Michigan. She studied poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and Virginia Tech, where she received her MFA. She has spent a number of years, on and off, living in Istanbul, Turkey, and is Co-Translator, along with Richard Tillinghast, of Dirty August, a Selected Poems of the experimental 20th-century Turkish poet Edip Cansever. In addition to translations in Agni, Guernica, Arts & Letters, Poetry Daily, The Boston Review & others, she has had or has forthcoming original poems in 3:AM Magazine, The Bakery, Fence Magazine, H_NGM_N, Passages North, Pank, Pleiades, Rattle, Salt Hill, Sixth Finch, Sou’Wester, and Tin House. Her first chapbook, Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth, is out from Snoot Books. Julia is also a contributing editor for Gramma Press. She lives in Portland with her partner, Matthew, and children, Owen & Hamza. Visit her online at juliaclaretillinghast.com

Jenna Marie Fletcher is a writer, talker and chronic-dabbler based out of Portland, OR. She’s mostly interested in one-hit wonders (and how to make them), vaguely romantic experiences, sharp things, and telling a good story. Her work circles around the messy intersections of race, queerness, and chronic illness. Poetry, essays and weird art can be found all over the internet and in print; many different places all with the same aim – to try to take up space and to take up space by trying.


July 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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