To celebrate the official release of PULVER MAAR, my fifth book of poems on Black Ocean, I will read each of the book’s seven sections at seven different venues throughout the day on Saturday, March 23. I will be joined by Mathias Svalina, Derek Wilson, Brandi Katherine Herrera, and Kyle Morton.
Here’s a breakdown of events:
9am / Inside We Make the Children Sandwiches / Invitation Only
11am / Oars / IPRC
Donations of $35+ Receive a copy of Pulver Maar and a Pulver Maar t-shirt, a two-color screen-print by Scott McHale of Madcap Designs. $10 (of your $35) will be donated to IPRC.
1pm / Aviary Area / Belmont Books
Reading with Mathias Svalina. Max capacity 20 people. Hoping for 30+ people. Buy a copy of Pulver Maar for $20. Or buy a copy for $25, and I’ll buy you a $10 gift certificate to Belmont Books in return.
3pm / Now is a Good Time / Outlet PDX
$25 gets you a copy of Pulver Maar + limited edition, signed + numbered riso print of “A Novel About a House,” which was printed at Outlet. Items also available separately.
5pm / Haircuts / Bishops on NE 28th
Four people will get their haircut (I’m buying) during the reading. Derek Wilson will play his original composition, “Haircuts,” on violin while I read. Free cans of Montucky available upon request. Copies of Pulver Maar available.
7:30pm / The Future + The Baby / PNCA Mediatheque
A collaborative performance with poet/artist, Brandi Katherine Herrera, with video projection. Copies of Pulver Maar available.
8pm (approx) / The Horse Fell into the Sea / PNCA Mediatheque
After a brief intermission, a collaborative reading with musician, Kyle Morton. Copies of Pulver Maar available.
10pm / The Last Leg / Invitation Only
Pulver Maar is available for pre-order now at Black Ocean. Review copies available upon request.