May 3 -- 7:30 p.m. – Intersections: Innovative Poetry in Southern California
and the New Review of Literature, vol.2. no.2
at the Mountain Bar in LA's Chinatown
Publication party for a long-awaited anthology of Southland poetry, featuring some of the most interesting writing anywhere in the U.S. over the last thirty years. Edited by Douglas Messerli for his Green Integer Books, "Intersections" includes selections from the work of Will Alexander, David Antin, Rae Armantrout, Therese Bachand, Todd Baron, Guy Bennett, Franklin Bruno, Wanda Coleman, Robert Crosson, Catherine Daly, Barbara Maloutas, Deborah Meadows, Haryette Mullen, Martin Nakell, Dennis Phillips, Christopher Reiner, Martha Ronk, Joe Ross, Jerome Rothenberg, Mark Salerno, Standard Schaefer, John Thomas, Paul Vangelisti, and Diane Ward. Many of the featured writers will be on hand to sign copies of Intersections. Also, hot off the press, the fourth issue of New Review of Literature, featuring new work by Stacey Levine, R.M. Berry, Bruce Henricksen, Jorge Mirales, Cole Swenson, John Latta, Ralph Angel, Jaime Saenz, Diane Ward, and an interview with Richard Foreman.