Poetry reading at Books & Bookshelves 99 Sanchez St. San Francisco www.99sanchez.com Friday, October 3, 2008, 7:30pm
The recipient of Stegner,National Endowment for the Arts, and MacDowell Colony poetry fellowships, Brian Teare is the author of The Room Where I Was Born and the chapbooks Pilgrim and Transcendental Grammar Crown. Two new books are forthcoming: Sight Map (University of California, 2009) and Pleasure (Ahsahta, 2010). He lives, teaches and makes books by hand in San Francisco.
Frances Richard's chapbooks include Anarch. from Woodland Editions, as well as the forthcoming S h a v e d C o d e, from Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs; her book of poems, See Through, was published by Four Way Books in 2003. She writes frequently about contemporary art, teaches at Barnard College and the Rhode Island School of Design, and lives in Brooklyn.