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September 9, 2008

Please come to Series A this coming Wednesday for another great
literary reading.

September 10th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Melissa Severin
Daniel Borzutsky

The reading takes place at the Hyde Park Art Center at 5020 S.
Cornell, Chicago, IL (Hyde Park). Parking is available, and it is
easy to access from both Metra and CTA. BYOB.

Visit http://www.moriapoetry.com/seriesa.html for info.

September 4, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Mairead Case, Managing Editor
mairead.case@gmail.com, 425.241.8881

PROXIMITY MAGAZINE RELEASES SECOND ISSUE, HOSTS ART PARTY

Proximity Magazine, the Chicago-based arts and culture print publication, will debut its second issue at an art party on September 5th, 2008.

Proximity #2, the Cities Issue, features guides to underrepresented creative hubs around the world, including New Orleans, Helsinki, Kansas City, Jacmel, Milwaukee, Saint-Denis, Seattle, and of course Chicago. There are also full-color artist studio profiles, features on alternative fundraising and renegade artist Renzo Martens, pages of Chicago events reviews, and the debut of two new columns: one on art theory edited by Artforum's Mark Staff Brandl and a literary supplement curated by Mairead Case.

Chicago contributors include Ben Schaafsma (inCUBATE co-founder), Salem Collo-Julin and Brett Bloom (Temporary Services), Zach Plague (featherproof books), Becca Klaver (Switchback Books), Ca...

September 4, 2008

Please consider becoming a follower of this blog by clicking on the "Switchback Blog Readers" gadget in the sidebar. Help us spread the word about feminism and women's poetry!

September 4, 2008

Takes on Our Classical Heritage: A Homing Device in its latest issue.
 

September 3, 2008

Just stumbled upon this article in Vital Source, an arts and culture magazine from Milwaukee.
Check it!

VS: What writers break your heart?

DL: There is this poet named Peggy Munson who just came out with a book, Pathogenesis(Switchback Books). Her words represent something so painful and personal, [so] vivid and poignant. I empathize – and more importantly want to write as profoundly as she does; I want to know myself as sharply as she does. It is truly magnificent and heartbreaking, but not in a sob-story, memoir-bullshit kind of way. It’s completely human and real.

September 2, 2008

Book suggests that the transition from adolescence to adulthood in males continues to get longer but may not be a good thing... Food for thought: http://www.newsweek.com/id/156372

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