Hope, Thanks & The Unforgiving Literary Series: Lisa Birman And Bhanu Kapil

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The Dikeou Collection presents the tenth installment of the Hope, Thanks & The Unforgiving Literary Series on Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00pm, which will take place at Dikeou Collection, 1615 California St., suite 515, Denver CO 80202. The featured readers for the evening include Lisa Birman and Bhanu Kapil. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

Lisa Birman is a poet and novelist. She has just published her first novel, How To Walk Away. Other works include the poetry collection For That Return Passage - a Valentine for the United States of America, and the anthology Civil Disobediences: Poetics and Politics in Action. Lisa served as the Director of the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics for twelve years. She is the editor of a forthcoming collection of letters from Frances LeFevre to poet Anne Waldman, Dearest Annie, You wanted a report on Berkson's class, and is currently completing her second novel.

Bhanu Kapil is the author of five collections, most recently BAN from Nightboar Books: a work built through performance, earth memory, revenge. Currently, Bhanu is typing up a book by her mother, Asha: "Memoir of Civil War On Discarded Stickers." Other cultural work includes: a curriculum of the breach: reading/study groups in advance of a Decolonization Seminar to be taught at Naropa University in the Fall 2015 semester, open to anyone who wants to attend. To clarify, this seminar is still in its planning stages and if you have any ideas for readings/practices that might support this curriculum, please contact Bhanu at thisbhanu@yahoo.com.

Hope, Thanks & The Unforgiving Literary Series is organized by Hanna Andrews. Hanna is the author of Slope Move (Coconut Books, 2013) and is at work on her 2nd collection of poems. She received her MFA from Columbia College Chicago and is the former Content Editor at the Academy of American Poets where she curated the Poem-a-Day series. She is the co-founder and Editor of the feminist poetry press Switchback Books, and lives in Denver with her husband, the poet Eryn Green, and their baby daughter, Aya.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, June 6 - Serge Onnen Animation Workshop at the Dikeou Collection, 12-4pm

Tuesday, June - Counterpath Press presents readings from Nick Montfort, Michael Friedman, Graham Foust, and Sanaz Fatemi at Dikeou Pop-Up: Colfax, 7-9pm

Thursday, June 18 - Dan Asher Conversation with zingmagazine editor Brandon Johnson at Dikeou Collection, 7-9pm

Saturday, July 4 - Momoyo Torimitsu Storyboard & Performance Workshop at Dikeou Collection, 12-4pm

Saturday, August 1 - Joshua Abelow Pattern & Color Theory Workshop at Dikeou Collection, 12-4pm

Saturday, September 5 - Misaki Kawai Character Building Workshop at Dikeou Collection, 12-4pm
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