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cole swenson reading tonight

Ken Rumble's Desert City Reading Series kicks ass! Here's the annoucement from Mr. Rumble:

Cole Swensen & Chris Vitiello This Saturday, February 19th

Please spread far and wide.........

Who: Cole Swensen, Finalist for the 2004 National Book Award in Poetry for her book Goest, author of 9 other collections of poetry, translator of some of the best of contemporary French poetry, a faculty member at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, also famous for building a life-size model of Big Ben out of America Online CDs.

Who: Chris Vitiello, author of Nouns Swarm a Verb, survivor of the Lucipo roadshow, rumored to be the head of a theatre group whose existence is itself rumored to be a rumor.

What: Desert City Poetry Series, when you care to hear the very best.

When: This Saturday, February 19th, 8:00pm, 2005.

Where: Internationalist Books, 405 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Why: "I've / always / wanted / said the painter // and so he did" "Am I supposed to write that it rained? // One, two, three, four, five, six // What rained?"

See you there.......

Next Month Two Readings:

March 19th: Tara Rebele & Brian Henry
March 26th: Kent Johnson & Patrick Herron

*Internationalist Books


*Cole Swensen


*Chris Vitiello

Contact the DCPS: Ken Rumble, director:
rumblek at bellsouth dot net

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