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It’s been a long time since I’ve dreamt of someone: Chapbook Release

March 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s been a long time since I’ve dreamt of someone: Chapbook Release

Featuring readings from Valerie Witte, Laura Christina Dunn, Katherine Eulensen and Dawn Marie Knopf

 

Please join the IPRC to celebrate the chapbook release of Valerie Witte’s It’s been a long time since I’ve dreamt of someone (2018, dancing girl press) with readings from Valerie Witte, Laura Christina Dunn, Katherine Eulensen and Dawn Marie Knopf.

$5 suggested donation
Free for members
No one turned away for lack of funds

Laura Christina Dunn graduated in 2009 from the MFA program at the University of Montana. Her work has appeared in journals such as At Length, Fugue, The Bear Deluxe, Zocalo Public Square, Alligator Juniper, and Fact-Simile among others. In 2015, she received the Oregon Literary Fellowship in poetry from Literary Arts. Her folk operas Live! Mermaids! Live!, The Orange Person, The Snow Queen: A Folk Opera, Frankenstein: A Cabaret, and Atlantis have been produced by RadyBloom and ArtParty Theater company in New York City and The Broken Planetarium in Portland, Oregon. An upcoming musical biopic of Rosa Luxemburg called Red Rosa premieres at Clinton Street Theater in May. Her chapbook Spider Blue is available from Dancing Girl Press.

Katherine Eulensen is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Washington, and a native of the Pacific Northwest. Her writing has appeared in Cutbank, The Seattle Review, the Raleigh Review, and the Los Angeles Review among others. She currently spends her writing time working on a chapbook titled “Catastrophic Thinking,” that she will hopefully complete in the near future, barring any unforeseen calamities.

Dawn Marie Knopf was born and raised in Yosemite National Park, Ca. Her poems and criticism have appeared with Octopus Magazine, theBoston Review, Bomb, Black Warrior Review, the New Inquiry, Pacific Standard, and Fence, among others. She is the former editor of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, published by Columbia University in NY, where she attended the graduate writing program. She currently teaches writing at Clark College.

Valerie Witte’s first book, a game of correspondence, was published in 2015 (Black Radish Books); and her chapbooks include The history of mining (2013, g.e. collective/Poetry Flash) and It’s been a long time since I’ve dreamt of someone (2018, Dancing Girl Press). Her work has also appeared in literary journals such as VOLT, Diagram, Dusie, Alice Blue, Shampoo, Interim, and elsewhere. She is a founding member of the Bay Area Correspondence School and, over the years, produced many beautiful books for Kelsey Street Press.

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Date:
March 24, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios
318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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