Thursday, June 3, 2010

Show & Tell Gallery in Portland, Oregon on Monday, June 7 at 7:00pm

"3 Friends Mondays: Caffeinated Art" welcomes poets Nicholas Karavatos, Chris Cotrell, & Carolyn Brazda to the Show & Tell Gallery.

NICHOLAS KARAVATOS is included in the anthology Punk Rock Saved My Ass (Ukiah: Medusa’s Muse, 2010) and the latest issue of West Wind Review (University of Southern Oregon, 2010). In December 2009, Amendment Nine published his first book titled No Asylum (Arcata, 2009).

David Meltzer wrote on the back cover: “Nicholas Karavatos is a poet of great range and clarity. This book is an amazing collectanea of smart sharp political poetry in tandem with astute and tender love lyrics. All of it voiced with an impressive singularity.”

CHRIS COTTRELL was born in Portland, Oregon but grew up on Maui. His fiction, reviews and poetry have appeared in The Scene, Alchemy, Willamette Week, Portland Review (which he now edits), Clackamas Literary Review, Nervy Girl! and Alembic (formerly Mercury). Cottrell has been awarded the 2009 Shelley Reece award and the PSU/Literary Arts Writers in the Schools Residency and Internship for 2009-2010. He is the one of the first poetry MFAs from Portland State.

CAROLYN BRAZDA was the finalist for the 2008 and 2009 Academy of American Poets Award. She lives and writes in Portland, OR.

Monday, June 7, 2010
7:00pm - 9:00pm
 Show & Tell Gallery
201 SE 12th Avenue
Portland, OR

Nicholas Karavatos & Carolyn Brazda

Nicholas Karavatos & Chris Cottrell

Photos by Carolyn Brazda & Chris Cottrell

Nicholas Karavatos' next reading/book-signing is sponsored by Tebot Bach at Golden West College, Community Room 102, Huntington Beach, CA on Friday, June 25

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