Where: Ford Food and Drink
2505 SE 11th Ave, Portland
When: Saturday, September 29, 7 pm sharp
Robert Glück served as director of San Francisco State University’s Poetry Center, co-director of Small Press Traffic Literary Center, and associate editor at Lapis Press. His books include two novels, Jack the Modernist and Margery Kempe, two books of stories, Elements and Denny Smith, a book of poems and short prose, Reader, and with Kathleen Fraser, a book of prose poems, In Commemoration of the Visit. With Camille Roy, Mary Berger, and Gail Scott, he edited Biting the Error: Writers on Narrative. Glück prefaced Between Life and Death, a book of Frank Moore’s paintings, and he made the film Aliengnosis with Dean Smith. Most recently, Glück published Communal Nude: Collected Essays, and Parables, an editioned artist book with Cuban artists Jose Angel Toirac and Meira Marrero Díaz. In 2019, Margery Kempe will be republished by New York Review of Books Classics. Glück lives “high on a hill” in San Francisco.
Jolyn Fry was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She graduated with honors from Pennsylvania School of Art and Design in 1996. Since moving to Portland, Oregon, the following year, she has exhibited her continually evolving body of work in many group and solo shows. Whether depicting literal, physical landscapes or those of a more personal, emotional nature, Jolyn says, 'Surrendering to my artistic process grants me the kindest perspective of myself and the life that moves around me.’ She currently works as a teacher at Radius Community Art Studio in SE Portland.
*photo courtesy of Migyoung Won