On November 6th at 7pm, Book Culture will host eXfoliation
, two poets and two writers of prose from Louffa Press
. Hosted by David Moscovich
and Justin Maki
About the readers:
A. H. JERRIOD AVANT
is a native of Longtown, Mississippi. A graduate of Jackson State University, he is one of the newest members of the Affrilachian Poets
. Jerriod is an alumnus of the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop at Brown University in Providence, RI and a 2013 Pushcart nominee. His poems have appeared in the Louisville Review, PLUCK!, A Narrow Fellow, Rumpus, Callaloo, Pinwheel,H_NGM_N, Madcap Review
and are forthcoming from Lumberyard
. Jerriod is currently an MFA candidate and Writer in the Public Schools Fellow at New York University. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
debut novel, The Festival of Earthly Delights
, was published by Dzanc Books in June 2012, and is now available in paperback. Dojny’s work has recently appeared in Electric Literature, A Public Space
, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn
. Visit him at hiphopisthefuture.com
, where he posts a drawing a day.
is a writer and editor based in New York City. She is the author of The Pharmacist’s Mate
and 8, or more recently, The Pharmacist’s Mate/8
. She has written for The New York Times, ARTnews, Ms magazine, and The Rumpus. She also edits the art and literary journal, Ohio Edit.
is a Romanian-born poet who immigrated to the U.S. in 1995. Her poems and translations have appeared in New Letters, 5 a.m., Meridian, Word Riot, Apple Valley Review
, and many others. A four-time Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee, she is the author of Angels & Beasts
(Phoenicia Publishing, Canada, 2012), The System
(Cold Hub Press, New Zealand, 2012), and A Dirt Road Hangs from the Sky
(8th House Publishing, Canada, 2013). More at cserea.tumblr.com
The mission behind LOUFFA PRESS
is to foster a venue for limited edition, collectible, handmade chapbooks by a wide array of authors whose voices must be heard. Louffa Press specializes in innovative fiction and poetry, with a catalogue including writers such as Steve Katz, Stacey Levine, Mike Topp and others.