Sunday, July 3, 2011

SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2011, 5pm

On Sunday, July 10th, 2011, at 5pm The Jubilant Thicket Literary Series presents poetry by Hailey Higdon & Vladimir Zykov, as well as a lecture + Q&A by Sam Durso on Virginia Woolf.

HAILEY HIGDON lives in Philadelphia, PA, where she teaches pre-kindergarten & runs the small, small press, what to us (press).  She is the author of The Palinode Project, which can be read & accessed at  Her newest chapbook, How to Grow Almost Everything, was recently published.  She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee.

VLADIMIR ZYKOV is a founding member of  research in poetry.  His areas of interest include procedural & ambient listening, movement & space, dialectics, shamanism & bioenergetic analysis.  His work has been exhibited at the ICA Philadelphia & the Kelly Writers House, & will appear in Against Expressionism, a forthcoming anthology of conceptual writing edited by Craig Dworkin & Kenneth Goldsmith.

SAM DURSO divides time between arts & politics, having most recently run the writing program at the University of the Arts, where he was an assistant professor of Literature, & managed a City Council campaign.  He is the political director of the progressive group Philly For Change & blogs on Young Philly Politics.  He has written & directed plays & may have given Tina Fey her first speaking role.  He believes everyone should read A Room of One's Own in high school.

This all happens at The Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.  Please come!

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