Sunday, December 4, 2011

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011, 7pm

On Sunday, December 11, 2011, at 7pm, The Jubilant Thicket Literary Series features poetry readings by Frank Sherlock & Barbara Henning, and visual art by Dana M. Osburn.

FRANK SHERLOCK is the author of Over Here (Factory School), Feast Day Gone & Coming (Cy Gist), The City Real & Imagined (Factory School), a collaboration with CA Conrad, and Ready-to-Eat Individual (Lavender Ink) with Brett Evans. Sherlock is also the author of Neighbor Ballads, a public poetry installation project with Erik Ruin that celebrates South Philadelphia's immigrant communities.

BARBARA HENNING is an American poet and fiction writer. She is the author of eight books of poetry, three novels, a series of photo-poem pamphlets and most recently a collection of interviews, Looking Up Harryette Mullen: Sleeping with the Dictionary and Other Works (Belladonna 2010). Her work has been published in numerous journals. Her most recent books of poetry are Cities and Memory (Chax Press, 2010) and a conceptual project, a collection of sonnets composed from 999 passages from 999 books in her collection, entitled My Autobiography (United Artists Books, 2007). Her latest novel isThirty Miles to Rosebud (BlazeVOX 2009).

DANA M. OSBURN is a Philadelphia-based video and installation artist. She received her BFA from Moore College of Art & Design in 2010, after completing dual theses in Fine Art: 2D and Photography & Digital Arts. Her recent group exhibitions include: “Let's Play Nice,” Synergy Space, Philadelphia, PA; “I Love Mitch Hedberg,” PhilaMOCA , Philadelphia, PA and “Scape” LaunchPad, Brooklyn, NY. Osburn is also a founding member of the Great and Terrible Artists' Collective, active in Philadelphia and New York City. Her curatorial projects included the exhibition “I Got Rosacea Just For This Party,” as well as the audience-participatory event “It's Video Wednesday.”

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