19 April, Saturday – 4:00 PM

A reading circling within & around the spirit of collaboration.

Beyond Baroque
681 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291


Event Co-Hosts: Janice Lee & Harold Abramowitz

Readers: Janice Lee/Michael du Plessis/Amanda Ackerman/Harold Abramowitz

Janice Lee is the author of KEROTAKIS (Dog Horn Press, 2010),Daughter (Jaded Ibis, 2011), Damnation (Penny-Ante Editions, 2013), a book-length meditation on the films of Béla Tarr, and most recently, The Transparent As Witness (Solar Luxuriance, 2013), a collaboration with Will Alexander. She currently lives in Los Angeles where she is Co-Editor of [out of nothing], Reviews Editor at HTMLGIANT, Editor of the new #RECURRENT Novel Series for Jaded Ibis Press, Co-Executive Editor of Entropy, and Founder/CEO of POTG Design. She currently teaches at CalArts and can be found online at http://janicel.com./

Michael du Plessis is the author of The Memoirs of JonBenet by Kathy Acker (Les Figues Press, 2012) and has written about topicsfrom Goth culture to the French fin-de-siècle.

Amanda Ackerman is the author of the chapbooks The Seasons Cemented(Hex Presse), I Fell in Love with a Monster Truck (Insert Press Parrot #8), andShort Stones (Dancing Girl Press). She has co-authored Sin is to Celebration(House Press), the Gauss PDF UNFO Burns a Million Dollars, and the forthcoming novel Man’s Wars And Wickedness (Bon Aire Projects). She is co-publisher and co-editor of the press eohippus labs and writes collaboratively as part of SAM OR SAMANTHA YAMS and UNFO. Her book The Book of Feral Florais forthcoming from Les Figues press.

Harold Abramowitz is a writer and editor from Los Angeles. His books include Blind Spot (forthcoming from Les Figues Press), Man’s Wars And Wickedness: A Book of Proposed Remedies & Extreme Formulations for Curing Hostility, Rivalry, & Ill-Will(with Amanda Ackerman, forthcoming from Bon Aire Projects), Not Blessed (Les Figues Press), and Dear Dearly Departed (Palm Press). Harold co-edits the short-form literary press eohippus labs, and writes and edits as part of the collaborative projects, SAM OR SAMANTHA YAMS and UNFO.