You are invited to Friday Night Readings at David & Dianeís apartment 695 35th Ave. #204 San Francisco 415.221.4272 enjoy your favorite writers in a cozy environment with refreshments and friends... bring some beer, wine, or a snack coming up: 7.30pm Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005 a reading by Kathleen Miller, Ara Shirinyan, Robert Paredez Kathleen Miller graduated from Mills College in 2004. She now holds the ever glamorous position of Customer service & development associate at Small Press Distribution. Her poems have been published in several small journals that never actually made it into the world, & she has a chapbook coming out soon from Sealamb Press. Ara Shirinyan is an L.A. based poet, publisher and musician working in an avant-garde aesthetic. His writing, which experiments with constraints and text generated through software, has appeared in "Word Ways: The Journal of Recreational Linguistics," What Our Speech Disrupts: Feminism and Creative Writing, and "Columbia Review," among other places . As well as publishing chapbooks under Umbrellad Devil Press, Ara's press, Make Now, has most recently published Family Archaeology by Ian Monk, and will soon publish The Weather by Kenneth Goldsmith. His band, Godzik Pink, has released two records on Kill Rock Stars, & his new band is The Sound of the Soil. Ara is currently editing the first issue of the biannual magazine, "The New Messes," and two manuscripts; one of fragments on fruit and one composed of texts produced through appropriation and regeneration. Excerpts from the latter can be found on his blog. Robert Paredez's California Ghost Story was released from Tougher Disguises in 2001. Recent work has appeared in "FENCE" magazine. He lives in greenpoint, Brooklyn, and is currently shopping his new collection The Way as if a Place Were. Directions: Public trans: From downtown San Francisco, take the 38 Geary or the 31 Balboa, and get off at 35th Ave. Driving from the East Bay: 580 West to 9th St./Civic Center exit; north on 9th to Hayes; follow signs to go west on Fell; turn right on Stanyan, left on Fulton, right on 35th (Balboa is two blocks north). My building is the big one on the northwest corner of 35th at Balboa. Ring the buzzer for apartment 204. NOTE: the phone will be turned off after 8pm, so donít be late!!!
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