Marie Buck “Collectivity and the Early Black Arts Movement” and Aaron Winslow, “How to Build a Shitty World.”

by offtopicpoetics

Please join us this Wednesday, September 24, at 7:30pm for the first Poetry and Poetics event of Fall 2014! We are delighted to have the wonderful Marie Buck and Aaron Winslow to kick off the exciting new season. This reading is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments and drinks will be served. So please join us at:

7:30 PM Wednesday, September 24, 
Grad Lounge, 330 Fisher-Bennett Hall (3rd floor, behind the main stairs), 34th and Walnut. 

Penn Poetry and Poetics offers a series of casual, conversational events structured around the presentation of one or two poems and a short critical talk by each guest.

 But wait there’s more! On Thursday, September 25, at 8pm Marie and Aaron will offer a formal reading at

Hiding Place.
319 N. 11th St. 2nd floor

Marie Buck, “Collectivity and the Early Black Arts Movement.”
Marie Buck is the author of Life & Style (Patrick Lovelace Editions, 2009) and Portrait of Doom (Krupskaya, forthcoming 2015). Her work has been anthologized in Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing and translated into Italian for the magazine Abbiamo le Prove. She is a Ph.D. candidate at Wayne State University and is currently completing a dissertation about the literature of the Black Power and Women’s Liberation movements.

Aaron Winslow, “How to Build a Shitty World.”
Aaron Winslow is the author of the chapbook Four Gashes: Tales of the Great Misery (Make Now) and the novel Jobs of the Great Misery (ABC Books, Spring 2015). His fiction has appeared in Promethazine, Intercourse, Smallwork, The Claudius App, P-Queue, Armed Cell, among others. Audio recordings can be found on the University of Pennsylvania’s PennSound website, and excerpts from Jobs of the Great Misery have been profiled on the web journal Jacket2. He currently works as an archivist in Washington, DC, while completing a PhD at Columbia University.