Sunday, January 20, 2008

Winners of January's Clean Part raffled-off door prizes:

Joshua Marie Wilkinson of Chicago, IL. Chocolate/Walnut Banana Bread.

Tim Marcuson of Lincoln, NE. Chocolate/Walnut Banana Bread.

Not Pictured: Anthony Hawley of Lincoln, NE. Chocolate/Walnut Banana Bread.
Not Pictured: Rachel. Boston Creme Torte.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Sat. Jan. 19, 2008. 7pm: Claire Becker, Lily Brown & Steve Langan

Claire Becker lives in Oakland and teaches at the California School for the Blind. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in H_ngm_n, Typo Magazine, The Alembic, Octopus Magazine, 580 Split, Tarpaulin Sky and The Tiny. She holds an MFA from Saint Mary's College and is the author of the chapbook Untoward from Lame House Press.

Lily Brown holds an M.F.A. from Saint Mary's College of California and currently lives in San Francisco. Her first chapbook, The Renaissance Sheet, was published by Octopus Books in 2007. Her second chapbook, Old with You, is forthcoming from Kitchen Press. Poems have appeared in Typo, Octopus, Tarpaulin Sky, Fence, Coconut and Handsome. New work is forthcoming in Pleiades, 26 and Cannibal.

Steve Langan is the author Freezing, from New Issues Press, and Notes on Exile & Other Poems, a chapbook that received the Weldon Kees Award from Backwaters Press. His poems are in recent issues of Beloit Poetry Journal, Drunken Boat, Tarpaulin Sky and Zoland Poetry. He lives in Omaha, where he's the director of a non-profit health agency, and he teaches in the University of Nebraska MFA in Writing program.