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Today is November 23, 2017. Open today 10 am–5 pm

Assembly: Choose Your Words — Poetry and Prose

August 17, 2013, 12 – 1 pm
Contemporary Art Gallery
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Photography by Paul Virilio

Part of Locally Made’s One Room.

In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.

Kate Schapira curates Choose Your Words: Poetry and Prose from 8/13 - 8/17.

Some of the region’s best writers fill the middle of the day,and your ears, with their lines and sentences. Listen.Kate Schapira 8/16: Joanna/Joanna: Joanna Howard with Joanna RuoccoJoanna Howard and Joanna Ruocco will read from our collaborative hybrid text entitled “Field Text.” — Joanna Howard & Joanna Ruocco

Free with museum admission.

Kate Schapira is the author of four full-length books of poetry, most recently The Soft Place (Horse Less Press). Her eighth chapbook, The Ground / The Pass / The Wave, will be out this summer from Grey Book Press. She teaches nonfiction writing regularly at Brown University and poetry periodically for libraries, public schools and the Frequency Workshop Series. She co-runs Publicly Complex, a reading series of innovative writing.

Joanna Ruocco co-edits Birkensnake, a fiction journal, with Brian Conn. She is the author of The Mothering Coven (Ellipsis Press), Man’s Companions (Tarpaulin Sky Press), A Compendium of Domestic Incidents (Noemi Press), and Another Governess / The Least Blacksmith: A Diptych (FC2). Toni Jones, her more athletic alter ego, just released her first novel, No Secrets in Spandex, from Crimson Romance.

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