Sunday, May 23, 2010

June Reading

Please join us Thurs., June 10, at 7 p.m. for the Bon Mot/ley Reading Series, featuring Farrah Field, Jared White, and Cynthia Arrieu-King. We will head over to Fries Café after the reading and invite all to join us.

Farrah Field’s poems have appeared in many publications including the Mississippi Review, Typo, Harp & Altar, La Petite Zine, and Ploughshares and are forthcoming in Mantis and Cannibal. Rising, her first book of poems, won Four Way Books’ 2007 Levis Prize. She lives in Brooklyn where she co-hosts a reading series called Yardmeter Editions. She blogs at

Jared White’s poems and essays have appeared or will appear in journals such as Action Yes, Barrow Street, Cannibal, Coconut, Fulcrum, Harp & Altar, Laurel Review and Open Letters. A chapbook, YELLOWCAKE, was part of the hand-sewn anthology, NARWHAL, from Cannibal Books. He lives in DUMBO, Brooklyn, where he co-hosts poetry readings at Yardmeter Editions.

Cynthia Arrieu-King is an assistant professor of creative writing at Stockton College. Her book People are Tiny in Paintings of China is forthcoming from Octopus Books. Her poems and other work will come out this year in Boston Review, Witness, Jacket, Harp and Altar, and Forklift Ohio. Marilyn Chin sent her to Kundiman when she visited the University of Cincinnati in 2006.

The Bon Mot/ley Reading Series takes place in the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on the second Thursday of each month. The CCAC is located at 3711 Clifton Ave., and you can learn more about the center here: Readings are free and open to the public.

Audio files of previous readings are also available on our reading series blog:

We hope to see you there, and we thank you for your continued support of the series.

Kristi Maxwell & Michael Rerick
Series Curators