Join us for a reading featuring poets Norman Fischer, Joshua Edwards, and Catherine Bresner!
Norman Fischer is a poet, essayist, and Zen Buddhist priest. His latest poetry titles are the just-out serial poems Untitled Series: Life As It Is (Talisman House) and On a Train At Night (Presse Universite de Rouen et Havre). His latest prose works are What Is Zen? Plain Talk for a Beginner’s Mind (Shambhala Press), and Experience: Thinking, Writing, Language and Religion(University of Alabama Press).
Joshua Edwards is the author of several books, including Imperial Nostalgias and Photographs Taken at One-Hour Intervals During a Walk from Galveston Island to the West Texas Town of Marfa. He lives with his family in Chicago and West Texas, where he directs Canarium Books and works at bookstores.
Catherine Bresner is the author of the chapbook The Merriam Webster Series and the artist book Everyday Eros (Mount Analogue 2017). Her poetry has appeared in The Offing, Heavy Feather Review, Gulf Coast, Poetry Northwest, Passages North, The Pinch and elsewhere. Her book, the empty season, won the Diode Edition Book Prize in 2017. She has been the coordinating editor of the Seattle Review, and the publicity assistant for Wave Books. Currently, she is the managing editor for BOAAT Press and the production editor for Kirkus Reviews.