Join us for readings by Rob Schlegel, Jessica Laser, and Ryo Yamaguchi!
Rob Schlegel is the author of The Lesser Fields (Center for Literary Publishing 2009) and January Machine (Four Way Books 2014). His third collection is In the Tree Where the Double Sex Sleeps (University of Iowa Press 2019), selected by Brenda Shaughnessy for the Iowa Poetry Prize. With the poets Daniel Poppick and Rawaan Alkhatib, he co-edits The Catenary Press. He has recently taught in the MFA Program at Portland State University, and currently teaches at Whitman College. He lives online at robschlegel.com.
Jessica Laser is the author of Sergei Kuzmich from All Sides (Letter Machine Editions, 2019). Her work has recently appeared online at the Poetry Foundation and in the Bennington Review. She lives in Berkeley, where she is pursuing a doctorate in English literature.
Ryo Yamaguchi is the author of The Refusal of Suitors, published by Noemi Press. His poetry has appeared in journals such as Denver Quarterly, Gulf Coast, and American Poetry Review, and his book reviews and other critical writings can be found in outlets such as the Kenyon Review and Michigan Quarterly Review. He lives in Seattle where he works at Wave Books. Please visit him at plotsandoaths.com.