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Poetic Research Bureau
A valise fiction and portable literary service in Chinatown, Los Angeles.
A valise fiction and portable literary service in Chinatown, Los Angeles.

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SPRING 2014 Events:

Jan 11: Sophia Dahlin & Feliz Lucia Molina
Jan 17: Nathaniel Otting & Cassandra Gillig (as Same Text)
Jan 31: Sarah Neely talk, Anne Colvin presents poems and films of Margaret Tait (January)
Feb 1: Harry Dodge, Frances Richard & Evan Burrows
Feb. 15: Jackqueline Frost & Evan Kennedy
March 8: Chris Tysh & Eve Fowler
March 15: Chris Nealon & Daniel Tiffany
March 22: Brian Blanchfield & Matias Viegener
March 28 (Friday): CA Conrad & Laura Rivera
March 30 (Sun 4pm): Julie Carr & Gillian Conoley
April 12: Taylor Brady & Dan Thomas-Glass
April 25: David Buuck & Rachel Levitsky (& possibly Jeff Derksen)
May 3: Madeline Gins Tribute (@LACMA)
May 10: Giovanni Singleton, Eve Luckring & Christine Wertheim
May 17: Launch of EBL-Colección Cielo Abierto, Mexico-based poetry publication
May 31-June 1: Commune Editions: Juliana Spahr, Jasper Bernes, Joshua Clover

Events @ 7:30pm (doors open @ 7pm) unless otherwise noted.
Check: for details.
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FALL 2013 Readings

September 14: Lauren Shufran & Juliana Leslie, hosted by Harold Abramowitz & Andrea Quaid
September 28:  Group reading (“Burnt Norton”) from those writers dropped between editions of the Norton Postmodern
October 5: Vanessa Place hosts a night oh “trauma” poetry; Readers: Michael Du Plessis, Janice Lee, Vanessa Place, Harold Abramowitz, Ara Shirinyan, Anna Joy Springer
October 20: Sommer Browning, Noah Eli Gordon, Fred Moten
October 26: Lysette Simmons & AJ Urquidi
October 27: Joshua Beckman & Anthony McCann
November 9: Naomi Long Eagleson & Fiona Sze-Lorrain
December 7: Teresa Carmody & Prageeta Sharma
December 13: Farnoosh Fathi, Ossian Foley, Thank You Rosekind & The Bushes
December 14: Karen Rigby & Sara Mumolo
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July 20: Sandra Simonds & Jeanine Webb
July 27: Claire Donato, Amina Cain & Jeff T. Johnson
August 2: Adam Fitzgerald, Stuart Krimko, Tom Healey, Robert Polito, Mark So, Andrew Durbin & surprise guest
August 10: Julie Doxsee & Andrew Wessels
August 30: Stephen Boyer, Zack Haber & Sophie Sills

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A playlist of readings from the PRB's Life Sentences festival of the epigram.
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The Poetic Research Bureau concludes its spring season the weekend after next with a long run at the short form. 

LIFE SENTENCES: An Afternoon of the Epigrammatic
4 hours, 8 readers, 800+ statements


Guy Bennett, Charles Bernstein, 
Aaron Kunin, Andrew Maxwell,
Maggie Nelson, Vanessa Place,
Matvei Yankelevich, Maged Zaher

Saturday June 15th, 2013 1pm - 5pm
@ Poetic Research Bureau
951 Chung King Rd, Chinatown, LA

Gnomes, aphorisms, propositions, fragments,
maxims, proverbs, epigrams, mottoes, curses,
koans, haiku, quips, dry tweets, pensées.

In sequence, relentlessly, toward 1000 sentences.
Live readers, video people, giving the compressed
form its due, by mouth and by pixel.
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A Recap of Spring 2013

May 25: François Luong & Chet Wiener
May 15: Patrick Durgin, Melanie Noel, film by Don Mee Choi
April 20: Anthology launch (The Sonnets: Translating & Rewriting Shakespeare) w/ Julie Bloch, Kate Durbin, Kelli Anne Noftle, Martha Ronk
March 28: Diana Arterian, Jibade-Khalil Huffman & Simone White
March 16: Jared Stanley & Laura Wetherington
March 15: Natalia Fedorova w/ Vanessa Place (co-hosted by Les Figues Press)
February 28: CA Conrad & Brian Kim Stefans
February 16: Ana Bozicevic & Michael Du Plessis
February 6: Deborah Poe, Bonnie Jones & LA Fog performance
January 23: Geoffrey Dyer & Lauren Eggert-Crowe
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