Neeli Cherkovski curates the 44th Radical Poetry Reading featuring Seth Amos, Agneta Falk, Kyle Harvey, Danny Rosen, and friends.
In this talk
Neeli Cherkovski is a poet, memoirist, literary chronicler, and editor. His latest books of poetry are Hang on the Yangtze River and Elegy for My Beat Generation. He is also the biographer of Charles Bukowski and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and the recipient of an American Book Award and the Josephine Miles PEN Award.
Writer and editor Seth Amos is cofounder and former poetry editor of Rivet: The Journal of Writing That Risks. He served on the editorial team at Lapham’s Quarterly. His work has been published in or is forthcoming from Tin House, Cagibi, Blood Orange Review, The Fourth River, The Canopy Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn.
Poet and painter Agneta (Aggie) Falk grew up in Sweden, moved to England, and has lived in San Francisco since 1998. With friends, she directed Live Worms Gallery in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood. Her most recent book is Heart Muscle, and she’s a regular figure in both the San Francisco and international poetry scenes.
Poet Kyle Harvey is the author of Hyacinth (Lithic Press, 2013), a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. His work has appeared in American Life in Poetry, Dirty Chai, Fat City Review, Heavy Feather Review, The Wallace Stevens Journal, and elsewhere. He has published two serial poems July and Farewell Materials (Lithic Press), and a package of broadsides The Alphabet’s Book of Colors: Supplemental Notes for Philipp Otto Runge’s Die Farbenkugel (Reality Beach). He is the winner of the Mark Fischer Poetry Prize and is at work on a manuscript titled The Alphabet That Never Recovers, as well as a translation of Camino del Ñielol by Chilean poet Teófilo Cid. He lives with his wife and children in Fruita, Colorado.
Poet Danny Rosen founded and runs the Lithic Press. His second chapbook, Ghosts of Giant Kudu, was published in May 2013 by Kattywompus Press. His poems have appeared most recently in Pilgrimage, San Pedro River Review, Comstock Review, Fruita Pulp, Malpais Reveiw, and elsewhere. He lives among dogs in the desert of western Colorado.