Saturday, November 7, 2009

Joseph Thomas & Mark Wallace 11/7 @ 7pm

We hope you can join us this Saturday, November 7 at 7:00 pm for the
next event in the Agitprop Reading Series featuring Joseph Thomas and
Mark Wallace.

A libertine of unimpeachable taste, Joseph T. Thomas, Jr. is an
assistant professor of English at San Diego State University’s
National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature. He is the
author of two books, Poetry’s Playground: The Culture of Contemporary
American Children’s Poetry (Wayne State UP, 2007) and Strong Measures
(Make Now Press, 2007). Poetry’s Playground was named a 2009 honor
book by the Children’s Literature Association.

Mark Wallace is the author of more than fifteen books and chapbooks of
poetry, fiction, and essays. Temporary Worker Rides A Subway won the
2002 Gertrude Stein Poetry Award and was published by Green Integer
Books. His critical articles and reviews have appeared in numerous
publications, and he has co-edited two essay collections, Telling It
Slant: Avant Garde Poetics of the 1990s, and A Poetics of Criticism.
Most recently he has published a short story collection, Walking
Dreams (2007), and a book of poems, Felonies of Illusion (2008).
Forthcoming in early 2011 is his second novel, The Quarry and The Lot.
He teaches at California State University San Marcos.
We hope to see you there and for festivities afterward!

Saturday, November 7, 7:00pm
2837 University Ave in North Park (Entrance on Utah, behind Glenn’s
Market) * San Diego, CA * 92104 * 619.384.7989