Maged Zaher, Chris Nealon, and Robert Mittenthal
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: The New Foundation Seattle | 312 2nd Avenue South, Seattle
Christopher Nealon, teaches American literature, the history and theory of poetry, and the history of sexuality at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of Foundlings: Lesbian and Gay Historical Emotion before Stonewall (Duke, 2001), and The Matter of Capital: Poetry and Crisis in The American Century (Harvard, 2011), as well as three books of poems, The Joyous Age (Black Square Editions, 2004) Plummet (Edge Books, 2009), and Heteronomy (Edge, 2014). He lives in Washington, DC.
Robert Mittenthal is author of Wax World (Chax, 2011), and a variety of chapbooks including: Value Unmapped, Martyr Economy, Ready Terms, and Irrational Dude. He was instrumental in creating and curating the Subtext Reading Series (1995-2009) in Seattle, and the last few years has been working to induce collective thought via a series of related reading groupuscles, a project called: autonomous university. He blogs at http://rmutts.blogspot.com/
Maged Zaher is the author of If Reality Doesn’t Work Out (SplitLevel Text Press, 2014), Thank You for the Window Office (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012), The Revolution Happened and You Didn’t Call Me (Tinfish Press, 2012), and Portrait of the Poet as an Engineer (Pressed Wafer, 2009). His translations of contemporary Egyptian poetry, The Tahrir of Poems, was recently published by Alice Blue Review. Maged is the recipient of the 2013 Genius Award in Literature from the Seattle weekly The Stranger.