Chin Music: The Poetry Reading Series @ Pacific Standard Bar
Featuring Wendy Mnookin, Farrah Field & MC Hyland
Thursday, October 1, 2009 @ 7:00 PM
Please join us for our next evening of Chin Music @ Pacific Standard.
On October 1st, we are excited to feature three excellent poets: Wendy
Mnookin, Farrah Field, and MC Hyland. Other writers to be featured in
Chin Music this season include Monica de la Torre, Alison Hawthorne
Deming, Aaron Fagan, Steve Gehrke, Aracelis Girmay, Stuart
Greenhouse, Jason Koo, Philip Levine, Roddy Lumsden, Jynne Dilling
Martin, and Akilah Oliver.
Wendy Mnookin's most recent book, THE MOON MAKES ITS OWN PLEA, was
published by BOA Editions in 2008. Her other collections are WHAT HE
TOOK and TO GET HERE (BOA Editions), and GUENEVER SPEAKS, published by
Round Table Productions. Wendy is the recipient of a book award from
the New England Poetry Club and a fellowship from the National
Endowment for the Arts. She teaches poetry at Emerson College and at
Grub Street, a non-profit writing program in Boston, and lives in
Newton, Massachusetts. You can learn more at her website:
Farrah Field's first book, RISING, was published by Four Way Books in
early 2009. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the
Mississippi Review, Margie, Chelsea, The Massachusetts Review, Harpur
Palate, Typo, Harp & Altar, 420pus, Cortland Review, Pebble Lake
Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Fulcrum, and The Pinch. She was born
in Cheyenne, Wyoming and raised in Nebraska, Colorado, Louisiana,
Arkansas, Sicily, and Belgium. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
MC Hyland is the author (or co-author) of four chapbooks, most
recently Residential As In, an e-chap published by Blue Hour Press in
February 2009. Her poems have appeared in H_NGM_N, The Paris Review,
42Opus, LIT, Colorado Review, and several other magazines, and new
work is forthcoming in Cannibal and Slant. She also runs DoubleCross
Press. She lives in Minneapolis, where she makes books, writes,
teaches letterpress printing and writing, and works in a cheese shop.