Monday, October 26, 2009

Poetry Thursday!

Chin Music: The Poetry Reading Series @ Pacific Standard Bar
Featuring Roddy Lumsden, Jynne Dilling Martin, and Farnoosh Fathi

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 @ 7:00 PM

Please join us for our next evening of Chin Music @ Pacific Standard. On October 29th, we are thrilled to feature three excellent poets: Roddy Lumsden, Jynne Dilling Martin, and Farnoosh Fathi.


Roddy Lumsden’s poetry collections include YEAH, YEAH, YEAH (Bloodaxe, 1997), RODDY LUMSDEN IS DEAD (Wrecking Ball Press, 2001), MISCHIEF NIGHT: NEW & SELECTED POEMS (Bloodaxe, 2004), and THIRD WISH WASTED (Bloodaxe, 2009). Lumsden has worked as a freelance writer, editor, teacher, and writer of puzzles and quizzes for newspapers. He also composed a poem, “Bloom,” on the set of “Flowers for Kate”—a photo shoot of the model Kate Moss for V magazine. He was born in St. Andrews, Scotland, and lives in London.

Jynne Dilling Martin's poetry has appeared in Kenyon Review, New England Review, TriQuarterly, Indiana Review, New Orleans Review, Southern Review and elsewhere. In March, she was one of four winners of the 92nd Street Y "Discovery" Poetry Contest. She lives in Brooklyn.

Farnoosh Fathi recently received a Fulbright Fellowship to travel to Brazil and write poems. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, Fence and Boston Review. She currently lives in New York City.

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