Friday, October 22, 2010

Chin Music Poetry October 28 at 7 pm.

Chin Music
The Poetry Reading Series at Pacific Standard Bar
Featuring Rachel Rose, Jericho Brown, Hossannah Asuncion

Please join us for our upcoming Chin Music reading featuring three fine poets: Rachel Rose, Jericho Brown, & Hossannah Asuncion. Series curated by Bryan Patrick Miller.


Rachel Rose ( is a writer whose work has appeared in various journals in Canada, the U.S., New Zealand and Japan, including Poetry, The Malahat Review, and The Best American Poetry, as well as in several anthologies, including Uncharted Lines: Poems from the Journal of the American Medical Association and Between Interruptions: 30 Women Tell the Truth About Motherhood. Her first book, Giving My Body to Science, (McGill/Queen’s University Press) was a finalist for The Gerald Lampert Award, The Pat Lowther Award, and the Grand Prix du Livre de Montreal, and won the Quebec Writers’ Federation A.M. Klein Award. Her second book, Notes on Arrival and Departure, was published by McClelland & Stewart (Random House Canada). She is the poetry and lyric prose mentor at SFU’s The Writer’s Studio and the founder of the “Cross-Border Pollination” reading series.

Jericho Brown worked as the speechwriter for the Mayor of New Orleans before receiving his PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. He also holds an MFA from the University of New Orleans and a BA from Dillard University. The recipient of the Whiting Writers Award, the Bunting Fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, and two travel fellowships to the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland, Brown teaches creative writing as an Assistant Professor of English at the University of San Diego.  His poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, jubilat, New England Review, Oxford American, and several other journals and anthologies.  His first book, PLEASE (New Issues), won the 2009 American Book Award.

Hossannah Asuncion grew up near the 710 and 105 in L.A. She currently lives near an F/G in Brooklyn. She is Kundiman fellow and received a 2010 PSA Chapbook National Fellowship. She tumbles at

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