April 4th, 2007 - 6 pm

THOMAS DEVANEY is the author of "A Series of Small Boxes," forthcoming from Fish Drum Press (May 2007). His books include "The American Pragmatist Fell in Love" and "Letters to Ernesto Neto." His poems have been published in The American Poetry Review, Jubilat, Fence, and translated into French and published in Arsenal, Java, and Poesie. Projects and collaborations with the Institute of Contemporary Art include: a performance "No Silence Here, Enjoy the Silence," for the "Locally Localized Gravity" exhibit (2007), and "The Empty House" tour at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site for "The Big Nothing" exhibit (2004). He was program coordinator of the Kelly Writers House from 2001 to 2005. He is a Penn Senior Writing Fellow in the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania. For more information visit: http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~wh/devaney.html

JOHN COLETTI grew up in Santa Rosa, California and Portland, Oregon before moving to New York City twelve years ago. He is the author of "Physical Kind" (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs/Boku Books 2005), "The New Normalcy" (BoogLit 2002), and "Street Debris" (Fell Swoop 2005), a collaboration with poet Greg Fuchs with whom he also co-edits Open 24 Hours Press.