a reading featuring Buffalo, NY, poets Andrew Rippeon, Chris Sylvester, Divya Victor, and Steven Zultanski
presented by the Emergency Poetry Series
6:00 PM in the Arts Cafe

Andrew Rippeon edits P-Queue (a journal of poetry, poetics, and innovative prose) and QUEUE (a chapbook series adjunct to the journal). He lives in Buffalo, NY, where he participates in the Poetics Program at the University at Buffalo.

Chris Sylvester remains decidedly unpublished.
He was born in Hawaii.
He was raised in Florida.
He lives in Buffalo.
Chris Sylvester does not drive.
His recent reading at Rust Belt books was described variously:
"Irresponsible." "Erotic as a wayward hand."
Chris Sylvester is currently writing a tract on digestion.

Divya Victor has lived and learned in India, Singapore, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Seattle. She has a Masters in Creative Writing and Poetry from Temple University and is currently a PhD. candidate in the English Department at SUNY, Buffalo, where she curates (co)ludere, a constraint-based collaborative performance series. Her work has appeared in ambit: journal of poetry and poetics, XConnect, ixnay reader 3, and dusie, and is forthcoming in President's Choice and Drunken Boat.

Steven Zultanski is the author of the chapbooks Homoem (Radical Readout), USA = NAZI (with Brad Flis, Nocturnal Editions) and This and That Lenin (BookThug), plus the forthcoming volumes Generic Human Stuff (Patrick Lovelace Editions) and Pad (Make Now). He edits President's Choice magazine, a Lil' Norton publication. His poetry has appeared in Antennae, FO(A)RM, The Physical Poets, Shiny, and elsewhere.

photo credit: Elissa Tobin