Monday, January 31, 2011

Emily Kendal Frey, Phoebe Wayne & Paul G. Maziar! Sunday, Feb 20th 7:30 p.m.

Dear friends,

Please come out to the Waypost at 3120 N. Williams Ave, PDX for a night of Portland poetry. Smorg is delighted to host Emily Kendal Frey, Phoebe Wayne and Paul G. Maziar, three poets that call Portland home. Festivities begin around 7:30. Come out and support the arts!

Food, beer, wine and espresso all available at the Waypost.

See you there!



Emily Kendal Frey is the author of AIRPORT (Blue Hour 2009), FRANCES (Poor Claudia 2010), and THE NEW PLANET (Mindmade Books 2010) as well as three chapbook collaborations. Her first full-length collection, THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE, was just published by Cleveland State University Poetry Center. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Phoebe Wayne is the author of a chapbook called Lovejoy (c_L press), which is part research project, part text collage, and part reflection, all revolving around a 20th century historical drama involving some public artworks in Northwest Portland. Some of her other recent work is in the magazines Foursquare, With + Stand, and Peaches and Bats. She lives in Portland and works in the children's department of a public library.

Paul G. Maziar is a writer & poet, and bell-hop, living in Portland OR, via NYC via L.A. via Vegas. His first book, What it is: What it is, was a collaboration of his early prose works along with the typographic & photographic designs of the artist Matt Maust, published in 2008. In 2010, Paul self-published his first chapbook of poems, Last Light of Day, which is being brought out as a full-length collection by Publication Studio in Portland. Currently, he curates a monthly reading, art & music series in Portland called The Switch, and is studying under the poet Hoa Nguyen. His work has been published in ListenLight, Poets & Artists, and he's the co-creator of an ongoing poetry blog called Don’t Fog the Feelers.