by Linh Dinh and Simon Smith
Thursday 4 May, 7pm
Linh Dinh is the author of two collections of stories, Fake House (Seven Stories Press 2000) and Blood and Soap (Seven Stories Press 2004), and three books of poems, All Around What Empties Out (Tinfish 2003), American Tatts (Chax 2005) and Borderless Bodies (Factory School 2005). His work has been anthologized in Best American Poetry 2000, Best American Poetry 2004 and Great American Prose Poems from Poe to the Present, among other places. He’s currently living in Norwich, England, as a David T.K. Wong fellow at the University of East Anglia.
The second reader will be Simon Smith
Simon Smith’s new collection is Mercury (Salt Publications), published in March 2006. Two previous full-length books are Reverdy Road (Salt Publications 2003) and Fifteen Exits (Waterloo Press, 2001). He was a judge of the National Poetry Competition in 2004.