Professor Joseph T. Thomas cordially invites us all to join him at the Agitprop Reading being held at the Agitprop Gallery.
Below is the 411 on the event and Professor Thomas' personal invitation:
AGITPROP POETRY SERIES Saturday, November 7, 7:00pm AGITPROP Gallery 2837 University Ave in North Park (Entrance on Utah, behind Glenn's Market) * San Diego, CA * 92104 * 619.384.7989
Dear Friends & Colleagues: We hope you can join us this Saturday, November 7 at 7pm for the next reading in the Agitprop Reading Series featuring Joseph Thomas and Mark Wallace.
A libertine of unimpeachable taste, Joseph T. Thomas, Jr. is an assistant professor of English at San Diego State University's National Center for the Study of Children's Literature. He is the author of two books, Poetry's Playground: The Culture of Contemporary American Children's Poetry (Wayne State UP, 2007) and Strong Measures (Make Now Press, 2007). Poetry's Playground was named a 2009 honor book by the Children's Literature Association.
Mark Wallace is the author of more than fifteen books and chapbooks of poetry, fiction, and essays. Temporary Worker Rides A Subway won the 2002 Gertrude Stein Poetry Award and was published by Green Integer Books. His critical articles and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, and he has co-edited two essay collections, Telling It Slant: Avant Garde Poetics of the 1990s, and A Poetics of Criticism. Most recently he has published a short story collection, Walking Dreams (2007), and a book of poems, Felonies of Illusion (2008). Forthcoming in early 2011 is his second novel, The Quarry and The Lot. He teaches at California State University San Marcos. . We hope to see you there and for festivities afterward!