Please join us for readings of new work by Michael Earl Craig and Janet Sarbanes.
Michael Earl Craig is the author of three collections of poetry: Thin Kimono (Wave Books, 2010), Yes, Master (Fence Books, 2006) and Can You Relax in My House (Fence Books, 2002). He received a BA in English Literature from the University of Montana, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts. His poems have been published in various print and online journals, including Provincetown Arts, The Iowa Review, The Believer, HoboEye, Octopus Magazine, Fence, jubilat, and Denver Quarterly, as well as anthologized in Isn’t It Romantic: 100 Love Poems (Verse Press, 2004) and Poems About Horses (Everyman’s Library Pocket Series, 2009). He lives in Livingston, Montana, where is a Certified Journeyman Farrier, shoeing horses for a living.
Janet Sarbanes is the author of the story collection Army of One, and is currently completing a novel titled This Land: The Adventures of the President’s Daughter. She is also slowly but surely amassing a book of critical essays concerning the role of aesthetic practice in utopian, subcultural and countercultural social formations, two of which have recently appeared in Utopian Studies and Popular Music and Society. She teaches fiction and narrative theory in the MFA Writing Program at CalArts, and cultural studies in the School of Critical Studies.