What/Who: Readings by British poets Andrea Brady, Peter Manson, and Keston Sutherland.
When: Friday, April 6 at 8 p.m.
Where: The Elastic Arts Foundation, 2830 N. Milwaukee Ave., 2nd floor.
The Chicago Review, the quarterly journal of writing and criticism published by the University of Chicago, will launch its British poetry issue at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 6 at The Elastic Arts Foundation. The presentation will include readings by some of Britain’s most acclaimed poets, including Andrea Brady, Peter Manson, and Keston Sutherland, whose works are featured in the magazine.
Andrea Brady studied at Columbia University and Cambridge University. She now teaches early modern literature at Brunel University in London. Brady is a published poet whose works include Embrace (Object Permanence, 2005) and Vacation of a Lifetime (Salt, 2001). Along with colleague Keston Sutherland, she runs the small press Baroque.
Keston Sutherland was born in Bristol, England. He studied at Cambridge University and Harvard University. He is editor of the neopreraphaelite totalitarianist journal quid, co-editor of Baroque Press, and co-editor of the anonymous review website On Company Time. Sutherland is a published poet whose works have been translated into French, German, and Chinese.
Peter Manson was born in Glasgow, Scotland, where he studied English at Glasgow University. He co-edited Object Permanence, a modernist poetry journal that has been re-invented as a pamphlet publisher, from 1994-1997. Manson has published many works, including For the Good of Liars (Barque, 2006). He was also the 2005-2006 Judith E. Wilson Visiting Fellow in Poetry at the University of Cambridge.
The Chicago Review issue launch will be held in conjunction with the Discrete reading series and the Elastic Arts Foundation.