with Joshua Edwards, Michelle Noteboom and Lynn Xu

When: October 15, 2013
Where: Carr’s Pub, 1 rue du Mont Thabor, 75001 Paris
Métro: Tuileries or Concorde

Drinks upstairs at the bar from whenever you like. Poetry starts downstairs at 19:30, sharp, please!

Joshua Edwards was born in Galveston, Texas. He directs Canarium Books, is the author of Imperial Nostalgias (Ugly Duckling, 2013) and Campeche (Noemi, 2011), and translated Mexican poet María Baranda’s Ficticia (Shearsman, 2010). He currently lives in Stuttgart, Germany, where he’s a fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude. His third collection, Architecture for Travelers, will be published in late 2014 by Edition Solitude and is part of a collaboration with Alan Worn, Lynn Xu, and others that will also involve the design and construction of a home, a series of photographs, and a 700-mile walk across Texas. More information can be found at www.architecturefortravelers.org

A native of Michigan, Michelle Noteboom is the author of the newly released collection Roadkill (Corrupt Press, 2013), which will be launched at the Poets Live reading. Her other collections are: The Chia Letters (Dusie Kollektiv, 2009), Edging (Cracked Slab Books, 2006) which won the 2006 Heartland Poetry Prize, and Hors-cage in French translation by Frédéric Forte (Editions de l’Attente, 2010). She has lived in Paris since 1991, where she co-founded and helped curate the bilingual reading series Ivy Writers Paris for several years.

Lynn Xu is the author of Debts & Lessons (Omnidawn, 2013) and a chapbook, June (Corollary, 2006). Her poems have also appeared in Best American Poetry 2008, Boston Review, Critical Quarterly, Zoland Poetry, and elsewhere. She’s a co-editor of Canarium Books and a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Born in Shanghai and raised in Chicago, she now lives in Stuttgart, Germany and will soon be moving to Marfa, Texas.

The next POETS LIVE reading will be November 19, 2013.