April 14- Phyllis Rosenzweig & Jessica Grim

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Jessica Grim’s books include Vexed (online from ubu editions, 2002),
Fray (O Books, 1998), Locale (Potes & Poets Press, 1995), and The
Inveterate Life (O Books, 1990).  She lives with her family in Oberlin,
Ohio, where she’s a librarian at the college.

Phyllis Rosenzweig Was introduced to contemporary writing via workshops (with Peter Schjeldahl and Tony Towle) and readings at the St. Mark’s Poetry Project in New York City in the early 1970s. Moved to Washington, D.C. in the Summer of 1974 to work at the Hirshhorn Museum. Met Doug Lang in D.C. and, at his reading series at Folio Books and informal workshops, first met Lynne Dreyer, Tina Darragh, Peter Inman, Joan Retallack, Diane Ward, and was introduced to a larger community of writers. Since 1995, with Diane Ward, has been publishing Primary Writing – – the sixth issue of which (April 1996) was a broadside featuring work by Jessica Grimm and Peter Seaton. Publications include the chapbooks: Seventeen Poems (O Press, 1975); Dogs (Edge Books, 1996); and Reasonable Accommodation (Potes and Poets Press, 1997).

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