Malvern Books presents: Timeless, Infinite Light: The Sleeping Together Tour

For details, please visit http://malvernbooks.com/event/timeless-infinite-light-presents-the-sleeping-together-tour/.

From Malvern's website:

Timeless, Infinite Light presents The Sleeping Together Tour
 
WHEN: November 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
COST: Free
READING


Poets and Timeless, Infinite Light cofounders Emji Spero and Joel Gregory are touring the south with The Sleeping Together Tour. Malvern Books is delighted to be hosting their Austin reading, where they’ll be joined by local poets Mónica Teresa Ortiz and Kimberly Alidio.

Timeless, Infinite Light
Timeless, Infinite Light is an Oakland-based small press that publishes contemporary writing with a tendency toward the experimental, radical, and mystical. We are committed to promoting critical poetic work by emerging and established writers, and we prioritize authors whose identities are often excluded from the literary mainstream. We believe in the radical potential of collaborative, hybrid, and embodied writing, and promote work that resists structures of oppression, both in form and content. This preference for challenging work extends to the design and structure of the books we produce.

Emji Spero is an Oakland-­based artist exploring the intersections of writing, book art, installation and performance. They are a co-founder of Timeless, Infinite Light, Material Print Machine, and Omni Commons. Their book, almost any shit will do, uses found language, word-replacement and erasure to strange the familiar and and map the boundaries of collective engagement. Spero is currently working on Exhaustion, a dry lyric essay that documents the affective weight of accumulated subthreshold violences.

Joel Gregory is a poet and visual artist living in Oakland, California. He is a dropout of the Evergreen State College and the New School. He is a co­-founder at Timeless, Infinite Light. His poetry can be found in Boog City, 580 Split, and Open House, and his visual art can be found on Instagram @niteselfie. He is currently working on Connection, a voyeristic book-length manuscript, in which he collages language from Craigslist missed connections into poems and reposts them in search of the absent object of desire.

Kimberly Alidio is the author of solitude being alien (dancing girl press, 2013) and the forthcoming full-length poetry collection, After projects the resound (Black Radish Books, 2016). Recent and forthcoming work appears in La Vague, Matter, smoking glue gun, and the Center for Art and Thought’s Racecraft exhibition. Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, she lives in Austin.

Mónica Teresa Ortiz was born and raised in Texas. Her work has appeared in Pilgrimage Magazine, Borderlands, the Texas Observer, Black Girl Dangerous, and elsewhere. A two-time Andres Montoya Letras Latinas Poetry Prize finalist, Ortiz is the poetry editor for Raspa Magazine, a queer Latino literary art journal.