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Wednesday, Jan 29 2014

Janey Smith's popular poetry parties, Live at 851, were forced to find a new home at the end of last year when the abandoned apartment in which they were held was boarded up and protected by the police. After a few stints in the basement of a Tenderloin retail shop, the series returns to the original building... in Smith's apartment. Featuring Rauan Klassnik, visiting from Washington in support of his new book The Moon's Jaw; Alana Siegel, who just published Archipelago, which, in the words of Jerome Rothenberg, "adds a new presence & intelligence to a major subset of postmodern American poetry;" Steven Seidenberg, whose just-published first book Itch is a fascinating combination of philosophy and poetry; and poet TJ Lyons. This is definitely a BYOB affair. Be prepared to mingle.

Sat., Feb. 8, 8 p.m., 2014

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