Friday, January 12
East Bay Booksellers is pleased to host the release of ZYZZYVA's Winter 2018 Issue on Friday, January 12th at 7:00 pm.
For its newest issue, ZYZZYVA features a special section of writers and poets exploring the theme of art and resistance in times of turmoil. Contributors Troy Jollimore, Victoria Chang, Dean Rader and ZYZZYVA contributing editor Ismail Muhammad will be in conversation with Managing Editor Oscar Villalon as they look at what it is exactly we must be in resistance against, and what forms that resistance takes.
About the Authors
Troy Jollimore most recent collection of poetry is Syllabus of Errors (Princeton University Press). His previous publications include At Lake Scugog and The Solipsist, and he won a National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry for his debut book, Tom Thomson in Purgatory. He is a philosophy professor at California State University, Chico.
Dean Rader's debut collection of poems, Works & Days, won the 2010 T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize. His chapbook, Landscape Portrait Figure Form (Omnidawn), was named by the Barnes & Noble Review as one of the Best Poetry Books of 2013. His newest collection is Self-Portrait as Wikipedia Entry (Copper Canyon Press).
Ismail Muhammad is a staff writer at the Millions, a contributing editor at ZYZZYVA, and a Ph.D. candidate in the English department at U.C. Berkeley. He's currently a National Book Critics Circle Emerging Critics Fellow, and an alum of the VONA 2017 workshops.
Victoria Chang is an American poet and children's writer. Her fourth book of poems, Barbie Chang, was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2017.