The New Social Environment#957

A Motley Quintet: A Rail Reading curated by Filip Marinovich

Featuring Marinovich, Leah Flax Barber, E. Briskin, Casper Lee, and Ali Pinkney


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Filip Marinovich curates our 161st Wednesday Poetry Reading with Leah Flax Barber, E. Briskin, Casper Lee, and Ali Pinkney.

In this talk

Leah Flax Barber

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Leah Flax Barber is from Chicago. She holds an MFA in poetry from UMass Amherst, where she teaches writing. She lives in Western Massachusetts.

E. Briskin

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E. Briskin lives in Seattle. E.’s book Orange is available from Entre Ríos.

Casper Lee

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Casper Lee is a poet, originally from Wyoming. They hold an MFA from the University of Montana and participate in various online poetry spaces. They live in Missoula where they organize readings and oversee an unsanctioned animal sanctuary.

Ali Pinkney

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Ali Pinkney is a poet with three university degrees in the literary arts who lives in a turret—like Friedrich Hölderlin—in T’karonto (Toronto) Canada where she teaches at the University of Toronto and attends Filip Marinovich’s Motley College virtually. She curated “The Spirit is a Bone” the imminently forthcoming Hegelian issue of Metatron Press’s Glyphöria, and, with Marie Ségolène, she runs a poetry and performance art carnival called Calliope.

Filip Marinovich

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Filip Marinovich (aka Wolfman Librarian) is the author of The Suitcase Tree, Wolfman Librarian, And If You Don’t Go Crazy I’ll Meet You Here Tomorrow, and Zero Readership, an Epic. He teaches the roving seminar Shakespearian Motley College in its various incarnations online and live at Torn Page, Chelsea, Manhattan.

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