Poetry reading with May-Lan Tan and Elizabeth Mikesch
Elizabeth Mikesch’s writing and sound poetry has or will
soon appear in BOMB, Tagvverk, Unsaid, Similar Peaks, The Collagist,
Columbia, and Spork Magazine. She is the author of Niceties:
Aural Ardor, Pardon Me (Calamari, 2014) and
the co-founder of ( . y . ) press, a
soon-to-be all-girl publishing project. In addition to writing short stories,
she performs contemporary folk arias as Fat Friend.
May-Lan Tan is the author of the story collection Things
to Make and Break (CB Editions, 2014) and
the chapbook Girly (Future Tense,
2014). Her short fiction has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Areté,
and The Reader, and is
forthcoming in The Atlas Review.
August 23 event, Elizabeth and May-Lan will read from their respective books
and from the book they have been writing together. Elizabeth lives in Detroit,
Michigan, and May-Lan lives in London, England. On this book tour, they will be
meeting for the first time.