skated through the panhandle to upper haight to villians vault = no shoes in size 13 at all. skated to the army surplus store = two beanies for 10 bucks. bombed haight street with some foot drag bombed fillmore then through the castro = still can't find size 13 shoes. back home and sweating and about to east some black bean soup.
Let's celebrate! What are we celebrating? The release of our first two books of 2010: "Maribor" by Demosthenes Agrafiotis, translated by John Sakkis and Angelos Sakkis and "The New Make Believe" by Denise Newman.
How are we celebrating? Books & Bookshelves will host a reading and book release party for Denise Newman, John Sakkis and Angelos Sakkis on Wednesday, May 26th at 7:30pm. Denise, John and Angelos will read and both new books will be available for purchase as well as a selection from our backlist. And there will be snacks and drinks! Hooray!
Come help us celebrate these two fantastic books and their talented authors and translators. We'll see you there!
Details: Where: Books & Bookshelves 99 Sanchez Street San Francisco, CA 94114 When: Wednesday, May 26th @ 7:30pm
Who: Denise Newman is the author of Human Forest and Wild Goods (both published by Apogee Press), and the translator of The Painted Room (Random House, UK) and Azorno, (New Directions)—two novels by the Danish poet Inger Christensen. She teaches at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco where she lives with her husband and daughter.
John Sakkis’ is a poet and translator living in San Francisco. He is the author of the book Rude Girl (Blaze Vox 2009). Angelos Sakkis is a translator and painter living in Oakland, California. Another translation of Demosthenes Agrafiotis's work is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse in 2010.
The Islands (Nightboat Books), "now, 1/3" and thepoem (BlazeVOX Books) Chinese Notebook (Ugly Duckling Presse)
Maribor (The Post-Apollo Press)
Rude Girl (BlazeVOX Books)
Rave On! (Lew Gallery)
Gary Gygax (Cy Gist Press)
Rude Girl (Duration Press)
The Moveable Ones (Transmission Press)
Benthos (Silas Press). Lives in Oakland. Works for Small Press Distribution.