please join us for the first in our summer reading series.
933 chung king rd
7 pm, Sunday
Vanessa Place is a writer, a lawyer, and co-director of Les Figues Press. She is author of Dies: A Sentence (2006), La Medusa (Fiction Collective 2, 2008), Notes on Conceptualisms, co-authored with Robert Fitterman (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009), and The Guilt Project: Rape, Morality and Law (2010). A trilogy of conceptual work, Statement of Facts, Statement of the Case, andArgument, is forthcoming from Blanc Press (USA). Her Factory-type chapbook series is available via oodpress (Brazil). Place is also a regular contributor to X-tra Art Quarterly, and has lectured and performed internationally.
Nuar Alsadir’s poems and essays have appeared in numerous periodicals, including Grand Street, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Slate, AGNI, Tin House, Lit, Gulf Coast, Ribot, The New York Times Magazine, and Book Forum. When not writing, she teaches at New York University and is training to become a psychoanalyst.