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April 21, 2009

dislocate Launch Party Celebrates New Issue

Transitions Issue Emphasizes Migration Narratives, Transitional Forms

The literary journal dislocate launches its fifth issue on Saturday, May 9, 2009, from 8pm to 11pm, at the Bedlam Theatre in Minneapolis. The event celebrates creative work from international writers and artists on the subject of political, social, geographic and cultural transitions with food, drink, and New York City DJ Jason Baker!

The journal includes:

• Acclaimed authors Kevin Wilson, Peter Johnson, Nin Andrews, and local poet Todd Boss, among others!
• Poetry by Haitian poet Jacqueline Beaugé-Rosier, published for the first time in English and French!
• Responses to Jacob Lawrence paintings from "The Great Migration" series by women of the Grace House re-entry program in Chicago!
• Photography by featured artist Kyle Rand (kylerand.com)!

What: dislocate Transitions Launch: Books, art, food, drinks, DJ!
When: Saturday, May 9, 2009, 8-11pm
Where: Bedlam Theatre
1501 S 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55454

This event is free and open to the public.

Questions? Email Shantha Susman at susman [at] umn [dot] edu.

April 10, 2009

dislocate/MFA Reading 4/14/09

dislocate is getting ready for another fabulous and our final reading for the year, featuring award-winning poet and non-fiction writer WANG PING! Ping will be joined by our very own MFA students Brian Laidlaw, Michelle Livingston and Laura Owen.

"Oh wonderful!" You say, "When?
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 7:00 pm

"Can't wait! Where is it?"
At the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus
2o7 Church Street S.E. (Washington Ave., and Church Street)
in 150 Lind Hall (Taylor Center Library)

"Anything else?"
Well, yes, now that you ask. We wouldn't let you go hungry. Complimentary refreshments will be served and admission is free!