The Imaginary Press Reading Series

The press is imaginary. The poets are real.

Friday, August 22, 2008

Please allow me to introduce you to Karen, Matt and Sun Yung.

On Saturday, September 20th at 7:30 PM at the Jon Oulman Salon, it shall be these three amazing poets who will be reading their work:

Karen Carcia's poems have appeared in Conduit; Forklift, Ohio; Field;
Born magazine; Diagram; and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in creative
writing from Indiana University and a PhD in creative writing from
Western Michigan University. She currently teaches as professor of
English at Southeast Missouri State University.

Matt Hart is the author of Who's Who Vivid (Slope Editions, 2006) and three chapbooks: Revelated (Hollyridge Press, 2005), Sonnet (H_NGM_N Books, 2006) and Simply Rocket (Lame House Press, 2007). A collaborative chapbook, Deafening Leafening, with poet Ethan Paquin, is forthcoming from Pilot Books. Additionally, his work has appeared in many print and online journals, including Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, Jubilat, and Octopus. He lives and teaches in Cincinnati where he edits Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking, & Light Industrial Safety.

Sun Yung Shin is a 2007 Bush Artist Fellow for Literature and author of the collection of poems Skirt Full of Black (Coffee House Press 2007); co-editor of Outsiders Within: Writings on Transracial Adoption; (South End Press 2006) and author of Cooper’s Lesson (Children's Book Press 2004) a bilingual Korean/English illustrated book for children. She's currently working on her second book of poems with the working title THE INVISIBLE CHOIR and a memoir of her immigration and naturalization. Her website is