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Monster House Presents #3 : Anaïs Duplan / Clint Breeze

  • IFell Gallery 415 West 4th Street Bloomington, IN, 47404 United States (map)
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Monster House Presents #3
w/ additional support from Ledge Mule Press

Saturday, September 30th
Doors: 7:30p
Event: 8p

A reading by
Anaïs Duplan (NYC)
for their new book Mount Carmel & the Blood of Parnassus

Featuring music by
Clint Breeze (Indianapolis)

& support from poets
Bree Jo'ann & Essence London

 


Anaïs Duplan (NYC) is the author of a full-length poetry collection, Take This Stallion (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016) & Mount Carmel & The Blood Of Parnassus (Monster House Press, 2017). Their poems and essays have appeared in Hyperallergic, PBS News Hour, the Academy of American Poets, Poetry Society of America, Fence, Boston Review, The Journal, and elsewhere. Duplan is also an artist and curator who has organized exhibitions at the Distillery Gallery, Elastic Arts, Disjecta, the Radical Abacus, Public Space One, and at Mengi in Reykjavík, Iceland. Their visual works have appeared or are forthcoming in group exhibitions at Flux Factory, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Daata Editions, the 13th Baltic Triennial in Lithuania, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in LA.

Clint Breeze is the brain child of Indianapolis native and Hip Hop Producer, Carrington Clinton. With Jazz and Soul influenced sounds, Heavy drum compositions and with a balance of raw and catchy rhythm and melody, Clint Breeze makes music for the soul.

Essence London is working on a book-length poem that is surreal & Afrofuturistic; she also has a novel in the works. She makes books & letterpress prints & wants to start a small press in her hometown North Little Rock, Arkansas. A few poems of hers are floating around on the internet at Kinfolks Quarterly, Vinyl, joINT., and The Watering Hole. In addition to Indiana University's M.F.A. program, she's spent time at: Texas Tech's English graduate program, Oxford American, The Field Office, and Cave Canem. She also has a really energetic son named after a river.

Bree Jo'ann writes most of her poems on her dated iPhone. She has a super useful Fiction Writing Degree from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has appeared in Radioactive Moat's Deluge, monsterhousepress.com, and fafcollective.com. Find her on Facebook, @how2baradwytch on Twitter or email her atbrelyngerard@gmail.com.