The Felix Series of New Writing presents:
A Reading by Evelyn Reilly
Thursday, September 11, 8:00 pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative
426 W. Gilman, Madison, WI 53703
Evelyn Reilly is the author of the brilliant book STYROFOAM (among many other works of experimental poetry and eco-criticism, including “Eco-Noise and the Flux of Lux”)!
Reilly’s books of poetry include Apocalypso and Styrofoam, both published by Roof Books, as well as Fervent Remnants of Reflective Surfaces, from Portable Press at Yo Yo Labs, and Hiatus, from Barrow Street Press.Essays and poetry have recently appeared in Omniverse, the Eco-language Reader, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, and Verse, as well as the &NOW Awards2: The Best Innovative Writing and The Arcadia Project: Postmodernism and the Pastoral. An interview with the writer is included in Andy Fitch’s Sixty Morning Talks, published by Ugly Duckling Presse. Reilly has taught at St. Marks Poetry Project and the Summer Writing Program of Naropa University, and has been a curator of the Segue Reading Series in New York City.
In her work, Reilly is thinking about plasticity and creativity, ecological crisis, fabricated materials and language, and more. You can read a selection of her work here.
This reading is free and open to the public. It is generously supported by the Anonymous Fund, the English Department, and the Art and Scholarship Mellon Workshop.
Read more about the Felix Series here. And please share this event with your friends, colleagues, and students!