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Two Heads presents Adeena Karasick and Drew Gardner

Hosted by Nada Gordon

Drew Gardner is the author of three books of poetry, Sugar Pill (Krupskaya), Petroleum Hat (Segue) and Chomp Away (Combo). His forth book, Defender, is forthcoming from Edge Books. His conductions of spontaneously created music and poetry, Flarf Orchestra, was releasedby Edge. He lives in New York City.

Poet, essayist and media artist, and author of 7 books of poetry and poetics, Adeena Karasick’s, urban, Jewy feminist mashups have been described as “electricity in language” (Nicole Brossard) and noted for their “cross-fertilization of punning and knowing, theatre and theory” (Charles Bernstein) "a twined virtuosity of mind and ear which leaves the reader deliciously lost in Karasick's signature “syllabic labyrinth” (Craig Dworkin). Most recently is This Poem (Talonbooks, 2012) and The Medium is the Muse: Channeling Marshall McLuhan, co-edited with Lance Strate (NeoPoiesis Press, 2014). She teaches Literature, Critical Theory and Performance at Pratt Institute in New York and is co-founding Director of KlezKanada Poetry Festival and Retreat. The “Adeena Karasick Archive” is being established at Special Collections, Simon Fraser University.

Later Event: December 10
Pratt MFA Reading