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A Reading with Jackson Meazle, John Coletti, Sam Truitt and Elizabeth Fodaski

Jackson Meazle lives in San Francisco. His books include HH, a chapbook of Heine translations, and Jack of Diamonds and the Queen of Spades. He publishes and coedits Gas Meter Press in San Francisco.


John Coletti is the author of Mum Halo (Rust Buckle Books, 2010), Same Enemy Rainbow (Fewer and Further 2008), and Physical Kind (Yo-Yo-Labs 2005). Skasers, a half-book with Anselm Berrigan, is forthcoming from Flowers and Cream. He recently served as editor of The Poetry Project Newsletterand coedits Open 24 Hours Press with poet Greg Fuchs. Other recent projects include a libretto for Excelsior (Caught: The Wide Open), an opera composed by Caleb Burhans commissioned by Chicago’s Fifth House Ensemble and premiering in 2013.

Sam Truitt is the author of numerous books in the Vertical Elegies series, including most recently Dick: A Vertical Elegy (Lunar Chandelier, 2014). With his co-editor Michael Ruby, he’s currently preparing for publication Eating The Colors Of A Lineup Of Words: The Early Books of Bernadette Mayer, to be published early in 2015 by Station Hill Press, which he directs. He lives in Woodstock, NY.

Poet Elizabeth Fodaski was born and raised in New York City, where she still lives. In the 90's, she curated the Segue Foundation's reading series and published the poetry magazine Torque. The author of Fracas (Krupskaya, 1999) and Document (Roof Books, 2010), Fodaski holds a BA from Brown and an MFA from The New School. She teaches English at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn.