5/2/09

May 9: Baus, Klein, Saterstrom

Ish Klein is a self-taught film and puppet maker who also writes poems. She is an alumna of Columbia University and the Iowa Writer's Workshop for Poetry. In 2005, she was awarded the National Endowment of the Arts Digital Filmmaker Residency. Her poems have been published in Bridge,The Canary, Gare du Nord, and more recently in Hat magazine, X-connect, Big Bridge, Spork and Gut Cult. Her new book, UNION!, is just out from Canarium Press. Watch Ish Klein read her poem "I'm amazing, I'm a fireman."

Selah Saterstrom is the author of The Pink Institution and The Meat and Spirit Plan. A Mississippi native, she is currently on the faculty of The University of Denver's Creative Writing Program.

Eric Baus was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1975. His publications include Tuned Droves (Octopus Books, 2009), The To Sound (Verse Press, 2004; Winner of the 2002 Verse Press, selected by Forrest Gander), and the chapbooks The Space Between Magnets (Diaeresis), A Swarm In The Aperture (Margin to Margin), and Something Else The Music Was (Braincase Press). He edits Minus House chapbooks, and currently lives in Denver. More information about Eric Baus can be found at To the Sound.