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September 11, 5 PM 77 Massachusetts Ave, room 2-105, Cambridge, MA

Gary Sullivan and Brandon Downing

Gary and Brandon will read poems and present a collaborative, 6-page comic.

collaboration: The Feminist

Gary Sullivan's comic, "The New Life," has been serialized in Rain Taxi since 1997. He has collaborated on comics with numerous poets including Drew Gardner, Juliana Spahr, and Brian Kim Stefans, and created artwork for books by Nada Gordon, Susan Landers, Jack Kimball, and many others. With Jena Osman, Juliana Spahr and Janet Zweig, he co-edited a special issue of Chain devoted to comics (issue #8). His own books include How to Proceed in the Arts (2001, Faux Press) and, with Nada Gordon, Swoon (2001, Granary Books).

Brandon Downing is a writer and visual artist based in New York City. His books include LAZIO (Blue Books, 2000) and THE SHIRT WEAPON (Germ Monographs, 2002). His second collection of poetry, DARK BRANDON, is forthcoming in 2005.