POETS FROM DETROIT AT BRANDT GALLERY
A BENEFIT FOR WHITEPRINTINC PRESS
MIRINDA FLEENARY || JAMES E HART III || ANITA SCHMALTZ
WITH CARMEN TRACEY & MUSIC BY JOSE LUNA & TEMPLE FUGATE
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 15 || 1028 KENILWORTH AVE CLEVE OH
7PM SHARP $5 DONATIONS
Mirinda Fleenary is 22 years old and currently resides in Detroit where she makes art. She is working on her fifth collection of poems. She received the Francis Barrett Creative Writing Award (2008) and The Larry Colter Poetry Prize (2007, 2008). Her work is forthcoming (invisibles) from white print inc.
James Hart III lives in southwest Detroit. Currently he has published two manuscripts: the watchable book, Weightless Language Press (2003) and white holes, Marick (2006). Forthcoming, high-coup Slack Buddha Press, Spring (2010). His work has appeared in Dispatch, Door Jamb Press, Past Tents Press on line anthology, and The Cafe Review (ME). He is the director and editor of white print inc, a new avant-garde Detroit press dedicated to emerging and unknown writers, as well as the Cass Corridor history. He curates The Woodward-Line series, currently Detroit’s only independant national venue. He has corresponded with Jacques Derrida, who expressed great interest in his work.
Anita Schmaltz is an artist, writer, photographer, musician and teacher. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the College for Creative Studies and a Masters of Creative Writing degree from Wayne State University. She’s written hundreds of articles and reviews about the arts for the Metro Times. Since 2000, she’s been a creative writing teacher through InsideOut Literary Arts Organization. A founding member of the band Ass, Anita’s currently involved with the music project In Your Hand. She lives in Royal Oak, Michigan.