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Maxine Chernoff and Jaime Robles
15 SEPTEMBER 2011 — thursday
Poetry Flash presents a poetry reading by Maxine Chernoff, To Be Read in the Dark, and Jaime Robles, Anime, Animus, Anima, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 (510/849-2087, www.moesbooks.com; wheelchair accessible, ASL interpreters for the deaf and hearing impaired may be requested a week in advance by email, firstname.lastname@example.org)
More about the readers Maxine Chernoff's brand new Omnidawn chapbook, To Be Read in the Dark, will debut at this event. Both a poet and a fiction writer, she is the author of three books of short stories and three novels. Her most recent books are the short story collection Some of Her Friends That Year and the poetry books The Turning, Among the Names, World, and Evolution of the Bridge: Selected Prose Poems. She also won the 2009 PEN Translation Award as co-translator of The Selected Works of Friedrich Hölderlin.
Jaime Robles's new book of poems is Anime, Animus, Anima. She co-founded Five Trees Press, an award-winning literary press in San Francisco and currently is editor and publisher of Five Fingers Press and Woodland Editions. Jaime Robles writes text for both musical and visual settings as well as poetry. With her musical collaborator, composer Peter Joseff, she premiered the one act chamber opera Inferno in Berkeley in 2009; their one act opera Diary was produced in San Francisco in 2004.