Saturday, 10/01/11: Lisa Fishman and Danielle Pafunda

On Saturday, October 1, please join us at 7 pm to hear Lisa Fishman and Danielle Pafunda read for The Clean Part. This event is free and open to the public. Held at Drift Station Gallery, located at 18th & N in downtown Lincoln, come listen to some great words and win some raffle prizes! See you there!


Lisa Fishman is the author of five books of poetry and four chapbooks. Her newest collections are Current (Parlor Press, November 2010) and F L O W E R C A R T (Ahsahta, May 2011). Her most recent chapbook, at the same time as scattering, was released by Albion Books (San Francisco, 2010). Fishman’s earlier books are The Happiness Experiment (Ahsahta, 2007); Dear, Read (Ahsahta, 2002); and The Deep Heart’s Core Is a Suitcase (New Issues Press, 1996). Her chapbooks are Lining (Boxwood Editions, 2009), KabbaLoom (Wyrd Press, 2007), and “The Holy Spirit does not deal in synonimes: a Transcription of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Marginalia in Her Greek and Hebrew Bibles” (Parcel Press, 2008). Fishman is Poetry Program Director at Columbia College Chicago and lives in Madison and Orfordville, Wisconsin.

Danielle Pafunda is the author of four collections of poetry including Iatrogenic: Their Testimonies (Noemi Press), My Zorba (Bloof Books), and the forthcoming Manhater (Dusie Press Books 2012). Her work appears in a number of journals and anthologies, including Best American Poetry, Gurlesque: The New Grrly, Grotesque, Burlesque Poetics (Saturnalia Books), and Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press 2011). She’s an assistant professor of gender & women’s studies and English at the University of Wyoming, and a contributor to the blog Montevidayo.