Silo City Reading Series: Corey Zeller

Announcement Date : Saturday, June 25, 2016

2016 Silo City Reading Series featuring Corey Zeller

Featuring:
Corey Zeller
Matthew Bookin
Music by White Buck
Art installation by Julian Montague

Where:
Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 25, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Corey Zeller is the author of Man vs. Sky (YesYes Books) and You and Other Pieces (Civil Coping Mechanisms). His work has appeared in Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, The Colorado Review, The Kenyon Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Third Coast, BOMB Magazine, The Literary Review, The Paris-American, The Rumpus, PEN America, Verse Daily, Bat City Review, among others.

Matthew Bookin is a writer currently residing in Orchard Park, NY. His work has been featured in Shabby Doll House, Cage Match, Metazen, Everyday Genius, Metatron’s ÖMËGÄ, Plain Wrap Press’s Quarter, and The Elm Leaves Journal. He is also a frequent contributor to The Shabby Doll Reader, a monthly email periodical. Dazed Magazine recently called Bookin one of the ten alt-lit names to look out for in 2016.

White Buck is a multicultural collaboration between members of the Seneca Nation and members of the diverse Buffalo multimedia arts community. Featuring live projections, music, and spoken word, this performance is produced by Kyle Marler and is meant to honor the first inhabitants of the grounds that now host these amazing structures. This performance coincides with a virtual reality installation of the same name that will be hosted at Silo City in Spring / Summer of 2016.

Julian Montague is a Buffalo, N.Y.-based artist, graphic designer, illustrator, and photographer. He employs his design, illustration, and photography skills in a series of art projects that explore the peripheral features of the domestic and urban environment. He is best known for a project in which he developed a system of classification for stray shopping carts. His book, The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification, was published in 2006 by Abrams Books. His work has also received attention from Artnews, Art in America, Frieze, New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Toronto Star, the BBC World Service, and among others. He has pieces in the collections of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Martin Z. Margulies and the Progressive Insurance Company.