23 Jun Silo City Reading Series: Bianca Stone Categories: Official JB Events Timelines: 2: Silo City Reading Series Archive, Just Buffalo History (2010s)
Music by Julie Byrne
Installation by NP
Sound Installation by Jen Morris and Emily Anderson
Ohio Street at Childs Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 17, 2015
Time: All readings begin at 7:00 p.m.
BIANCA STONE is a poet and visual artist. She is the author of several chapbooks, most recently I Saw The Devil With His Needlework (Argos Books), and the poetry-comic, I Want To Open The Mouth God Gave You, Beautiful Mutant (Factory Hollow Press). Her first full-length collection is Someone Else’s Wedding Vows (2014). Stone is the editor of Monk Books, a small press that publishes limited-edition chapbooks of poetry. She lives in Brooklyn with poet Ben Pease. Stone is the chair of the Ruth Stone Foundation, an organization honoring the work of Stone’s grandmother, poet Ruth Stone.
EMILY ANDERSON’s fiction and poetry have appeared in a variety of publications including Harper’s, Conjunctions, The Kenyon Review, McSweeney’s, Fence, Caketrain, Black Warrior Review, and Volt. Her first book, Little Novels, is out now from Blaze Vox Books. She has performed at venues ranging from the Emily Dickinson International Society Conference to the men’s room at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. She is engaged in a long-term collaboration with photo-video based artist Jen Morris; their video work has been screened in Philadelphia, Brattleboro (Vermont), and Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain). She holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MA from Bucknell University. Currently, she is a PhD candidate in English at the University at Buffalo.
Silo City Reading Series is curated by Noah Falck (JBLC Education Director)