Literature Program
 


Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.

FREE

UB Poetics Plus presents:

Geraldine Monk

Geraldine Monk is a British poet born in 1952 in Blackburn, Lancashire (known to Beatles fans for its "4,000 holes"). Since the late 1970s, Monk's poetry has appeared in many anthologies, most recently the Anthology of 20th Century British and Irish Poetry. She is currently the co-publisher of West House Books with her husband, Alan Halsey. Her books include Interregnum (1994), Dream Drover (1999), Noctivagations (2001), Insubstantial Thoughts on the Transubstantiation of the Text (2002), and, with Martin Archer, Angel High Wires (2001).

 
 
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Laylah Ali
Paintings and Drawings


Laylah Ali's work explores power dynamics and interpersonal conflict through compositions that position culturally, racially and sexually ambiguous figures in precarious, loaded, and unexpectedly humorous situations. Ali uses concise—even minimal—imagery that is specific in rendering and intent. While there are narratives in Ali's work, they are stories whose open spaces often give them the atmosphere of fables.