Literature Program

Friday, March 23, 2007

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
Talking Leaves and Hallwalls

Christina Milletti

Fiction Reading & Book Launch Celebration

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photo credit: K.C. Kratt
Christina Milletti's fiction has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Chicago Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Best New American Voices. She teaches at the University at Buffalo. Her first book, a collection of short stories called The Religious and Other Fictions, was released by Carnegie Mellon University Press in Fall 2006.

Brian Evenson writes: "A stunning debut. In Milletti's stories, the imaginary does not begin where the real ends: the two are intertwined, each creating the other. Be careful what stories you invent, for they may in fact turn out to be not only true to life but truer than life."

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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...