Kate Bernheimer has published novels, stories, children’s books, creative nonfiction, and essays on fairy tales, and has edited three influential fairy-tale anthologies. Her most recent book is Horse, Flower, Bird. Her anthologies include My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales, Mirror, Mirror on The Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales, and Brothers and Beasts: An Anthology of Men on Fairy Tales.
Writing Love and Sex: In the Spirit of Carolee Schneemann
In conjunction with the Henry Art Gallery retrospective of the work of Carolee Schneemann, four literary artists “in the spirit of Carolee” read and perform their work.
Dodie Bellamy is a novelist, poet, critic and cultural journalist. Her most recent book is the buddhist, an essayistic memoir based on her blog, Belladodie. Her book Cunt-Ups won the 2002 Firecracker Alternative Book Award for poetry. Other books include Academonia, Pink Steam, and The Letters of Mina Harker.
Kevin Killian has written two novels, Shy and Arctic Summer, a book of memoirs, Bedrooms Have Windows and three books of stories, Little Men, I Cry Like a Baby, and Impossible Princess; two books of poetry, Argento Series (2001), and Action Kylie (2008).
Rebecca Brown’s twelfth book, American Romances, a collection of gonzo “essays,” was released by City Lights in 2009 and won the Publishing Triangle Award. Some of Brown’s other titles include The Last Time I Saw You, The End of Youth, The Dogs, and The Gifts of the Body.
Carla Harryman is a poet, essayist, novelist, and playwright. She has recently published The Wide Road, a multi-genre collaboration with poet Lyn Hejinian. Her critical writing focuses on contemporary innovative writing by women and the politics and poetics of Poets Theater and performance writing. A frequent collaborator, she is co-contributor to the multi-authored experiment in autobiography The Grand Piano, a project that focuses on the emergence of Language Writing, art, politics, and culture of the San Francisco Bay Area between 1975 and 1980.
Tan Lin is the author of Lotion Bullwhip Giraffe, Ambience is a Novel, and Seven Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004. His video, theatrical and LCD work have been shown as part of the Whitney Museum of American Art's Soundcheck Series and at multiple museums, including the Yale Art Museum and Ontological Hysterical Theatre. Lin is the recipient of a Warhol Foundation/Creative Capital Arts Writing Grant for his a book-length study of the writings of Andy Warhol. He has just completed the novel, Our Feelings Were Made by Hand.