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Linda Jones

Linda Jones
When: April 16th, 2010
Where: It’s A Grind

Linda Jones is an award-winning journalist who has written extensively about the lifestyle and culture of people of African descent in the US and abroad. She is author of “Nappyisms: Affirmations for Nappy-Headed People and Wannabes!” Linda is also owner of ManeLock Communications, a writing service and is producer of Finding Your Inner Scribe, writing workshops and literacy projects.

Dallas Slams – Featured Reader Series


Reception in partnership with University of Texas at Dallas for Stanley Fish

Reception in partnership with University of Texas at Dallas for Stanley Fish
When: April 12th, 2010
Where: UT Dallas

New York Times blogger Stanley Fish is the Davidson-Kahn Distinguished University Professor and a professor of law at Florida International University and dean emeritus of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has also taught at the University of California at Berkeley, Johns Hopkins and Duke University. He is the author of 10 books. His new book on higher education, Save the World On Your Own Time, has just been published.

Special Event

UTD Jonsson Performance Center


Flesh Eating Poetics/Get Real!

Flesh Eating Poetics/Get Real!
When: April 3rd, 2010
Where: Paperbacks Plus

Matt Henriksen is the author of the chapbooks Is Holy (horse less press, 2006) and Another Word (DoubleCross Press). Some recent poems appear in Realpoetik, Raleigh Quarterly, Front Porch, The Cultural Society, and Handsome Journal. He co-edits Typo, an online poetry journal, and publishes Cannibal Books, a book arts poetry press. From 2005 to 2008 he curated The Burning Chair Readings in Brooklyn and now hosts irregular readings throughout the country. A special feature of Frank Stanford’s unpublished poems and fiction, selected by Henriksen, will appear in the upcoming issue of Fulcrum. He lives and teaches in the Ozark Mountains.

Gayle Bell is the witty and observant voice of the bus stop, political movements, the bi-sexual, the African American woman you’ll never convince that there’s no conspiracy, but who loves you anyway. She has several chapbooks of poetry and currently teaches an ongoing workshop in erotic poetics.

2010 WordSpace Spring Reading Series at Paperbacks Plus

Hosted by Laney Yarber

Suggested donation: $5


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