London Calling…East Dallas!

Joey Cloudy & Opalina Herebia-Salas & IChat with Ali Abdolrezaei from London
March 13th, 2010
Where: Paperbacks Plus

Joey Cloudy co-edits the poetry magazine Death List Five (Voice of the Lunatic Fringe) with his wife, poet Jolee Davis Cloudy. He is the incendiary Anti-Poet, constantly changing hats according to the needs of survival. He has been described as the Prince of Darkness and champion of the best in New Underground artists. Joey is the author of HOWL, A Hundred and Eight Poems for Allen, TRAMP, and On Women.

Opalina Herebia-Salas “does nothing but dream to drink and smoke the holy spoken word and bite away all broken chords.” She is co-founder of DFW Open Mics and has been a guest on Mandrake Society Radio in 2007. Rattling Keys and Broken Chords, (Propinquity Press) is her most recent chapbook. Opalina is married to poet and artist Carlos Salas, with whom she owns the bookstore, Cliff Notes.

Ali Abdolrezaei was born in northern Iran in 1969. He is also trained as a mechanical engineer. In 2003 he had to flee Iran due to the serious scrutiny and censorship of his work and has lived in London ever since. He has published 12 books of poetry, including From Riskdom, Shinema, So Sermon of Society, Improvisation, This dear cat, Paris in Renault, You Name this Book. Nearly all well known poets and critics of Persian poetry have written about Abdolrezaei’s poems.

iChat Readings: Interconnecting with writers around the world:

Joey Cloudy reads at Paperbacks Plus while Abol Froushan looks on–Live from London, March 13, 2010.

Video by Peter Orozco

2010 WordSpace Spring Reading Series at Paperbacks Plus

Hosted by Laney Yarber

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