Please join Ben McNally Books to celebrate the release of award winning poet and artist Norma Cole‘s latest poetry collection, Fate News.
As a part of the In Her Voice series, Norma will be reading from and discussing her new collection. A book signing will conclude the event.
Thursday October 18
6 to 8pm
Ben McNally Books
366 Bay Street
Please RSVP here.
All timing all the time! Fate News is poetry in the crosshairs of action (kairos) and clock time (chronos). With a topical setlist in four sections, “Local,” “On-Going,” “Stay Songs,” and “Harmolodics,” Fate News relentlessly pierces the surface of lyric gesture. Its osmotic exchanges and searching encounters vibrate with the clarity of fiercely delicate shouts and murmurs, undertones and overtones. The vision of “Mount Fiasco” is on fire.
Norma Cole is a poet, translator, and visual artist. Her books of poetry include Actualities, Where Shadows Will, and Natural Light. TO BE AT MUSIC: Essays & Talks appeared in 2010. Her visual work has been shown at 2nd floor projects in San Francisco and the Berkeley Art Museum. Cole’s various awards include a fellowship from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, a Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Award, Gertrude Stein Awards, the Robert D. Richardson Non-Fiction Award, and awards from the Fund for Poetry. Born in Toronto, Canada, Cole lives in the sanctuary city of San Francisco.