Wednesday, October 26, 2011
at Ristretto Roasters
3808 N. Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227
Matty Byloos's first collection of short stories, Don't Smell the Floss, was published in 2009 by Write Bloody Books. His work has been published or is forthcoming in numerous publications, including Everyday Genius, Housefire, The Magazine of Bizarro Fiction, We Who Are About to Die, Orion Magazine, and The Portland Review. He is the editor and publisher of Smalldoggies Magazine, and co-hosts (with Carrie Seitzinger) the Smalldoggies Reading Series in Portland. His first novel, It Has Always Been the End, will be released on Housefire Publishing in early 2012.
Amy Martin, the author of Symphony City (McSweeney's Books 2011), spent the first part of her career designing magazines and newspapers, including The Advocate, The Detroit Free Press, and The Los Angeles Times. She has since created work for 826LA, The San Francisco Panorama, Public Option Please, The New York Times, Foreign Policy Magazine, Knock Knock, Death Cab for Cutie, Sufjan Stevens, and Band of Horses. Her posters have been shown at Manifest Hope, Re:Form School, and the 2010 California Design Biennial. She lives in Portland.
Kerry Cohen is the author of six books, including Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity; Seeing Ezra: A Mother's Story of Autism, Unconditional Love, and the Meaning of Normal; and Dirty Little Secrets: Breaking the Silence on Teenage Girls and Promiscuity.