Crossing the Line

Thursday 6th November 2008, 7.30 pm. Charles Alexander; Daniel Kane. The Leather Exchange, 15 Leathermarket Street, London Bridge, SE1 3HN. £5 / £3 conc.

Charles Alexander is an American poet, publisher and bookmaker. Resident in Tucson, Arizona, he is the editor of Chax Press (, one of the USA's most significant small presses (he's published, amongst many many others, Ed Dorn, Jackson Mac Low, Lyn Hejinian, bpNichol, Steve McCaffery, Beverly Dahlen). Charles' most recent book of poems is Certain
Slants (Junction Press: New York, 2007).

Daniel Kane is an American poet and critic, author of All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the 1960s, and editor of Don't Ever Get Famous: Essays on New York Writing after the New York School. His reading will be a launch of his first book of poems, Ostentation of Peacocks, fresh out from Egg Box Press in Norwich ( Daniel is Senior Lecturer in American Studies at Sussex University.

Stephen Rodefer is unable to read as previously advertised but will be joining us in the New Year.

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