1. Cedar Sigo - "Untitled (NIJINSKY)"

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    A live reading at the Switchback Issue 11 launch party. Cedar Sigo is 32 years old and moved to San Francisco in 1999. His books include Goodnight Nurse, Thank you Letters, two editions of Selected Writings (UDP) Expensive Magic, and most recently a book of drawings, Portraits. Stranger In Town is forthcoming from City Lights Books in Fall 2010.

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    • Cedar Sigo - "The Emerald Tablet"

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      A live reading at the Switchback Issue 11 launch party. Cedar Sigo is 32 years old and moved to San Francisco in 1999. His books include Goodnight Nurse, Thank you Letters, two editions of Selected Writings (UDP) Expensive Magic, and most recently a book of drawings, Portraits. Stranger In Town is forthcoming from City Lights Books in Fall 2010.

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      • Just a case of falling

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        This is a song written for Adultery Night at Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights and performed by The Bookshop Band. Might change the song's name - any suggestions? The book of the night was The Paris Wife by Paula McLain. For recordings - www.thebookshopband.bandcamp.com Join us on twitter.com/thebookshopband Thanks to Owen Benson for filming www.owenbensonvisuals.com Or visit Mr B's to buy the book: www.mrbsemporium.com

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        • María Mencía: From the Page to the Screen to Augmented Reality: New Modes of Language-Driven Mediated Research

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          Roundtable event hosted at Kingston University, London on the 12th of July 2010. Key note speech by Professor Jay David Bolter. His talk focused on 'Elite and Popular: _Digital Art and Literature in an Era of Social and Locative Media' and on a series of questions gathered and sent to the participants before the roundtable (See fass.kingston.ac.uk/ activities/ item.php?updatenum=1395) which Bolter divided in between: 1. how does digital literature relate to traditional (academic) literary community or to traditional art community? 2. how does it fit into our culture’s media practices today? Sitting around the Table: Dr Serge Bouchardon (University of Technology of Compiegne–FR), Dr Scott Rettberg (Digital Cuture–UiB), Dr Maria Engberg (Blekinge Technical Institute–SWE) Talan Memmott (Blekinge Technical Institute–SWE), Dr Zuzana Husarova (Institute of World Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia), Dr Laura Borrás (University of Barcelona SP) Kate Pullinger (De Montfort University UK) Joerg Piringer (Independent -Austria) Dr. Alexandra Saemmer (Paris 8-FR) Dr Thiresia Spilioti (Kingston University-UK) Dr Korina Giaxoglou (Kingston University-UK), Jerome Fletcher (University College Falmouth, UK), Prof. Martin Rieser (Institute of Creative Technologies and The Faculty of Art and Design at De Montfort, UK),Fiona Curran (Kingston University, UK), Judith Watts (Kingston University, UK) Dr. Maria Mencia (Kingston University-UK)

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          • Jay David Bolter, Keynote Speech: From the Page to the Screen to Augmented Reality: New Modes of Language-Driven Mediated Resear

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            Roundtable event hosted at Kingston University, London on the 12th of July 2010. Key note speech by Professor Jay David Bolter. His talk focused on 'Elite and Popular: Digital Art and Literature in an Era of Social and Locative Media' and on a series of questions gathered and sent to the participants before the roundtable (See fass.kingston.ac.uk/​activities/​item.php?updatenum=1395) which Bolter divided in between: 1. how does digital literature relate to traditional (academic) literary community or to traditional art community? 2. how does it fit into our culture’s media practices today? Sitting around the Table: Dr Serge Bouchardon (University of Technology of Compiegne–FR), Dr Scott Rettberg (Digital Cuture–UiB), Dr Maria Engberg (Blekinge Technical Institute–SWE) Talan Memmott (Blekinge Technical Institute–SWE), Dr Zuzana Husarova (Institute of World Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia), Dr Laura Borrás (University of Barcelona SP) Kate Pullinger (De Montfort University UK) Joerg Piringer (Independent -Austria) Dr. Alexandra Saemmer (Paris 8-FR) Dr Thiresia Spilioti (Kingston University-UK) Dr Korina Giaxoglou (Kingston University-UK), Jerome Fletcher (University College Falmouth, UK), Prof. Martin Rieser (Institute of Creative Technologies and The Faculty of Art and Design at De Montfort, UK), Fiona Curran (Kingston University, UK), Judith Watts (Kingston University, UK) Dr. Maria Mencia (Kingston University-UK)

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            • Literature Portraiture

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              An improvised performance/experiment that turned out to be an exercise in making a self-portrait through the literary work of a third party.

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              • The Paris Wife by The Bookshop Band

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                A song by The Bookshop Band, inspired by The Paris Wife (Virago / Little Brown), a novel by Paula McLain about Ernst Hemingway's formative years as a writer in 1920's Paris with his then wife Hadley Richardson. The song was written and performed especially for the second season of Book Lover Unite evenings at the independent bookshop; Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights, in Bath UK on the 7th April 2011. Thank you to Owen Benson Visuals who kindly filmed the evening and allowed us to use the footage. For recordings - www.thebookshopband.bandcamp.com Join us on twitter.com/thebookshopband Thanks to Owen Benson for filming www.owenbensonvisuals.com Or visit Mr B's to buy the book: www.mrbsemporium.com

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                • Kleinzeit Quarterly is here

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                  Kleinzeit is a new okay print quarterly. Copies available from stephen.otoole@gmail.com Issue one is about the Weather

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                  • 'The Glory Of The Literary World' - Sangharakshita

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                    It could be argued that we live at the beginning of a second renaissance, sparked off by the translation of oriental literature into Western languages. Sangharakshita demonstrates the spirit with which to approach Buddhist literature in order to appreciate its immense riches.

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                    • The Living Room Series - March 2011

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                      The Living Room Series @Haight and Ashbury in SF. Music by Julien Dyne feat. Parks "Falling Down"

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