A Kansas City Reading Series


Saturday, May 9th, 7pm, Irving Amphitheater (4402 Oak St. KCMO 64111) FREE!

Joshua Edwards directs Canarium Books. He's the author of three collections of poetry (Architecture for Travelers, Imperial Nostalgias, and Campeche) and a photobook (Photographs Taken at One-Hour Intervals During a Walk from Galveston Island to the West Texas Town of Marfa), and he translated MarĂ­a Baranda's book-length poem, Ficticia.

Ted Mathys's third book of poems, Null Set, is out this spring from Coffee House Press. He is also the author of The Spoils (2009), and Forge (2005). The recipient of fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and Poetry Society of America, he lives in Saint Louis, teaches at Saint Louis University, and co-curates the Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts Poetry Series.www.tedmathys.com

Lynn Xu was born in Shanghai. She is the author of Debts & Lessons (Omnidawn), which was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize, and June (a chapbook from Corollary Press). When not traveling, she lives in Marfa, Texas, where she co-edits Canarium Books.