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THROWDOWN: Poetry - Bernard Welt v. D. Gilson

  • REVOLVE 122 Riverside Drive STUDIO F Asheville, NC, 28801 United States (map)

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1. To fight.

2. To make something happen in a big way. To perform well, brilliantly, with virtuosity. 

3. Uncommon passion when having sex, making out, or some other form of sexual contact. Usually involves groping or aggression, sometimes growling, and varying degrees of being on the edge of losing self-control.

Join us for an evening of poetry THROWDOWN! on July 14 from 8pm - 9:30pm

Bernard Welt is the author of Serenade (Z Press), and poetry in anthologies including The Best American Poetry, and has contributed poems and short stories to art catalogues including Splat! Boom! Pow! The Influence of Cartoons in Contemporary Art, Raymond Pettibon: A Reader, and Gun Shy, a catalog of co-exhibitions by Colby Caldwell at Hemphill Fine Arts and Civilian Fine Arts in Washington DC. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Fellowship in Writing.

D. Gilson is the author of I Will Say This Exactly One Time: Essays (Sibling Rivalry, 2015); Crush with Will Stockton (Punctum Books, 2014); Brit Lit (Sibling Rivalry, 2013); and Catch & Release (2012), winner of the Robin Becker Prize. He is Assistant Professor of English at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and his work has appeared in PANK, The Indiana Review, The Rumpus, and as a notable essay in Best American Essays.

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