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Sunday, May 5th – 2:00–3:45 pm
Poets: Joseph Noble & Todd Melicker 

Todd Melicker regularly communes with the fog of San Francisco’s Outer Richmond. His most recent book, is this the body / if hovers is just out from lyric press. rendezvous, his first book, was published by Rescue Press in 2013 as the winner of the second annual Black Box Prize. He is the author of the chapbooks the immaculate autopsy (Achiote Press) and king & queen (LRL Editions). His work can also be found in VOLT, jubilat, Verse, and Tupelo Quarterly.

Joseph Noble’s poetry has appeared in Hambone, OR, New American Writing, Five Fingers Review, The New Review of Literature, Eleven Eleven, and other journals. Three of his essays on the poet George Oppen have appeared in Talisman, Aufgabe, and Sagetrieb. He has published three books of poetry, An Ives Set (2006, lyric& Press), Antiphonal Airs (Skylight Press, 2013), and Within Hearing (2018, lyric& Press) and a chapbook, “Homage to the Gods” (Berkeley Neo-Baroque, 2012). He also plays flutes and saxophones in the quartet Ouroboros (, the trio Ornithos Loom (, the woodwind trio Echo’s Bones, and the duo Chamber Cloud, and played in the now defunct band Cloud Shepherd ( His website is: http://www.josephnoble. Echo’s Bones is on our calendar. Look for it.

Come here for the poets Sunday, at 2.

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