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    Monday, May 22, 2006

    14 Hill Vol. 12.2 Release Party

    Wednesday, May 24, 2006 @ 7pm

    Release Party / Issue 12.2
    Varnish Gallery, www.varnishfineart.com/
    77 Natoma Street
    between 1st and 2nd St. and Mission and Howard

    Join us in celebrating the release of our latest issue, No. 12 Vol. 2. Raffle and snacks to follow! Shown art and readings by the following included contributors:

    Gania Barlow is a veteran of SFSU’s undergraduate creative writing program, to which she is indebted for introducing her to the short short. She is currently pursuing a masters in literature at Mills College, focusing on pre-18th-century English lit. Her creative work recently appeared in Agni Magazine and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

    Tanesia Hale Jones
    is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans and an MFA candidate at San Francisco State University. She is currently writing her thesis on cowboys and cowgirls. She lives and works in Oakland, where she plays trains, bakes carrot cakes, and applies action hero tattoos with her son, Harlow Raeyce.

    Scott Garson
    teaches writing at Santa Clara University. Recent stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The New Orleans Review, Puerto del Sol, and Quick Fiction.

    Julie Doxsee
    holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently a PhD candidate in the poetry program at the University of Denver. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Retort Magazine, Shampoo, Eratio Postmodern Poetry, Word For/Word, can we have our ball back, Elimae, Coconut Poetry, Denver Quarterly, The Colorado Review, Conduit, Typo, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Crudeoils, Double Room, GutCult, Versal, and other journals. She was born in London, Ontario.

    David Lau lives in Santa Cruz, where he teaches at the University of California Santa Cruz and Cabrillo College. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, VOLT, Denver Quarterly, Pool, and other magazines.

    Jenny DuPont is an artist and designer living in San Francisco. Originally from the east coast, Jenny was born and raised on the coast of Maine. She studied at Parsons School of Design in New York and the Rhode Island School of Design. In 2000 she received her BFA in illustration from Parsons. In 2001, after working in advertising for a year, she left New York City for San Francisco, where she is employed as a graphic designer. Jenny is a participant in the San Francisco Open Studios and the City College of San Francisco Holiday Print Sale at Fort Mason. www.jennydupont.com

    Joshua Hagler has had work selected in American Illustration, was nominated for a San Francisco Emerging Artist of 2005 award, shown work throughout the west coast, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, and has done work on children's books, novel covers, editorial illustration, concept art and storyboards for film, the web, and comic books. If you want to know about upcoming projects, releases, exhibitions, and events, please check out www.joshhagler.com

    Raffle Prizes, Buy a Book get FREE raffle tickets:
    10 Starbucks Gift Baskets
    $10 Starbucks Gift Cards
    $25 Black Oak Books
    2 Tixs to Berkeley Rep

    For further information visit: www.14hills.net

    Wednesday, May 17, 2006

    EM Reading Series

    Thursday, May 18th, 7:30

    Ecstatic Monkey Reading Series at Modern Times Bookstore presents:

    Poet and Novelist Kim Addonizio

    with Ecstatic Monkey members
    John Cleary and Jaime Robles

    Kim Addonizio's debut novel, Little Beauties, was described by O
    magazine as "a wonderfully optimistic, quirky testament to the power
    of chance encounters" and was chosen as a Best Novel of the Month by
    Book of the Month Club. Addonizio's several books of poetry include
    Tell Me, a finalist for both the National Book Award and PEN USA West
    Book Award; and most recently What Is This Thing Called Love. With
    Dorianne Laux, she co-authored The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the
    Pleasures of Writing Poetry. She has also published a book of stories,
    In the Box Called Pleasure, and co-edited an anthology about tattoos,
    Dorothy Parker's Elbow. Her awards include two NEA Fellowships, a
    Pushcart Prize, and Guggenheim Fellowship.

    John Cleary is a graduate of the MFA Creative Writing Program at San
    Francisco State University. He has recently been published in New
    Standards: The First Decade of Fiction at 14 Hills, Sidebrow and The
    Washington Square Review out of NYU.

    Jaime Ro
    bles's recent books include the artist's book Loup d'Oulipo and
    the poetry chapbook Appropriated Love (Woodland Editions). She also
    wrote the libretto for the chamber opera Diary. She is currently the
    editor and publisher of Five Fingers Review and teaches in the Writing
    & Consciousness Program at New College of California, San Francisco.

    Modern Times Bookstore
    888 Valencia Street, San Francisco, between 19th and 20th
    Thursday, May 18th, 7:30


    Sunday, May 14, 2006



    bony your structure is load bearing

    located at the base of your spine I can feel it when you bend a curvature around the tip of a finger my pelvis is symmetrical each side made up of three separate bones—

    FIG. 238

    Diameters of superior aperture of lesser pelvis (female)*

    these 3 fuse, a togetherness, a joint, a collective you will become more centered take your hand, outstretched and spread 1.lesser-a stretch of thumb and index, 2.not lesser is spread index and middle, for us our well known way of determining sex sits in the center of a pelvis.

    also called hip

    FIG. 239

    Diameters of inferior aperture of lesser pelvis (female)*

    * the upper half broad “wings”, or hip bone, a cat stretch is very over arching.

    the middle top half of

    the lower “loops” is a

    crescent, a mirror of

    an object

    the bottom lower half of the “loops” or continuous, a stream an endless drink

    a loop, a wing, a loop

    *Click on Fig. 238 and Fig. 239 to see the images.

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