[Blueboard] KK Reading Series Presents Conchitina Cruz and Adam David
Department of English [LS]
english.soh at ateneo.edu
Wed Jul 9 09:54:36 PHT 2014
Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary,
and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila
University, in cooperation with the Rizal Library, will be hosting a
reading and lecture by poet Conchitina Cruz and alternative press advocate
Adam David on July 15, 2014, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the 4th floor of
the new Rizal Library.
Conchitina Cruz teaches creative writing and literature at the University
of the Philippines in Diliman. She is the author of Dark Hours (U of the
Philippines P, 2005), elsewhere held and lingered (High Chair, 2008), and
(together with Adam David and Delilah Aguilar) A catalogue of clothes for
sale from the closet of Christine Abella—perpetual student, ukay fan, and
compulsive traveler (Youth & Beauty Brigade, 2012). She helps run the small
press Youth & Beauty Brigade as well as the semiannual small press expo
Better Living Through Xeroxography (BLTX). She is a PhD student in English
at State University of New York (SUNY) Albany and is currently working on
her dissertation in Manila.
Adam David is a co-founder of the small press publishing concern called the
Youth & Beauty Brigade. He co-hosts a semiannual small press expo called
Better Living Through Xeroxography (BLTX) now on its fifth run-around this
coming July 19. He also co-runs Uno Morato, a small independent bookstore
and bar. His books include The El Bimbo Variations, Texticles, and Travel.
This event is part of the Kritika Kultura Reading Series, which aims to
give a space for emergent writers to read from their newly published
projects or works in progress.
Department of English
School of Humanities
Ateneo de Manila University
Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights,
Quezon City 1108
Tel. no.: 426-6001 local 5310/5311
Email: english.soh at ateneo.edu
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