Flim Forum Launch

Flim Forum Launch
A Sing Economy
Saturday, March 15 at 8pm

Please join us for readings from Flim Forum‘s new anthology, A Sing Economy. With readings from Harold Abramowitz, Amanda Ackerman, Mathew Timmons, Jennifer Karmin and Jaime Corbacho.

A SING ECONOMY is the second Flim Forum Press anthology and contains extensive selections from 20 contemporary poets. Founded in 2005, Flim Forum Press is an independent press that provides SPACE for emerging poets working in a variety of experimental modes. It’s edited by Matthew Klane and Adam Golaski.

HAROLD ABRAMOWITZ is a writer and teacher from Los Angeles, author of a chapbook, Three Column Table, from Insert Press. With Mathew Timmons, Harold co-curates the Late Night Snack literary cabaret series at BetaLevel in L.A., and with Amanda Ackerman, he co-edits a short form literary press called eohippus labs. Harold also has a book, Dear Dearly Departed, to be published in the near future by Palm Press and a micro-book, Sunday, or a Summer’s Day, to be published in the near future by PS Books. He teaches at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles.

AMANDA ACKERMAN lives in Los Angeles where she writes and teaches. Along with Harold Abramowitz, she is co-editor of the press eohippus labs. She is also a member of BetaLevel. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Flim Forum; String of Small Machines; The Physical Poets; Womb; and the Encyclopedia Project, Volume F-K.

JAIME CORBACHO was grown in Ohio, aged in Boston and vinted in Los Angeles. She has been published in LIT, Rattapallax, Oh One Arrow and New Genre and has two chapbooks Tricked in Waking and Killingly.

JENNIFER KARMIN curates the Red Rover Series with fiction writer Amina Cain and is a founding member of the public art group Anti Gravity Surprise. Her multidisciplinary projects have been presented at a number of festivals, artist-run spaces, community centers, and on city streets. She teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and works as a Poet-in-Residence for the Chicago Public Schools. Recent poems are published in Bird Dog, MoonLit, Womb, Seven Corners, Milk Magazine, and the anthologies Growing Up Girl: An Anthology of Voices from Marginalized Spaces, The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century, and The Outside Voices 2008 Anthology of Younger Poets.

MATHEW TIMMONS is guest editor of Trepan, co-edits Insert Press, co-hosts LA-Lit, and co-curates Betalevel’s Late Night Snack. His writings appear in Manufactured Inspirato, Greetings, Disaster, Sleepingfish, P-Queue, Holy Beep!, Outside Voices 2008 Sound Poetry Anthology, Flim Forum, The Physical Poets Vol. 2 and PSBooks.