The debut includes readings by Gavin Inglis and Mary Biddinger, as well as music courtesy of the mighty Flowers in the Dustbin.
Edited by Guillaume Destot
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- Reading: "Bookcase Madness", by Gavin Inglis.
- Music: "South London", by Flowers in the Dustbin.
- Reading: "The Rookery", by Mary Biddinger (first published in the Indiana Review).
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Gavin Inglis is a computer guy and teacher based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has variously been a handyman, busker, public relations executive, punk DJ and system administrator. His previous publications range from Pinball Player magazine to Grunt & Groan: the New Fiction Anthology of Work and Sex. Gavin's gothic novel for grumpy teenagers, Mirror Widow, won the Instant Books competition at the 2002 Edinburgh International Book Festival. Hypertext fiction by Gavin can be read at Bareword. He is a member of the performance group Writers Bloc. Read the story here.
Flowers in the Dustbin is a legendary London-based anarcho-punk band, formed in the early 80s, which has recently resumed activity around members Anna, Gerard (aka 3AM's George Berger) and Gavin. They describe themselves as "An evolving hubbub of playfulness" and their style as "Anarchist disco music".
Mary Biddinger studied creative writing at The University of Michigan, Bowling Green State University, and the University of Illinois Chicago, where she earned a Ph.D. in 2003. Mary has received awards and fellowships from the Academy of American Poets, The Chicago Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, the Poetry Center of Chicago, and the Ragdale Foundation. Her poems are currently appearing or forthcoming in American Literary Review, The Briar Cliff Review, The Portland Review, Perihelion and Stray Dog. She teaches writing at UIC, and recently joined the editorial staff of RHINO.