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mercury firs is a new online journal of poetry, text, and whatevfir else— with a special interest in translation, hybrid texts, & 'ecologically-minded' work. Founded in 2022 and published biannually, mercury firs aims to grow fungalesque connections among a network of innovative poets and artists across geographic, aesthetic, linguistic, and generational spans. This reading, hosted by founding editor and New Orleans-based poet, Ian U Lockaby, will bring together contributors from the first four issues of the journal. Readers will include poets Jimin Seo, Kelly Clare, Michael Joseph Walsh,  Juliet Gelfman-Randazzo, Joe Hall, Valerie Hsiung, Justin Cox, Danika Stegeman, Michael Martin Shea, and Alexis Almeida— and the reading will also feature accompaniment by ambient musician/sound artist Ceremonial Abyss.

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Starting Date/Time
St. Roch Tavern, 1200. St Roch Ave