David Abel

David Abel is a writer, editor, and interdisciplinary artist, and the proprietor of Passages Bookshop in Portland, Oregon. A founding member of the Spare Room reading series, now in its twenty-second year, he was a cofounder of Thirteen Hats, a collective of Portland writers and artists; a member of the Four Wall Cinema collective; and an inaugural Research Fellow of the Center for Art + Environment of the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. His recent publications include a chapbook of poems, Equifinality, from Crane’s Bill in Albuquerque, NM; two books based on verbal performance scores — XIV Eclipses, published by Couch Press in Portland, and Selected Durations, published by the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada in Reno — and a new edition, published by Redfoxpress in Ireland, of the visual narrative Carrier. The first volume of an ongoing hybrid-genre serial work, Sweep, is forthcoming from Chax Press in Tucson.

2024 Events
Portland Poets Reading
Chax Press at 40