Where My Dreaming
and My Loving Live:
Poetry & the Body

Nikki Wallschlaeger
Jose-Luis Moctezuma
Jay Besemer
Roberto Harrison

POETRY / VISUAL ART / EPHEMERA
Edition of 100

 As part of Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body – the Poetry Coalition’s second annual programming initiative on a theme of social importance – Woodland Pattern hosted a reading on March 17, 2018, with Jay Besemer, Jose-Luis Moctezuma, and Nikki Wallschlaeger. The reading was organized by Milwaukee Poet Laureate, Roberto Harrison.

The phrase “Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live” is an excerpt from U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith’s poem Flores Woman from her collection Duende, which won the James Laughlin Award in 2006.

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DETAILS

16 pp, 9 x 6 in
Wraps were letterpress printed from photopolymer employing a pressure printing technique. Interiors printed digitally on Mohawk Superfine.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Jay Besemer is a poet, performer, artist and occasional editor whose books and chapbooks include The Ways of the Monster (forthcoming, KIN(D)/The Operating System 2018), Crybaby City (Spuyten Duyvil), Telephone, Chelate (both Brooklyn Arts Press), and Aster to Daylily (Damask Press). He was a finalist for the 2017 Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender-Variant Literature. He tweets frequently @divinetailor and sometimes does things on Tumblr http://jaybesemer.tumblr.com.

Roberto Harrison is the author of Os (subpress, 2006), Counter Daemons (Litmus Press, 2006), bicycle (Noemi Press, 2015), culebra (Green Lantern Press, 2016), Bridge of the World (Litmus Press, 2017), Yaviza (Atelos, 2017), as well as many chapbooks. He is also a visual artist.

Born in San Gabriel, CA, Jose-Luis Moctezuma is a Mexican-American poet, translator, and editor whose poetic and critical work has been published widely. His chapbook, Spring Tlaloc Seance, was published by Projective Industries in 2016. His manuscript, Place-Discipline, was selected by Myung Mi Kim as the winner of the 2017 Omnidawn 1st/2nd Poetry Book Prize. Place-Discipline is forthcoming in Fall 2018. Moctezuma is completing a PhD in English at the University of Chicago.

Nikki Wallschlaeger’s work has been featured in The Nation, Georgia Review, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Witness, PoetryNow podcast through the Poetry Foundation and others. She is the author of the full-length collections Houses (Horseless Press, 2015) and Crawlspace (Bloof, 2017) as well as the graphic chapbook I Hate Telling You How I Really Feel from Bloof Books (2016). She lives in Wisconsin.