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Marfa Book Co. presents Zachary Schomburg

September 18, 2017 at 8:30PM

Admission: Free

Marfa Book Co. presents Zachary Schomburg, author of the acclaimed books, Scary, No Scary and The Man Suit will be reading. Schomburg will be joined by Travis Klunick and Brandi Katherine Herrera.

Schomburg was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and raised in Iowa. He earned a BA from the College of the Ozarks and a PhD in creative writing-poetry from the University of Nebraska. His books of poetry include The Man Suit (2007), Scary, No Scary (2009), and Fjords vol 1 (2012). He has said of his work, which is known for its absurd, tender humor, “Mostly I want my poems to generate their own energy through confusion. I want my poems to confuse the reader. Not a confusion in a cognitive or narrative sense, but in an emotional sense.” Schomburg co-edits Octopus Books and lives in Portland, Oregon.

Presented By: Marfa Book Co.

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