EARFULL • TUES • OCT 17, 2023 - THE BURREN
Soren Stockman's poems have been awarded First Place in Narrative Magazine’s 30 Below Contest. His debut collection of poems, Elephant (Four Way Books, 2022), is hailed by Publisher's Weekly as "an acute and tender work of self-discovery and acceptance." Soren’s poems have appeared in The Bennington Review, The Iowa Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Narrative Magazine, the PEN Poetry Series, The Recluse, Southword Journal, Tin House, and Tupelo Quarterly. Soren’s prose has appeared in The Fanzine, Kenyon Review Online, and Playboy. He is the recipient of fellowships from Gloucester Writers Center, Lacawac Artist’s Residency, New York University, New York State Summer Writers Institute, and the Ucross Foundation.
*Photo by Beowulf Sheehan
Chris Brokaw might be best known for his work with the bands Codeine and Come. He has released over two dozen solo recordings of instrumental and vocal music; composes both for film and dance companies; and is currently playing with Codeine, Come, Lupo Citta and the Martha's Vineyard Ferries. He has an ongoing project with Matthew Nolan, performing live scores to the silent films of Peter Hutton, and works with the arts company Rimi/Imir (Stavangar, Norway) as a composer and performer in “Florida Lowlands.” Chris has worked as an accompanist to Christina Rosenvinge, Thurston Moore, Evan Dando, Jennifer O'Connor, Rhys Chatham, Steve Wynn, Alan Licht and GG Allin. Chris’s recent solo album, Puritan, was voted Best Album of 2021 by ExitMusik (Paris).
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Jayne Anne Phillips lastest novel, Night Watch (Fall, 2023, from Knopf), has just been longlisted for the National Book Award. She is also the author of five previous novels, Quiet Dell, Lark And Termite, MotherKind, Shelter, and Machine Dreams, and two widely anthologized collections of stories, Fast Lanes and Black Tickets. Phillips’ works are published in nine languages, and she is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Bunting Fellowship, the Sue Kaufman Prize and an Academy Award in Literature. A member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, she is a National Book Award finalist, twice an NBCC finalist, and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow.
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Effects of the Sun is a genre-defying three piece improvisational group based in Massachusetts, USA, whose music ranges from deep trance grooves to effects-laden soundscapes and sonic mayhem.
Dana Colley -- sax, bass clarinet
Jerome Deupree -- drums, percussion
Adam Steinberg -- guitar
*Photo by Lisa Deupree