Göransson and McSweeney to read at FELIX

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The Feb. 5 March 12  FELIX reading will feature Johannes Göransson and Joyelle McSweeney, co-founders of the press Action Books, and Action, Yes, a Web journal for international writing.

Göransson is the author of two collections of poetry, A New Quarantine Will Take My Place and Pilot (Natträngslighet). He is the translator of Remainland: Selected Poems of Aase Berg and Ideals Clearance by Henry Parland. A Ph.D. candidate at the University of Georgia, he currently teaches at the University of Notre Dame.

Joyelle McSweeney, professor of English at Notre Dame, is the author of two hybrid novels: Nylund, the Sarcographer, a baroque noir, and Flet, which is science fiction. She has published two collections of poetry: The Commandrine and Other Poems and The Red Bird, which inaugurated the Fence Modern Poets Series in 2002. She frequently reviews poetry for The Boston Review and other publications. McSweeney is currently translating the Aeneid and working on hybrid prose.

Thursday, February 5
4:30 p.m.
126 Memorial Library
UW-Madison

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