Yardmeter Ten, Friday May 14th, 8 p.m.

Please join us for a night of birds!

Yardmeter 10 presents:

artwork by Jane Yeomans,
and poetry readings by
Christopher Salerno,
along with Birds, LLC authors
Elisa Gabbert
and Chris Tonelli.

All of this is happening
at Shelton Walsmith's studio
May 14, 2010, at 8 p.m.

About our presenters:

Jane Yeomans is a photographer who lives and works on the Lower East Side. In addition to photographing birds on her travels through bird markets and museums, she is working on a series of constructed landscapes.

Christopher Salerno is the author of "Whirligig" (2006), and a new book, “Minimum Heroic,” selected by Dara Wier for the 2009 Mississippi Review Poetry Award. A chapbook, “ATM” is forthcoming this summer from Horse Less Press. Some new poems can be found in journals such as:Denver Quarterly, Boston Review, American Letters and Commentary, Black Warrior Review, Tusculum Review, Sir, and elsewhere. He is co-curator of Raleigh’s So and So Series, and co-editor of So and So Magazine. Currently, he teaches Writing at North Carolina State University, and occasionally blogs here.

Elisa Gabbert is the poetry editor of Absent and the author of The French Exit (Birds LLC) and Thanks for Sending the Engine (Kitchen Press). With Kathleen Rooney, she has co-authored several collaborative poetry collections, including Don't ever stay the same; keep changing (Spooky Girlfriend Press) and That Tiny Insane Voluptuousness (Otoliths). Recent poems can be found in Denver Quarterly, The Laurel Review, Puerto del Sol, and Salt Hill. She currently lives in Boston, works at a software startup, and blogs at The French Exit.

Chris Tonelli is one of the founding editors at Birds, LLC. He founded and co-curates the So and So Series and co-edits the So and So Magazine. He is the author of four chapbooks, most recently No Theater (Brave Men Press) and For People Who Like Gravity and Other People (Rope-A-Dope Press). His first full-length collection is The Trees Around, and new work can be found in upcoming issues of The Laurel Review and Fou. He teaches at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, where he lives with his wife Allison and their son Miles.