Events from the Les Figues Archives: 2008

Thursday, January 31, 2008
The Noulipian Analects Book Release Party
| New York |
Hosted by: Robert Fitterman

Readings by: Christian Bök, Vanessa Place, Brian Kim Stefans, Rodrigo Toscano, Matias Viegener, and Christine Wetheim
The Mercantile Library Center for Fiction

Sunday, February 2, 2008
Alta Ifland Reading
| New York |
Additional readings by: Ilya Kaminsky and Adam Sorkin

The Bowery Poetry Club

March 8-9, 2008
Small Press & Translation Festival
| Boulder |
Participants: Cole Swenson, Paul Hoover, Jen Hofer, Padma Rangarajan, Laird Hunt, Patrick Greaney, Linda Norton, Jen Scappetonne, Tim Roberts, Teresa Carmody, and Vanessa Place

Organized by: Julie Carr and Jeffrey De Shell
Norlin Library, University of Colorado

March 15-17, 2008
| Orange |
Chapman University

Sunday, March 30, 2008
Small Press Month Reading and Discussion
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Siglio Press, Semiotext/e/, Les Figues Press, Insert Press, eohippus labs, and Cloverfield Press
Skylight Books

Thursday, April 17, 2008
Axel Thormählen Reading at USC
| Los Angeles |
Idle Room, Taper Hall

Friday, April 18, 2008
Les Figues Press Reading at Beyond Baroque
| Venice |
Featuring: Allison Carter, Amina Cain, Teresa Carmody, and Axel Thormählen
Beyond Baroque

Sunday, May 4, 2008
Vermin on the Mount: Mark Sarvas Launch Party
| Los Angeles |
Celebrating: Mark Sarvas’ Harry, Revised and Axel Thormählen’s A Happy Man and Other Stories
The Mountain Bar, Chinatown

Thursday, May 29, 2008
Martin Bakero & Christine Wertheim Reading/Book Launch
| London |
Celebrating: VICEVERSA by Martin Bakero with performance by Christine Wertheim

Birkbeck College, University of London

Saturday, June 7, 2008
Les Figues Press Rummage Sale!
| Los Angeles |

Sunday, September 28, 2008
West Hollywood Bookfair
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Les Figues Press, Insert Press, eohippus labs, PS Books, and Siglio Press

West Hollywood Park

Friday, October 17, 2008
A Book Party Is A Fixed, Formal Arrangement by Allison Carter

| Los Angeles |
Book Launch plus performances and installations by: Danielle Adair, Bianca D’Amico, Beth McNamara, Nikhil Murthy, Andrew Perez, and others

Friday, October 31, 2008
| Los Angeles |
Featuring: Robin Coste Lewis, Vincent Dachy, Alex Forman, and Vanessa Place


Saturday, December 6, 2008
Give a Fig Second Annual Benefit Auction
| Los Angeles |
Performances by: Susan Simpson, Julianna Snapper, Michelle Tea, and Eric Lindley

Emcees: Matias Viegener and Ali Liebegott

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