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Please join us on Saturday, January 18 at 7 PM when we welcome Doug Rice & Craig Paulenich to City Books. Refreshments will be served.

Doug Rice is the author of Between Appear and Disappear (revised new edition, 2019), When Love Was (2019), Here Lies Memory (2016), Blood of Mugwump (selected by Kathy Acker as runner-up Fiction Collective First Novel Award, 1996), Das Heilige Buch der Stille (Solitude Press, Stuttgart, 2013, an original book, German translation by Nicolai Kobus), Between Appear and Disappear (Jaded Ibis Press, 2013), Dream Memoirs of a Fabulist (Copilot Press, 2011), Le Sang des Mugwump (French translation of Blood of Mugwump by Heloise Esquii, Desordres Laurence Viallet, Paris, France, 2007), Skin Prayer (Eraserhead Press, 2002), A Good Boy is Hard to Find (CPAOD Books, 1998). He is the co-editor of Federman: A to X-X-X-X (San Diego State University Press, 1998). His fiction, memoirs and creative nonfiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and journals including: Avant Pop: Fiction for a Daydream Nation, Kiss the Sky, The Dirty Fabulous Anthology, Alice Redux, Phanthoms of Desire, Zyzzyvya, Gargoyle, Fiction International, Discourse, 580 Split, and others. He is currently working on Fathers of the Rivers, a second novel in a trilogy of novels called The Pittsburgh Trilogies. He is also completing a book of texts and photographs called, After Michals: Homage to Cavafy.

Craig Paulenich is the author of three books of poetry, Drift of the Hunt (Nobodaddies Press, 2006), Blood Will Tell (BlazeVOX Books, 2009), and Old Brown (Bottom Dog Press, 2018), and editor (with Kent Johnson) of Beneath A Single Moon: Buddhism in Contemporary American Poetry (Shambhala Press, 1991). His poetry has appeared in The Georgia Review, the South Carolina Review, Kansas Quarterly, Tar River Poetry, the Minnesota Review, and many others, and has been nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize. He is a co-founder of the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts program (NEOMFA) and Emeritus Professor of English at Kent State University.