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Cal Poly Pomona

Deborah Meadows, Liberal Studies Emerita faculty

Bio.: 
Education:  M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Antioch University; M.A. in English, CSU, Los Angeles; B.A. in Philosophy and English, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Online Electronic Poetry Center author page:
http://writing.upenn.edu/epc/authors/meadows/

Audio Files at PennSound author page:
 http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Meadows.php

Award: Nominated for Los Angeles Poet Laureate, 2014.

Publications:

Works of poetry include:

Lecture Notes: A duration poem in twelve parts (BlazeVOX Books. Buffalo, NY, 2018)

The Demotion of Pluto: Poems and Plays (BlazeVOX Books. Buffalo, NY, 2016)
Three Plays. (BlazeVOX Books. Buffalo, NY, 2015)
Translation, the bass accompaniment: Selected Poems. (Shearsman Press, Bristol, England, UK, 2013)
Saccade Patterns. (BlazeVOX Books. Buffalo, NY, 2011)
How, the means(Los Angeles: Mindmade Books, 2010)
Depleted Burden Down (Factory School, NY 2009)
Goodbye Tissues (Exeter, UK: Shearsman Books, 2009)
involutia (Exeter, UK:  Shearsman Books, Ltd., 2007)
Thin Gloves (Los Angeles: Green Integer Press, 2006)
Growing Still (Kaneohe, Hawaii: Tinfish Press, 2005)
Representing Absence (Los Angeles: Green Integer Press, 2004)
Itinerant Men (San Francisco: Krupskaya Press, 2004)
 “The 60’s and 70’s:  from The Theory of Subjectivity in Moby-Dick” (Kaneohe, Hawaii: Tinfish Press, 2003)

Anthologized in: 

LA Telephone Book, Volume 2 2012-2013, ed. Brian Kim Stefans, arras.net pdf
The PIP Anthology of World Poetry of the 20th Century, Volume 5,  Intersections:  Innovative Poetry in Southern California, ed. Douglas Messerli, Los Angeles:  Green Integer Press, 2005, and A Best of Fence: The First Nine Years, Volume 1, Poetry & Nonfiction, ed. Rebecca Wolf et al, Albany: Fence Books, 2009, and The PIP (Project for Innovative Poetry) Blog, 2009 Volume, ed. Douglas Messerli, and La Alteración del Silencio: Poesía Norteamericana Reciente (Spanish trans. Wm. Allegrezza and Galo Ghigliotto, eds.), Santiago, Chile: Das Kapital Press,  2010     

Poetry Foundation site: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/deborah-meadows

Recent essays in:  Another Language – Poetic Experiments in Britain and North America.  LIT-Verlag: Muenster, Hamburg, Berlin,  Jacket, How2, The Journal of Experimental Fiction, New Review of Literature, and Xcp:  Cross Cultural Poetics.

“Reading Rosmarie Waldrop and Yoel Hoffmann:  Embodied Thought and Linguistic Gap.” Another Language – Poetic Experiments in Britain and North America.  LIT-Verlag: Muenster, Hamburg, Berlin (2008): 149-159.

Poetry readings:

Poetry Readings in many locations such as: Los Angeles’ Poetic Research Bureau, ArtShare, &Now Conference (University of Colorado, Boulder), St. Mark’s Poetry Project (NYC), as part of the II Lecturas de Primavera Buenos Aires 2006 organized by Casa Carriego and Casa de la Poesía de la Cuidad in coordination with the cultural ministry of Buenos Aires, October 23-26, 2006; in “Lecturas en Bartolomeo” series Buenos Aires, Argentina, Bowery Poetry Club (NYC), University of California, Irvine “Diasporic Avant-Gardes” conference, Madrid, Spain for the University of New Orleans program, Another Language – Contemporary US-American Poetic Experiment in a Changing World conference at Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany, Beyond Baroque (Venice, CA), University of Hawai’i, Manoa, Woodland Pattern Book Center (Milwaukee, WI), ACLA 2003 conference, The Germ series (Dawson’s, LA), Synthink conference at Loyola Marymount University, Encuentro conference in Havana, Cuba among others.


Radio Interview:
Meadows, Deborah. Interview with Leonard Schwartz. "Cross Cultural Poetics."  Radio program, Evergreen State College on 5 May 2007. Posted at PENNSound: Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania <http://www.writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/XCP.html> and scroll to #142.

Los Angeles Printmakers Society, artist page:  http://www.laprintmaking.com/site/user_gallery/uid/134 and http://www.laprintmaking.com/site/gallery/m

Recent poetry and literary essays in: American Letters & Commentary, Xcp:  Cross Cultural Poetics, Fence, The Poker, Fourteen Hills:  The SFSU Review, Pom2, Moria Poetry Journal, Circumference: Poetry in Translation, WinteRed chaplet series, Kenning, New Review of Literature, Chain, Generator, Facture, and Antenna.

Recent essays in:  Jacket, How2, The Journal of Experimental Fiction, New Review of Literature, and Xcp:  Cross Cultural Poetics.

Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deborah_Meadows

Activities include:
Serving as a juror on the panel for The America Awards for outstanding contribution to world literature by publisher of Green Integer from 2000-present

Served as president of LARABA, Los Angeles River Artists’ and Business Association December 2013 to January 2015

Served as Board member of LARABA, Los Angeles River Artists’ and Business Association January 2013 to December 2016

Selected to serve on the editorial board of the University of New Orleans Press Contemporary Poetry Series, October 2010 to July 2012

Poet Deborah Meadows, November 6, 2016 (Grand Canyon)

Recent Publications:

Publications 2018:
Book:
Meadows, Deborah. Lecture Notes: A duration poem in twelve parts. BlazeVOX Books. Buffalo, NY, 2018. Print

Poetry:
Meadows, Deborah. “The Curiosities of Janice Lowry” in Journal of Poetics Research, Issue 8. Web. March 2018.

Printmaking 2018
Group Show:
Meadows, Deborah. Nightingale Sound Print and Heart Sound Print on Ancient Calligraphy, lithograph. “Air, Water, and Earth” exhibition at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA, April 19 - June 10, 2018, Kim Abeles, juror.

Publications 2017:

Meadows, Deborah. “Dragon Boat, a play” in Journal of Poetics Research, Issue 6. Web. 2017.

Deborah Meadows’ The Demotion of Pluto reviewed by Greg Bem at: http://yellowrabbits.weebly.com/the-reviews/yellow-rabbits-review-12-the-demotion-of-pluto-poems-and-plays-by-deborah-meadows

Anthology:
Meadows, Deborah. From “Sevens.” The PIP Anthology of World Poetry of the 21st Century, Volume 10, Selected Contemporary American Poets Anthology, ed. Douglas Messerli, Los Angeles: Green Integer Press, 2017 online. 202-207.
http://www.greeninteger.com/book-digital.cfm?-messerli_pip_10-&BookID=392

Publications 2016:

Interview:
Maxwell, Andrew. Interview with Deborah Meadows. “Nearness with Attitude” in Jacket2, University of Pennsylvania. Web. 16 January 2016.

Publications 2016:
Book:
The Demotion of Pluto: Poems and Plays. BlazeVOX Books. Buffalo, NY, 2016. Print.

Poetry:
Meadows, Deborah. “Office Hours, a group show.” Commissioned poem for The Main Museum of Los Angeles, December 2016.

Meadows, Deborah. “Sevens,” “Medium Logic Machines,” and from “Guide Dogs” in Journal of Poetics Research, Issue 4. Web. March  2016.

Meadows, Deborah. from “Sevens” in Dispatches from the Poetry Wars. Web. March2016.

Meadows, Deborah. Three Plays. Invited to Chicago’s Poets’ Theatre Reading Room by Kenning Editions and Sector 2337/Green Lantern Press, December 2016.

Essay:
Meadows, Deborah. “Phantom Geography” in Journal of Poetics Research, Issue 4. Web. March  2016.

Theatre 2016:
Meadows, Deborah. “After Coriolanus” Staged reading performed by Gray Palmer at Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles, 1238 West First Street, LA, CA.  December 19, 2016.

Meadows, Deborah. “Obstacle Plays” Staged reading performed by Shaughn Buchholz    and Caitlyn Conlin at LosJoCos Gallery, 725 Kohler Street, LA, CA. March 21, 2016.
           
Meadows, Deborah. “The Demotion of Pluto: After Sophocles’ Philoctetes” Staged reading performed by Shaughn Buchholz, Juli Crockett, Teri Hatcher, Adam    Hunter, Jan Munroe, Gray Palmer, Robin Reiser, Tommy Schulz, and Brian Tichnell at 900 1st Street at Vignes, Los Angeles, CA. May 10, 2016.

Visual Art 2016 Group Show:
Meadows, Deborah. Nightingale Sound Print and Heart Sound Print on Ancient     Calligraphy, lithograph. BetaMain “Office Hours” for The Main Museum of Los Angeles, Allison Agsten, director, December 8-18, 2016.

Publications 2015:
Book:
Meadows, Deborah. Three Plays. BlazeVOX Books. Buffalo, NY, 2015. Print
http://www.blazevox.org/index.php/Shop/new-releases/three-plays-by-deborah-meadows-398/

Award: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Library's Golden Leaves Award

Poetry:
Meadows, Deborah. “Sevens” in Journal of Poetics Research, Issue 2, March 2015
http://poeticsresearch.com

Interview:
Meadows, Deborah. “15 Questions: An interview with Deborah Meadows” by publisher of BlazeVOX, Geoffrey Gatza, posted April 3, 2015
http://www.blazevox.org/index.php/news/15-questions-an-interview-with-deborah-meadows-177/

Theatre 2015:
Some Cars. By Deborah Meadows. Dir. Juli Crockett. Perf. Shaughn Buchholz, Juli Crockett, Shayne Eastin, Christian Gibbs, Brian Tichnell, Gray Palmer, Patrick Moore. MorYork Gallery, Los Angeles, October 29, 30, and November 1 and 2, 2015.

Meadows, Deborah. “Phantom Geography: After Sophocles’ Philoctetes” Staged reading performed by Sarah Lyddan, Tommy Schulz, Gray Palmer, Soren Royer-Hugh, Dom Musiol, and Mecca Vazie Andrews at 900 1st Street at Vignes, Los Angeles, CA. September 16, 2015.

Meadows, Deborah. “Guide Dogs” Staged reading performed by Bernardo Solano, Annie Dennis, Harmand Mosquera at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona., May 21, 2015.

Meadows, Deborah. “Some Cars.” Padua Playwrights’ staged reading at 900 1st Street at Vignes, Los Angeles, CA. February 11, 2015.

Publications 2014:
Meadows, Deborah. from “Guide Dogs, the play.” LA Telephone Book, Volume 2 2012-2013, ed. Brian Kim Stefans, arras.net free pdf, 84-90.

Meadows, Deborah. “Seven” in Dusie Blogspot series, Tuesday poem #64 :
http://www.dusie.blogspot.ca/2014/06/tuesday-poem-64-deborah-meadows-seven.html

Meadows, Deborah. cover blurb for Labor by Jill Magi (Nightboat Books, 2014).

Theatre 2014:
Meadows, Deborah. “Some Cars.” Padua Playwrights’ staged reading at The Vortex, Olympic and Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, CA. October 4, 2014.

Theatre 2014:

Meadows, Deborah. “Speech Acts with Trees,” a One-Act play. Staged reading at 900 1st Street at Vignes, Los Angeles, CA. April 16, 2014.

Meadows, Deborah. “Speech Acts with Trees,” a One-Act play. Staged reading as part of 7 Sorceries” from the Padua Workshop performed by Gray Palmer, Greg Littman, Paul Mackley, Christopher Rivas, Lisa Denke, Lake Sharp at Robert Reynolds Art Gallery, 408 S. Spring Street #100, LA, CA 90013. May 19, 2014.

Published Lithographs 2014:

Meadows, Deborah. After Mingus’ Better Git It In Your Soul, 2010. Lithographs. “Celebrating Charles’ Mingus Life & Legacy” Exhibit. Borderbend Arts Collective, Online. http://www.borderbend.org/1/post/2014/03/mingus.html

Group Show:
Meadows, Deborah Two Lithographs. “Arts District Winterfest” at ArtShare, Los Angeles, December 2013. Mark Walsh, curator.

Recent Publications                        
Publications  --  book, 2013

Meadows, Deborah. Translation, the bass accompaniment: Selected Poems. Shearsman  Press, Bristol, England, UK, 2013. Print.

Printmaking 2013
Published lithographs:

Meadows, Deborah. Nightingale Sound Print and Heart Sound Print on Ancient     Calligraphy on Translation, the bass accompaniment: Selected Poems.             Shearsman Press, Bristol, England, UK, 2013. Cover art. Print.

Recent Publications --  2012

Meadows, Deborah. “Outrage of the Week: On Bruce Andrews’ Neglect of Pieties” posted to the Bruce Andrews Symposium, Fordham University website, November 2, 2012

Meadows, Deborah. “Review of Bill Lavender’s Memory Wing” in Jacket2. 12 July 2012. Four pages.
https://jacket2.org/reviews/review-memory-wing

Meadows, Deborah. cover blurb for The Pink by Jared Schickling (BlazeVOX, 2012).

Publications  -- Poetry 2011
Meadows, Deborah. Saccade Patterns. BlazeVOX Books. Buffalo, NY, 2011. Print.

and in Kindle format: Saccade Patterns by Deborah A. Meadows | http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0058PE51C 

Meadows, Deborah. “Lamb Notes” in Stone Canoe: A Journal of Arts, Literature and Social Commentary, Syracuse University, Number 5, 2011: 247-249. Print.

Meadows, Deborah. “After “The Lightning Field,”” “Book of Lightning,” “untitled,”   “types” in Eccolinguisitics.  One.1 (2011). Unnumbered page four. Print.

Meadows, Deborah. “Weak as a directive, no.” PennSound. MLA Offsite Reading 2011,       Los Angeles.  8 January 2011.
<http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/MLAOffsite-2011.php> MP3.

Printmaking 2013

Published lithographs:
Meadows, Deborah. Nightingale Sound Print and Heart Sound Print on Ancient Calligraphy on Translation, the bass accompaniment: Selected Poems. Shearsman Press, Bristol, England, UK, 2013. Cover art. Print.

Printmaking 2012
Juried Shows:
Meadows, Deborah. Nightingale Sound Print on Ancient Calligraphy and Handscribings
Over Nightingale Sound Print 2011. Lithographs. Ink & Clay 38, Kellogg Gallery of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, March 15-April 27, 2012. Michelle Deziel, juror.

Award:  Nightingale Sound Print on Ancient Calligraphy. Lithographs. Ink & Clay 38, Kellogg Gallery of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona selected for cash award.

Meadows, Deborah. Occupy – Take the Power Back. Lithograph. “Pressing Ahead” –Los
Angeles Printmaking Society, Pacific Design Center, November 15-December 13, 2012.

Group Shows:
Meadows, Deborah.  Third Variation on Nightingale Sound Print. 2011. Lithograph.
“Arts District Winterfest” at ArtShare, Los Angeles, December 7-16, 2012. Shaun Thyne, curator.

Meadows, Deborah and Patrick Merrill.  After Mingus’ Better Git It In Your Soul, 2010.
Lithograph. as part of the “Object D’Art – Arts District Winterfest” at District Gallery, Los Angeles, December 7-16, 2012. Valerie Mitchell and Iva Hladis, curators.

Meadows, Deborah. Nightingale Sound Print on Nepali Funeral Paper, 2010.
Lithograph. as part of the “Object D’Art – Arts District Winterfest” at District Gallery, Los Angeles, December 7-16, 2012. Valerie Mitchell and Iva Hladis, curators.

Published Lithographs 2012:
Meadows, Deborah. Nightingale Sound Print, Heart Sound Print Over Ancient Calligraphy. “Silent Spring at 50” Exhibit. Borderbend Arts Collective, Online.
http://www.silentspringat50.org/8/post/2012/09/deborah-meadows.html

Meadows, Deborah. Better Git It In Your Soul. Four Lithographs. Borderbend Arts Collective, Chicago. Charles Mingus at 90 Exhibit. Online.
http://www.borderbend.org/5/post/2012/04/after-mingus-better-get-hit-in-your-soul-by-deborah-meadows.html

Printmaking 2011
Juried Show:
Meadows, Deborah. Will We Fall Out of Our Shadows? 2011. Lithograph. Brand 40: Entrances and Exits Show, Glendale, CA Sept 17-October 29, 2011. Peter Frank, juror.

International juried show:
Meadows, Deborah.  Third Variation on Nightingale Sound Print. 2011. Lithograph. Energy Show, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA. August 5-September 17, 2011. Howard Fox, juror.

Open Call Shows:
Meadows, Deborah and Patrick Merrill.  After Mingus’ Better Git It In Your Soul—Variation, 2010. Lithograph. Open Call 2011, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angles, CA. Noel Korten and Felicia Filer, jurors.

Los Angeles Printmakers Society, artist page:  http://www.laprintmaking.com/site/user_gallery/uid/134

Published Lithographs 2011:
Meadows, Deborah and Patrick Merrill. Better Git It In Your Soul. Lithograph. Saccade Patterns by Deborah Meadows. BlazeVox Books, 2011. Cover art. Print.

Meadows, Deborah. Nightingale Sound Print on Funeral Papers. Lithograph. densities, apparitions by William Allegrezza. Otoliths Press, 2011. Cover art. Print.

Meadows, Deborah. Third Variation on Nightingale Sound Print. 2011. Lithograph. Energy: An International Call For Art, catalog. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA. pg. 21. Print.

Meadows, Deborah. Will We Fall Out of Our Shadows? 2011. Lithograph. Brand 40: Works on Paper: Entrances and Exits Show, catalog. Glendale, CA. pg. 8. Print.

Publications  -- Poetry 2010
Chapbook of poetry: Meadows, Deborah.  How, the means. Mindmade Books, Los Angeles, 2010. Print.

Meadows, Deborah.  “We Cry for the Gulf,” from “Four” (reprinted), and from     “Procuratio” (reprinted) in Poets For Living Waters, July 23, 2010       
   <http://poetsgulfcoast.wordpress.com/2010/07/23/three-poems-by-deborah-meadows/>