Sommer Browning & Mathias Svalina


Sommer Browning‘s first book of poems, Either Way I’m Celebrating, is coming out in February 2011 with Birds, LLC. She draws cartoons, writes poems, teaches bookmaking and, with Julia Cohen, curates The Bad Shadow Affair reading series in Denver, Colorado. Visit her at

Mathias Svalina is the author of one collection of poems, Destruction Myth (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2009), five chapbooks & five collaboratively chapbooks, four of them written with Julia Cohen. He also has a hybrid-novella forthcoming, I Am A Very Productive Entrepreneur (Mud Luscious Press, 2011). With Zachary Schomburg he co-edits the online poetry journal Octopus Magazine & the small press Octopus Books. He lives in Denver, Colorado.