Dear Friends,

We hope you can join us this THURSDAY, MARCH 11 at 7:30 PM for special
event in the Agitprop Reading & Performance Series featuring UCSD MFA
students Zahava Ellis, Ryan Luz, Nikolai Beope, Lester O’Connor, K.
Lorraine Graham, Kaitlin Solimine, John Pluecker, & Courtney Kilian.

ZAHAVA ELLIS has an interdisciplinary background in printmaking,
dance, and cultural anthropology. Before coming to UCSD, she worked at
the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance and in the archives of
WNYC radio.

RYAN LUZ is a poet, photographer and musician who also works in film.
He currently lives in San Diego with his ocean, the Pacific.

NIKOLAI BEOPE writes energetic, sometimes surreal, rhythmic
narratives. He is a research assistant for the New Writing Series.

LESTER O’CONNOR writes in several genres and makes video work and
street propaganda. He was co-editor of the Pacific Review and reviewed
films for a defunct alt-weekly.

K. LORRAINE GRAHAM makes poems, stories, choreography, and visual
pieces. She is the author of Terminal Humming (Edge Books, 2009).

KAITLIN SOLIMINE is a writer, musician, and Sinologist. In 2006, she
received a Fulbright creative grant to conduct research in China for
her first novel, The Soap Tree.

JOHN PLUECKER is a writer, interpreter and literary translator. Three
books he translated from the Spanish have been published and three
more are forthcoming, including a novel from Tampico, a collection of
essays from Tijuana and a collection of short stories from El

COURTNEY KILIAN  is a native southern Californian. She has interned
for 1913 a journal of forms, worked with Native American tribal
communities following the southern California fires with NRCS (Natural
Resource Conservation Services, USDA), and lived in Lugano,
Please share this information with friends and any interested parties.
Agitprop readings are free, but donations to the gallery are always

We hope to see you there and for festivities afterward!

2837 University Ave in North Park (Entrance on Utah, behind Glenn’s
Market) * San Diego, CA * 92104 * 619.384.7989