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Avid Poetry Series: Anna Moschovakis & Samantha Giles

Eleanor, Or, the Rejection of the Progress of Love
Event date: 
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Event Location

Athens, GA 30601

Avid Bookshop proudly presents the next installment of the Avid Poetry Series curated by Rosalie Moffett featuring Anna Moschovakis & Samantha Giles. This reading will take place on Sunday, December 9, from 4-5pm at our Prince Ave. location. The event is free and open to the public.


Anna Moschovakis's books include Eleanor, Or, the Rejection of the Progress of Love (Coffee House Press, 2018), They and We Will Get into Trouble for This, You and Three Others Are Approaching a Lake (winner of the James Laughlin Award), and English translations of Albert Cossery's The Jokers, Annie Ernaux's The Possession, and Bresson on Bresson. She is a longtime member of the Brooklyn-based publishing collective Ugly Duckling Presse and cofounder of Bushel, a collectively run art and community space in the Catskills.

Samantha Giles grew up in an industrial section of Santa Monica, California and currently lives in the flatlands of Oakland, CA. She is the author of Deadfalls & Snares (Futurepoem, 2014) and Hurdis Addo (Displaced Press, 2011). Since 2009, she has been the Director of Small Press Traffic.

Eleanor, Or, the Rejection of the Progress of Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566895088
Availability: Backordered - may take several weeks
Published: Coffee House Press - August 14th, 2018