March 11: Two Lines Launch Party [EVENT]


Come party in San Francisco’s coolest subterranean events space! Join the editors of Two Lines to celebrate our first full year as a biannual journal with a double launch party for issues 21 and 22.

Translators Daniel Levin Becker, Yael Segalovitz, and Andrea Lingenfelter will be on hand to give a sampling of the best international literature coming out of France, Israel, and Hong Kong. Plus, a special super-secret reading by Two Lines managing editor Jessica Sevey. Come find out what she reads!!

  • Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
  • Viracocha
  • 998 Valencia St., San Francisco
  • Doors open at 8 p.m., readings begin at 8:30 p.m.
  • Cash bar
  • Tickets at the door: $10 buys you entry & either Two Lines 21 or 22; $15 gets you entry & Two Lines 21 AND 22.

Daniel Levin Becker is the reviews editor of The Believer and the youngest member of the Oulipo. His first book, Many Subtle Channels: In Praise of Potential Literature, was published by Harvard University Press in 2012.

Yael Segalovitz was born and raised in Israel and now lives in the East Bay, where she is pursuing her PhD in Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley. Her research spans Israeli, Brazilian and English literatures. She translates between the three languages and is currently working on a Hebrew translation of Clarice Lispector’s A Via Crucis do Corpo, forthcoming from the Israeli publisher Ha-Kibbutz ha-Me’uchad/Sifriat Po’alim.

Andrea Lingenfelter is a Bay Area-based writer, scholar of Chinese literature, and translator of fiction (including Farewell My Concubine and Candy) and poetry (including the 2012 Northern California Book Award-winning collection, The Changing Room: Selected Poems of Zhai Yongming). A 2014 NEA Translation Grant awardee and 2013-14 Kiriyama Fellow at the Center for the Pacific Rim at the University of San Francisco, she is currently translating Wang Anyi’s novel Scent of Heaven and Hon Lai Chu’s, The Kite Family.

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