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Jen Bervin & The Gorgeous Nothings

In an era of smart phones and social media, when digital culture is king, poet and book artist Jen Bervin forces us to reconsider the book as art object and, in doing so, to reimagine our roles as readers. Bringing together text and textile in a practice that encompasses poetry, archival research, artist books, and large-scale art works, Bervin comes to Buffalo this weekend for a series of events curated by Just Buffalo Literary Center.

Just Buffalo's Wordplay Houses the Imaginations of Buffalo's Youth

“The summer sun/Burns my face, at least it’s/Not snowing,” writes Ava Martina, a third-grader from Akron Elementary School. This tiny, beautiful poem is featured in the latest issue of Wordplay, which was recently released by Just Buffalo Literary Center.

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