We like to make reading videos, like music videos, but instead of bands we have authors record themselves and then layer on the imagery and sound.
All videos, unless otherwise noted, by Curbside videographer and art director, Garett Holden.
Old Coping Skills from Salt Creek Anthology (Chicago Center for Literature and Photography) by Jason Fisk .
Jason is a Chicago-based author. Salt Creek Anthology is available at:http://www.cclapcenter.com/saltcreek/
Staff Meeting by Ben Tanzer
Ben Tanzer is a Chicago writer, author of "You Can Make Him Like You", "Most Likely You Go Your Way And I'll Go Mine", and "My Father's House." Find him at This Blog Will Change Your Life.
What I Tried to Do by Luis Humberto Valadez
Luis Humberto Valadez is a poet based out of Logan Square, Chicago. He's the author of What I'm On (2009, University of Arizona Press). Find him at http://www.myspace.com/luishvaladez.
Doc the Fifth [excerpt] by Brandon Jennings
Brandon Jennings is a writer based out of Michigan.
Close, Personal Friend by Christine Sneed
Christine is a Chicago based author. CPD is availabe in Curbside Splendor Issue 2: Fall 2011.
Some Examples of Things That Are Not Metaphors by James Tadd ADCOX
Tadd is a Chicago based author and editor of Artifice Books.
"Some Examples of Things That Are Not Metaphors" is availabe in Curbside Splendor Issue 2: Fall 2011.
Palpitating Into Confetti by Muyassar Kurdi
"Palpitating into Confetti" is availabe in Curbside Splendor Issue 2: Fall 2011.
Second-Blue (Excerpt) by James Greer.
James Greer is a L.A. based author and screenwriter. He was also in the band Guided by Voices.
In The Hotel by Charles Bane Jr.
Charles Bane is an American poet. Curbside published his first book The Chapbook in July 2011.