Small book and cassette tape label, Fast Geek Press would like to announce the release of John Franklin Dandridge’s new collection of poems Further Down Rd, an examination of an artist’s relationships, rivalries and exaggerated perception of the future painted on the geographical canvas of Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood. John Franklin Dandridge inserts his audience into relatable situations and settings by weaving abstract imagery with icons of pop culture.
John Franklin Dandridge lives and writes in Chicago, Illinois. He earned his M.F.A. in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago. Several of his poems have been published in Callaloo Press, Spirits Journal,and The Smoking Poet to name a few. This is his first chapbook.
Fast Geek Press will hold a release party on Monday, May 10, 2010 at the Tonic Room (2447 North Halsted Street Chicago, IL). This event will start at 8:00 PM, and feature readings by John Franklin Dandridge, and Charly “the city mouse” Fasano.
Further Down Rd. is available at fastgeekpress.com.