Sunday, June 3, 2007

Official Launch Party for LIT #12

I'm on the editorial board (though i've missed the last 2 meetings and haven't read the subs for Wednesday's meeting which I'll miss too 'cause of working in Westchester) for this lovely journal and really like this issue, as well as, issue 13 for which all the poetry has been selected for so due come out and have a good time at this release party, okay? I'll definitely be there- 'tho late since I won't get back in the city from work until 7:30-8ish....

You're invited to the launch party of LIT issue 12 on Wednesday evening, June 13th, from 6-10 PM
Five wonderful contributors will be reading their work! What else is there to do on a Wednesday night, right?


Wednesday, June 13th from 6-10 PM
Wollman Hall @ The New School
66 West 12th Street, NYC, 10011

Featuring readings by...


Live DJ! Food and drinks! Copies of LIT! Literary excitement!

Reader bios:

Stephanie Anderson's work has appeared or is forthcoming in American
Letters & Commentary, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, DIAGRAM, LIT,
Painted Bride Quarterly, and Typo, and her chapbook, In the Particular
Particular, won the 2006 DIAGRAM/New Michigan Press Chapbook Contest.
She lives in Manhattan and teaches in Harlem and East New York.

Ed Park is a founding editor of The Believer. His short fiction has
appeared in Columbia, Crowd, and the anthology Trampoline, edited by
Kelly Link. His first novel, Personal Days , will be published next
year by Random House.

Rebecca Wolff is the editor and publisher of Fence and Fence Books.
Her own books are Manderley and Figment; she is at work on a novel,
The Beginners.

Ishmael Beah is the author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy
Soldier, published by Sarah Crichton Books, an imprint of Farrar,
Straus & Giroux. He now lives in Brooklyn.

Sampson Starkweather was born in Pittsboro, North Carolina. He works
as an editor of science textbooks. His poems are published or
forthcoming in jubilat, Poetry Daily, Absent, New York Quarterly ,
Sink Review, Gargoyle, Redivider, Ashville Poetry Review, Lumina; and
were nominated for a 2006 Pushcart Prize. He lives in the woods alone.

LIT 12 is now available!

Featuring poetry and prose by...

Stephanie Anderson * Ralph Angel * John Ashbery * Sarah Bartlett *
Edward Bartók-Baratta * Ishmael Beah * Francis Benteaux * Dan Boehl *
Jessica Breheny * Shira Dentz * Julie Doxsee * Elisa Gabbert * John
Gallaher * Daniel George * Dobby Gibson * Noah Eli Gordon * Kurt
Haenicke * James Haug * Matthew Henriksen * Donald Illich * Joy Katz *
Erica Kaufman * Mark Lawlor * Alex Lemon * Federico García Lorca *
Joseph Massey * Clay Matthews * Kristi Maxwell * Kristin McGonigle *
Joyelle McSweeney * Sharon Mesmer * Stephen Paul Miller * Gina Myers *
Amanda Nadelberg * Carol Novack * Ed Park * Andrew Michael Roberts *
Minal K. Singh * Sampson Starkweather * Mathias Svalina * Jen Tynes *
Susan Wheeler * Joshua Marie Wilkinson * Dustin Williamson * Allyssa
Wolf * Rebecca Wolff

Art by...

Emily Farranto * Pamela Lawton

Featuring an interview with JOHN ASHBERY by Marit MacArthur and
critical writing by...

Kacper Bartczak * William Burgos * Roger Gilbert * Daniel Kane *
David Kermani * John Koethe * Micaela Morrissette * Dara Wier

For more info, visit the LIT blog at!

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