Monday, September 24, 2007

Some Readings Worth Bending An Ear For This Week

A lot of the BlazeVox Books Crew wiil be reading at this gallery tomorrow at 6pm

ACA Galleries
529 West 20th Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Tel 212.206.8080

Then Friday Chris Stackhouse is reading at Stain Bar for MiPo and you should check this out because his reading with John Keene (Oct 11th) at T&W is being postponed.

Friday, September 28th @ 7 P.M.


ARACELIS GIRMAY writes poetry, fiction, & essays. Originally from
Santa Ana, California, she earned degrees from Connecticut College &
NYU. Girmay is a Cave Canem Fellow & former Watson Fellow. Her poems
have been published in Callaloo, Bellevue Literary Review, Indiana
Review, and Ploughshares, among others. Her book of poems, Teeth, will
be published by Curbstone Press: summer, 2007.

CHRISTOPHER STACKHOUSE the author of "Slip" (Corollary Press, 2005)
and co-author with writer John Keene on the collaborative book
"Seismosis" (1913 Press, 2006), which features Keene's text and
Stackhouse's drawings. He is an editor for literary journal Fence
Magazine, a Cave Canem Writer Fellow, a 2005 Fellow in Poetry New York
Foundation For The Arts, and Bard College, Milton Avery Graduate
School of the Arts, M.F.A. Writing Candidate.

Heralded as one of three Chicago poets for the 21st century by WBEZ
Chicago Public Radio, DURIEL E. HARRIS is a co-founder of the Black
Took Collective and Poetry Editor for Obsidian III. Drag (Elixir
Press, 2003), her first book, was hailed by Black Issues Book Review
as one of the best poetry volumes of the year. She is currently at
work on AMNESIAC, a media art project (poetry volume, DVD, sound
recording, website) funded in part by the University of California
Santa Barbara Center for Black Studies Race and Technology Initiative.
AMNESIAC writings appear or are forthcoming in Stone Canoe, nocturnes,
The Encyclopedia Project, Mixed Blood, and The Ringing Ear. A
performing poet/sound artist, Harris is a Cave Canem fellow, recent
resident at The MacDowell Colony, and member of the free jazz ensemble
Douglas Ewart & Inventions. She teaches English at St. Lawrence
University in upstate New York.


766 Grand Street Brooklyn , NY 11211
(L train to Grand Street Stop, walk 1 block west)


or there's this:

Pete's Candy Store —
September 28, 2007 7:00PM
709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY, United States

Stephanie Balzer earned an MFA from the University of Arizona. Her poems have appeared in Mid-American Review, Chelsea, and CUE: A Journal of Prose Poetry. A chapbook of her prose poetry is forthcoming from Kore Press. She lives in Tucson and works for a nonprofit

Justin Marks' latest chapbook is [Summer insular] (horse less press, 2007). His poems and reviews appear in recent issues of Absent, La Petite Zine, horse less review, Octopus, Soft Targets, and Word for/ Word; and are forthcoming from Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel – Second Floor, Outside Voices 2008 Anthology of Younger Poets, Cannibal and Tarpaulin Sky. He is the founder and Editor of Kitchen Press Chapbooks, and lives in New York City.

Matthew Thorburn's first book is Subject to Change (New Issues, 2004). More recent poems appear in The Paris Review, Barrow Street and Pool. He has also contributed book reviews to Boston Review, Rattle and Octopus, and writes about writing at

Saturday brings the Housing Works Open Air Book Fair which you should check out

then saunter over to Kenny's Castaways where I'll be reading for The Enclave in conjunction to Kenny's Castaways 40th Anniverary.


Saturday, September 29th 3:30-6:30 PM
Kenny's Castaways, 157 Bleecker Street, 212-979-9762


JARED HOHL is from Donnellson, Iowa. His fiction has appeared in the anthology The Apocalypse Reader (Thunder's MouthPress) and is forthcoming in The Agriculture Reader and in Dutch translation in the Belgian literary magazine Deus Ex Machina.

STEVEN KARL- bla bla bla

SCOTT GEIGER's fiction has appeared in LCRW, Conjunctions, and the 2007 Pushcart Prize anthology. Otherwise, he's a member of Architecture Research Office.

JAMES FREED's writing has appeared in The New York Times. Originally he is from Philadelphia, but now he lives in Queens where he teaches writing at LaGuardia Community College. He is a founding member of The Enclave.

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