I'd like to go to this reading since RP published me a while back but I'll being hanging with the fiction kids tonight to support my friend Jared but for you the choice is yours:
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 8 pm.
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, between Houston and Bleecker. $8.
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Sharon Dolin is the author of three books of poems: Realm of the
Possible (Four Way Books, 2004), Serious Pink (Marsh Hawk Press,
2003), and Heart Work (The Sheep Meadow Press, 1995), as well as five
poetry chapbooks. Her latest book, Burn and Dodge, is the winner of
the Donald Hall Prize in Poetry and forthcoming from the University of
Pittsburgh Press. Dolin is Poet-in-Residence at Eugene Lang College,
The New School for Liberal Arts. She directs The Center for Book Arts
Annual Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition and is a Curator for
their Broadsides Reading Series.
Tao Lin is the author of a novel, EEEEE EEE EEEE, a story-collection,
BED, and a poetry-collection, YOU ARE A LITTLE BIT HAPPIER THAN I AM.
Melville House will publish his second poetry-collection,
COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY, in 2008.
Niels Hav is a Danish poet and short story writer living in Copenhagen
with his wife, concert pianist Christina Bjørkøe. His new collection
of poetry We Are Here is published by Book Thug, Toronto
(firstname.lastname@example.org), and a selection of his poetry from the early
years, God's Blue Morris, was published in Canada in 1992. He is the
author of five collections of poetry and three of short fiction.
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Voluptuousness, is forthcoming from Otoliths Books.
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Carol Peters writes poetry and teaches creative writing. Her chapbook,
Muddy Prints, Water Shine, will be published in the 2007 New Women's
Voices Series by Finishing Line Press out of Georgetown, Kentucky.
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anthology Always on Friday. She divides her time between Charleston,
SC and Hakalau, HI and blogs at http://carolpeters.blogspot.com .
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What: Apocalypse Reader reading. Shelley Jackson, Diane Williams, Matthew Derby, & Jared Hohl will read from their short stories that were published in The Apocalypse Reader, an anthology of new and selected fiction about the end of the world that came out way back in June of this year. I will be presenting my authors, and following the reading there will be a Q&A and book signing. Books will be available for sale at the event.
When: Thursday, October 4th. 7 PM.
Where: Wollman Hall at The New School (5th floor of the 11th street building; enter at 66 W. 12th street, cross through courtyard)
Nice things they've said about us: "a vivid collection" – LA Times
"so engrossing, so explosively creative that I wound up reading well into the early morning hours" – Huffington Post
"there may be no collection that better demonstrates the range and possibility of the story form" – Paste Magazine
"deliciously entertaining" – The Villager
See the whole New School Fall 2007 Calendar: http://writing.newschool.edu/pdf/FA07_MFA_events.pdf
The Apocalypse Reader on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Apocalypse-Reader-Justin-Taylor/dp/1560259590/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/104-9426250-6879136?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1181356452&sr=1-1