Tuesday, March 4, 2008

This Week's Showdown

Neke Carson & Michael Wiener Present
from the Living Room at the Gershwin
Max Blagg reading from “TICKET OUT “
Gershwin Hotel 7 East 27th (between 5th & Madison)

8pm Tuesday March 4th 2008 $10 Reservations 646 207 0595


National Small Press Month Reading Marathon
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Bowery Poetry Club308 Bowery, New York, NY 10012212.
614.0505 7 pm to Midnight. $6.

Featuring: Eileen Myles (Wave Books), Noella Kocottomblin (WaveBooks), Lynne Tillman (Soft Skull), Jen Benka (Soft Skull), BrendaCoultas (Coffee House Press), Ted Mathys (Coffee House Press), AlexRose (Akashic Books), Camelia Entekhabifard (Seven Stories Press),Veronica Liu (Seven Stories Press), Martine Bellen (BelladonnaBooks), Lila Zemborain (Belladonna Books), Dan Machlin (Ugly DucklingPresse), Rachel Sherman (Open City Books), Leni Zumas (Open CityBooks), Sharon Mesmer (Hanging Loose Press), Marie Carter (HangingLoose Press), Melissa Buzzeo (Leon Works), Tisa Bryant (Leon Works),Bob Holeman (Bowery Books), Paul Mills (Bowery Books), RadhiyahAyobami (Bowery Books), Rachel Levitsky (Futurepoem Books), EricaKaufman (Big Game Books), Corrine Fitzpatrick (Sona Books), DedraJohnson (Ig Publishing), Grant Bailie (Ig Publishing), CamillaTrinchieri (Soho Press), Anne Landsman (Soho Press), JasonSchneiderman (Four Way Books), David Lawrence (Four Way Books).

For more information visit www.smallpressmonth.org or call212.764.7021.


A Public Place


Kelly Link, Anne Carson, Lydia Millet, and Brenda Shaughnessy headline the second Brooklyn Independents reading at the Brooklyn Public Library's Dweck Center this Thursday.

Sponsored by A Public Space, Akashic Books, BOMB Magazine, Tin House, and Soft Skull. Thursday, March 6, 7pm
Brooklyn Public LibraryGrand Army Plaza
More information here.
We recommend getting there early.
The first event sold out and we had to turn people away.


Poet Laureate Chooses Two New Voices in American Poetry for 11th Annual Witter Bynner Award and Reading, March 6

Poet Laureate Charles Simic has chosen two new voices in poetry, business-development writer Matthew Thorburn and attorney Monica Youn, for the 2008 Witter Bynner Fellowships and will introduce the poets on March 6 at the Library of Congress.

Thorburn and Youn, both from New York City, will read from their works at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, in the Montpelier Room on the sixth floor of the James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C.

The event is free and open to the public; tickets are not required

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