Thursday's can be fairly intense when it comes to attending readings- this Thursday is no different with three heavy-hitters- 2 in Manhattan & 1 in Brooklyn.
Word of Mouth April 10th at 7pm@ Bluestockings Radical Books1
72 Allen St. (Between Stanton and Rivington)
Readers will be:
Melissa Febos (non-fiction)
John Findura (poetry)
Colie Hoffman (poetry)
Visit www.megpunschke.com/wordofmouth.html for a complete list of events.
We hope you will join us at 7 PM on Thursday April 10th at Melville House Books for a celebration of the need for a second printing of The Agriculture Reader, a handmade arts annual. Editors Jeremy Schmall and Justin Taylor, and Ag contributor (and Melville House author) Tao Lin will read. Akashic Books editor Aaron Petrovich will perform A Kind of Madness. The spirit of the independent press will be venerated. Cans of beer will hiss when you open them. You'll be sure you've seen that guy before, but where? No, not that guy, Sarah—the one over there, by the front door, with the blonde. Maybe we went to school with him. Copies of The Agriculture Reader #2, as well as all Melville House Books, will be available for purchase at the event.
Melville House Books is located at 145 Plymouth Street in DUMBO. F to York Street.
+ Reader/performer bios
Tao Lin is the author of the books Bed, Eeeee Eee Eeee, you are a little bit happier than i am, and several e-books. His new poetry collection, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, will be published this May by Melville House. His website is http://reader-of-depressing-books.blogspot.com/
Jeremy Schmall is the editor and founder of The Agriculture Reader, a small-run, handmade art journal, and the author of a chapbook, Underneath an Obnoxious Moon, and an artist book, The Slapdown. He's been published in Hotel St. George, Pilot, Juked, and Forklift, OH: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking, & Light Industrial Safety. He lives in Brooklyn.
Justin Taylor is the editor of The Apocalypse Reader, and Come Back, Donald Barthelme. His writing has been published by NPR, Paste, YETI, and numerous other journals, magazines and websites. His essay, "Fort Smith, Arkansas: A Monologue" was an honorable mention in Best American Essays 2007. http://www.justindtaylor.net/
Aaron Petrovich is a writer of fiction and theatre. He is the editor and cofounder of Hotel St. George Press and an associate editor at Akashic Books. His theatrical works have appeared inn the Midtown International Theatre Festival, Manhattan Theatre Source, and elsewhere. His debut novella, The Session, was published by Hotel St. George in 2007. A Kind of Madness is the audio portion of Agriculture Reader #2.
Thursday April 10, 7pm (doors open at 6)
Jimmy's No. 43, NYC7th St between 2nd and 3rd Ave
Jessamyn LeeAbry Montablano
Daniel C. MetzJ
Musical performance by The Acoustic Sprinkle Geni