Tuesday, September 23, 2008

What's Left of This Week's Death Match

Readings on Chrystie Street
Wednesday, Sept 24
7pm SHARP!

Come hear the dulcet tones of Amy Lawless and Jon Woodward at Home Sweet Home, 121 Chrystie St, on Wednesday Sept. 24th!! Also, take the opportunity to buy each of these fine poet's books, Amy Lawless' Noctis Licentia by Black Maze Books, and Jon Woodward's Mister Goodbye Easter Island by Alice James Books! And they'll be reading PROMPTLY AT SEVEN so be on time!!

How about an evening of food & wine?
Thursday, Sept. 25, 7 PM
Lit Mag Series: Diner Journal
With editors Anna Dunn and Mercedez Singleton
And contributors TBA
Diner Journal is the quarterly food magazine of Brooklyn restaurant Marlow and Sons. This evening contributors will read excerpts, key players in the birth of the magazine will talk about how it came to be, and local cheeses and some wines chosen by the restaurant's wine buyer will be served.

McNally Jackson Bookstore

September 23, 2008

Thursday, September 25th, 7:00PM
Gala Launch Reading
The New School
Tischman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street
New York, NY
Featuring readings by John Ashbery, Charles Bernstein,Ciaran Berry, Laura Cronk, Richard Howard, Dennis Nurske, Meghan O'Rourke, Lee Upton.
Series Editor David Lehman will moderate

Books will be for sale.

This Friday, September 26th, at 7pm

Doctors Cecily Iddings, Brett Price, Cynthia Arrieu-King & Linda Bamber Are In!

Cecily Iddings received an MA from the University of Georgia and an MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her poems and reviews have appeared in Harvard Review, jubilat, Meridian, Pleiades, Spinning Jenny, Verse, and Verse Daily, among other places. She is working on the second issue of The Blue Letter with Chris Hosea and is a former managing editor of Slope Editions.

Brett Price is an assistant editor of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking, and Light Industrial Safety. He is working toward an MFA at Bard College. His writing can be found in such journals as H_NGM_N, Octopus, The Incliner, and Milkmoney. He lives in Brooklyn.

Cynthia Arrieu-King is assistant professor of creative writing at Stockton College in New Jersey. Her work has or will appear in Prairie Schooner, Black Warrior Review, New Orleans Review, Jacket, Diagram, Octopus Magazine, Forklift Ohio, and elsewhere.

Linda Bamber was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up both there and abroad. She teaches literature and creative writing in the Tufts English Department. Her essay "Reading as a Buddhist," included in Buddha Mind in Contemporary Art, came out of her participation in a multi-year consortium on Buddhism in the arts. Her poems, stories, essays and reviews have appeared in The Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, Tikkun, The Nation, and Ploughshares, which awarded her the Ploughshares Prize for her story, "The Time-to-Teach-Jane-Eyre-Again Blues." She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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709 Lorimer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
(718) 302-3770

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Visit http://www.multifariousarray.blogspot.com/ for links to their
work and email me for more information.

Stain Bar, Friday September 26th 7pm
766 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY

Arpine Konyalian Grenier is a poet turned scientist and musician. Her work has appeared in How2, Columbia Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, Phoebe, Big Bridge, diode and elsewhere, including several anthologies. Part, Part Euphrates (NeO Pepper Press, 2007) is her latest publication.
Kristi Maxwell currently lives and writes in Cincinnati. She's the author of Realm Sixty-Four (Ahsahta, 2008), Elsewhere & Wise (Dancing Girl Press, 2008), and Hush Sessions (Saturnalia, forthcoming in 2009).
Alan Bajandas was picked up hitchhiking two days ago by a pain pill-popping Italian-American bounty hunter named Jason. Jason—a self-professed Wiccan, former Marine sniper, 23-year mixed martial arts master, widower, and lover of transsexual women—was on his way to
Knoxville, TN to persuade his drunk-driving father back to rehab by means of "a very large firearm." Jason had a heart of pure fucking gold and bought Alan a Smart Water. Alan was born and raised in Texas and will soon return to Brooklyn where he now resides. He is editor of The Open Face Sandwich, a print annual of uncommon and unpublishable prose.
Ariana Reines is the author of The Cow (Alberta Prize, FenceBooks 2006) and Coeur de Lion (Mal-O-Mar 2007). Two volumes of translation will appear in 2009: My Heart Laid Bare by Charles Baudelaire, for Mal-O-Mar, and Carnet de bal d'une courtisane by Griselidis Real, for
Semiotext(e). She is under commission with The Foundry Theatre in New York, making a play that will premiere in January 2009.
Larissa Shmailo's new chapbook is A Cure for Suicide (Cervena Barva Press 2008), and new poetry CD is Exorcism (SongCrew 2008). Larissa has been published in Fulcrum, Rattapallax, Drunken Boat, MiPoesias, and other publications. Larissa translated the Russian Futurist opera
Victory over the Sun by A. Kruchenych; a DVD of the original English-language production is part of the collection of the New York Museum of Modern Art. She also contributed translations to the anthology Contemporary Russian Poetry published by Dalkey Archive Press. Larissa Shmailo is a director of TWiN Poetry, an informal international collective of recording poets and their listeners and a public coordinator for the annual Fulcrum. Her first poetry CD, The No-Net World (SongCrew 2006) has been heard on radio and Internet broadcasts across the U.S. and the U.K. Larissa is listed in the Poetry Kit Who's Who in poetry.
Erin Virgil is an MFA student at Naropa University. For money she writes the greetings in campy greeting cards and moonlights as a bad secretary. Besides the front page in a Steve McQueen calendar, she has not published any writing lately.
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brooklyn, ny 11211
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