I've been listening to the new Asobi Seksu single a lot.
Here's an awesome interview with small press chapbook publishers Kevin Sampsell (who I once worked with at Powell's and was kind enough to give Peptic Robot Press the ISBN for my first chapbook), Justin Marks, and others.
Tomorrow is the last debate.
There's this on Thursday:
Readings at Max Protetch
Joshua Beckman & Edmund Berrigan
Thursday, October 16
Joshua Beckman is the author of a number of books of poetry, most recently GENTLE READER!, a self-published collaboration with Anthony McCann and Matthew Rohrer. He lives in Seattle and Brooklyn.
Edmund Berrigan is the author of Disarming Matter (Owl Press, 1999) and Glad Stone Children (Farfalla, 2008), and is co-editor with Alice Notley and Anselm Berrigan of the Collected Poems of Ted Berrigan (University of California, 2005) and the forthcoming Selected Poems of Ted Berrigan (University of California, 2009). He is also a copy editor at Chemical Week Magazine.
Hosted by Stuart Krimko and Christopher Stackhouse.
The reading is free and open to the public.
Max Protetch Gallery
511 West 22nd St.
New York NY
Friday looks like this for poetry:
This Friday, October 17, 7pm
Devin Johnston, Jeff Clark, DJ Dolack & Katie Fowley
Will Actualize Your Self Success and Make the Rest of Your Life the BEST of Your Life!
Devin Johnston is the author of three books of poetry, the most recent of which is SourcesCreaturely will be published by Turtle Point Press in 2009. He co-directs Flood Editions, an independent publishing house, and teaches at Saint Louis University. (Turtle Point Press, 2008). A book of his essays entitled
Jeff Clark was born in southern California in 1971. He is the author of The Little Door Slides Back and Music and Suicide (both from FSG), as well as 2A, which he co-wrote wtih Geoffrey G. O'Brien. For 12 years he's made his living as a book designer, and currently runs a design studio called Quemadura. He lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan, with his partner, the poet Christine Hume, and their daughter Juna Hume Clark.
DJ Dolack's most recent work can be found in (or is forthcoming from) Octopus Magazine, Handsome, and Diode. He is a contributing editor at Eye For An Iris Press. His chapbook, The Sad Meal, is available through Black Ocean. He currently lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Katie Fowley received a BA in English from Macalester College in 2007. Her book reviews appear in Rain Taxi: Review of Books. She is a founding editor of Lightful Press, and she lives in Sunnyside, Queens.Only at Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
"L" to Lorimer, "G" to Metropolitan.
& back to music- come see my friend's band:
From Monument To Masses is going to be playing a NYC show before we embark on our
European tour in October.
We're playing the Tap Bar stage at The Knitting Factory on Friday
October 17th with Golden City (Ex-Christie Front Drive). If any of
you know who Christie Front Drive are, you're OG.
So yeah, check us out: http://www.myspace.com/