Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Baus in the house

Eric Baus is the author of The To Sound (Wave Books) and Tuned Droves (Octopus Books). He edits Minus House chapbooks and writes about poetry audio recordings on the site To The Sound. He lives in Denver.

Adam Chiles' first book Evening Land was published this year by Cinnamon Press in the UK. His work has appeared in Best New Poets 2006, Indiana Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Gulf Coast, Free Verse and others. He currently teaches English and Creative Writing at Northern Virginia Community College.

Mark Horosky was born in the 1970's and raised in New Haven, CT. He was educated at Southern CT State University (BA), University of Arizona (MFA), and Pace University (Masters of Science in Teaching). He is a Special Education Instructor in Brooklyn. His writing has appeared recently in Cue and Tight magazines. His new chapbook is out: Let It Be Nearby (with artwork by Amie Robinson; Cue Editions). He lives in Brooklyn with Miriam and Lucas.
Miriam Benatti lives and works as a licensed massage therapist in New York City. In between changing diapers, rubbing bodies, and cooking cutlets, she's currently working on a chapbook of poems called Open Your Mouth.

Only at Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
(718) 302-3770

"L" to Lorimer, "G" to Metropolitan.

21st annual indie/small press book fair featuring Marsh Hawk Press, Black Ocean, and Ugly Duckling:

SATURDAY, December 6, 2008 10 am to 6 pm
SUNDAY, December 7, 2008 11 am to 5 pm Free Admission

The New York Center for Independent Publishing
20 West 44th Street (5/6) New York City


Polestar Numero Cinco

Sunday, December 7, 2008
5 pm

Eve Grubin.
Cate Marvin.
Kathleen Ossip.

Downstairs at CAKESHOP
152 Ludlow (between Stanton & Rivington)

Trains to:
Delancey-Essex Sts (F, J, M, Z)
2nd Ave-Houston St (F, V)
Grand St (B, D)

About the Poets!

Eve Grubin's book of poems, Morning Prayer, was published by the Sheep Meadow Press. Her essay "After Eden: The Veil as a Conduit to the Internal" appeared in The Veil: Women Writers on Its History, Lore, and Politics (U of CA Press, 2008). Her poems have been published in the American Poetry Review, The New Republic, The New York Sun, Barrow Street, and many other journals and magazines. A chapbook size group of poems appeared in Conjunctions with an introduction to her work by Fanny Howe. She teaches at The New School and the City College of New York, and she runs the Arts Fellowships Program at the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. She is a doctoral candiate in English Literature at CUNY, a senior editor at Lyric Poetry Review, and she publishes her essays in The Forward,,, and elsewhere.

Cate Marvin's first book, World's Tallest Disaster, was chosen by Robert Pinksy for the 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize and published by Sarabande Books in 2001. In 2002, she received the Kate Tufts Discovery Prize. Her poems have appeared in The New England Review, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, Fence, The Paris Review, The Cincinnati Review, Slate, Verse, Boston Review, and Ninth Letter. She is co-editor with poet Michael Dumanis of the anthology Legitimate Dangers: Poets of the New Century (Sarabande Books, 2006). Her second book of poems, Fragment of the Head of a Queen was published by Sarabande in August 2007. A recent Whiting Award recipient and 2007 NYFA Gregory Millard Fellow, she teaches poetry writing in Lesley University's Low-Residency MFA Program and is an associate professor in creative writing at the College of Staten Island.

Kathleen Ossip is the author of The Search Engine and of Cinephrastics, a chapbook of movie poems. Her poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry, Paris Review, Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, the Washington Post, Fence, and Poetry Review (London). She teaches at The New School, where she serves as an Editor at Large for LIT, and she is the Poetry Editor of Women's Studies Quarterly. She has received = a fellowship in poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

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