Thursday, January 22, 2009

Human Heat for Winter Weeks

Thursday, January 22nd 7:30 at Solas Bar 232 E. 9th Street
With New York legends Simon Pettet and Susie Timmons!


EARSHOT is off to a great start this year! Help us keep going strong and join us on Friday, January 23rd at 8 PM at ROSE LIVE MUSIC, on 345 Grand Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn!

Our featured readers will be X-ing Books superstars JUSTIN TAYLOR (author of More Perfect Depictions of Noise) and JEREMY SCHMALL (author of Open Correspondence from the Senator)! As usual, three MFA readers of the highest caliber will be joining them. And admission is a mere $5, which gets you a free drink! Call it the Recession Special. See you there!

Your pal,


Join us at our new venue, ROSE LIVE MUSIC, located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn!

*Friday, January 23rd at 8 PM*
Admission: $5 + FREE DRINK!

Hosted by Nicole Steinberg

Justin Taylor (More Perfect Depictions of Noise)
Jeremy Schmall
(Open Correspondence from the Senator)
Monica Wendel (New York University)
Dawn Marie Knopf (Columbia University)
Barbara Sueko McGuire (Sarah Lawrence College)

ROSE LIVE MUSIC is located at 345 Grand Street in Brooklyn, between Havemeyer and Marcy. Visit their website for directions:


Dear Friends,

We are very pleased to announce the launch of Triptych Readings* on Monday January 26, when we will be hosting the venerable Charles Bernstein, former editor of L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E magazine and myriad anthologies, author of fifteen poetry collections and four collections of essays; Shanxing Wang, author of the enthusiastically reviewed collection, Mad Science in Imperial City; and Christopher Stackhouse, visual/performance artist, author of the chapbook Slip and generator of drawings and collaborative author (with John Keene) of a collection entitled Seismosis. We are thrilled to have these three fantastic poets with us and hope you'll come out to the 11th Street Bar and listen up!

Monday January 26, 7 PM
Charles Bernstein
Shanxing Wang
Christopher Stackhouse

510 E. 11th Street
Between Avenues A & B
Closest subway: L to 1st Avenue. Also walkable: F/V at 2nd Ave, L at 3rd Ave or 14th Street / Union Square 4/5/6/N/Q/R/W/L.
Look for a small porch and the Guinness sign outside the bar.

Check out our brand-new website: Click on the bar's address on our site for a google map, and click on readers' names to read their poems!

Charles Bernstein's books include Blind Witness: Three American Operas (Factory School), new in 2008; Girly Man (University of Chicago Press), now in paperback; Shadowtime (Green Integer), libretto for an opera on Benjamin; Republics of Reality: 1975-1995 (Sun & Moor Press), Content's Dream: Essays 1975-1984 (Northwestern), and Controlling Interests (Roof). He is Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. More info:

Shanxing Wang was born in Qi county, Jinzhong, Shanxi province, China in 1965. In 1991, he moved to the U.S. to pursue a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. He began reading and writing poetry in 2002 while teaching Engineering at Rutgers University. His first book, Mad Science in Imperial City (Futurepoem, 2005), was the winner of the 2006 Asian American Literary Award for Poetry. He lives and writes in Queens, New York.

Christopher Stackhouse
is the author of poetry collected in the chapbook Slip (Corollary Press, 2005); co-author of Seismosis (1913 Press 2006), a collaboration featuring Stackhouse's drawings and John Keene's text. He holds an MFA from Bard College; is a Cave Canem Writers Fellow; and is a 2005 Fellow in Poetry, New York Foundation for the Arts. His recent essays have been published in the literary journal American Poet, and the anthology A Best of Fence: The First Nine Years. He will be a guest faculty member in the Naropa University Summer Writing Program 2009, at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado. Currently completing a manuscript of poetry, while also doing research for the development of a non-fiction book on poetics, Stackhouse lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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