Wednesday, April 29, 2009

10, 20, 30, 40, tell me that you want to hold me

Book Party to Celebrate the Release of Eric Baus' Tuned Droves

featuring readings from
Eric Baus
Cathy Park Hong
Karla Kelsey
& Keith Newton

music from Snowblink

Sunday May 3, 5:30-8pm
location: 267 douglass st, brooklyn, ny

from Union St (R / M trains): walk north three blocks on 4th Ave &
turn left on Douglass
from Atlantic / Pacific: walk south on 4th Ave for seven blocks & turn
right on Douglass

Eric Baus' Tuned Droves can also be ordered at
Read reviews here & here

This is a Yardmeter Editions Event:
Yardmeter Editions is an events series that brings together artists,
writers, playwrights & other creative types in an informal setting in
the Gowanaus neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.

Eric Baus was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1975. His publications
include Tuned Droves (Octopus Books, 2009), The To Sound (Verse Press,
2004; Winner of the 2002 Verse Press, selected by Forrest Gander), and
the chapbooks The Space Between Magnets (Diaeresis), A Swarm In The
Aperture (Margin to Margin), and Something Else The Music Was
(Braincase Press). He edits Minus House chapbooks, and currently lives
in Denver.

More information about Eric Baus can be found in

Cathy Park Hong's first book, Translating Mo'um was published in 2002
by Hanging Loose Press. Her second collection, Dance Dance Revolution,
was chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize & was published in 2007
by WW Norton. Hong is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship & a Village Voice
Fellowship for Minority Reporters. Her poems have been published in A
Public Space, Paris Review, Poetry, American Letters & Commentary,
Denver Quarterly, Jubilat, & other journals. She now lives in New York
City & is an Assistant Professor at Sarah Lawrence College.

For more information about her explore

Karla is the author of Knowledge, Forms, the Aviary, which was
selected by Carolyn Forche for the 2005 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. Little
Dividing Doors in the Mind, a chapbook, was published by Noemi Press
in 2005. Her recently completed manuscript, Iteration Nets, is
forthcoming from Ahsahta Press. Work from this book can be found in
journals such as Denver Quarterly, the New Review of Literature, and
Bird Dog. In addition, poems from this manuscript are included in the
anthology Joyful Noise: An Anthology of American Spiritual Poetry.
Karla was born and raised in Southern California & is now on the
creative writing faculty at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania.

To learn more about Karla go to

Keith Newton edits the online magazine Harp & Altar. His poems &
essays have recently appeared in Harvard Review, Cannibal & Octopus,
among other journals. His chapbook Sent Forth to Die in a Happy City
was published this year from Cannibal Books. He lives in Brooklyn.

To peruse the wonderful Harp & Altar click here:

Snowblink is Daniela Gesundheit and a rotating roster of accompanying
musicians. Daniela was conceived in Las Vegas in July 1981. Snowblink
was conceived in Los Angeles, twenty-three years later. This is what
the musical belly brought: songs featuring a rotating roster of
four-to-seven boy back-up singers, fiddle, harp, banjo, pedal steel,
and party trumpets.

Learn more about them & order cds at
Listen to their music at

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