Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Home Review Segues Into Where I Stay Fou You

Now Online: The Home Video Review of Books, Vol 2, Issue 3: April/May 2009

The Home Video Review of Books is a (mostly) monthly online review
journal of poetry & lyric prose.

Reviews of

Notes on Conceptualisms, by Vanessa Place & Robert Fitterman
To Hell With Sleep by Anselm Berrigan
UNION!, by Ish Klein
Lullaby: Speculations on the first active sense, by Christine Hume &
music by James Marks
Full Catastrophe Living, by Zach Savich
Survey Says!, by Nathan Austin
Bob, or Man on Boat, by Peter Markus
The Belladonna Elders Series #3, by Chris Kraus & Tisa Bryant
Night-Sea, by Rachel Moritz
from Disclosure, by Dana Teen Lomax
Quarry, by Carolyn Guinzio
Prairie Style, by C. S. Giscombe
Areas of Fog, by Joseph Massey
More Perfect Depictions of Noise, by Justin Taylor
12 X 12: Conversations in 21st-Century Poetry and Poetics, ed. by
Christina Mengert & Joshua Marie Wilkinson
speaking off centre, by James Cummins
Tree of No, by Sandy Florian
The Tangled Line, by Tod Marshall

Julia Cohen & Mathias Svalina

Staff Reviewers:
Zachary Schomburg, Daniela Gesundheit, Dan Goldman, Stephanie Sherman,
Jeff Downey, Ken Rumble, Jon Pack, Jayna Maleri, Mary Turnipseed, Elisabeth
Reinkordt, Alex Goldberg, Ben Schechter, Hungry Wilcox & Nathan Young

To submit a book for review send review copies to:

c/o Julia Cohen & Mathias Svalina
505 62nd St, #C2
Brooklyn, NY 11220
The Seque Series

Featuring: Mei-mei Berssenbrugge & Jonathan Skinner

Saturday, May 23, 2009 ** 4PM SHARP**

Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, $6 admission

hosted by Kristen Gallagher & Tim Peterson

Mei-mei Berssenbruggewas born in Beijing and grew up in Massachusetts. She is the author of numerous volumes of poetry, most recently I Love Artists: New and Selected Poems (University of California Press, 2006) and Concordance(Kelsey St. Press, 2006), a collaboration with Kiki Smith.

Jonathan Skinneris a poet, translator and critic, as well as editor of the journal ecopoetics. Skinner completed his Ph.D. in

English at SUNY Buffalo. In 2005, he published his first full-length poetry collection, Political Cactus Poems (Palm Press).
440 Gallery Reading

Featuring: New School Instructor and Alumnus Andrew Zornoza, New School Alumnus Cate Peebles, and Elizabeth Isadora Gold

Sunday, May 24th from 4:40 to 6 pm

@440 Gallery, 440 6th Ave. at 9th St., F to 7th Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn

Andrew Zornoza is the author of the photo-prose novel Where I Stay. Born in Houston, Texas and now residing in Brooklyn, his fiction and essays have appeared in magazines such as Gastronomica, Sleepingfish, H.O.W Journal, Confrontation, Porcupine Literary Arts, CapGun, and Matter Magazine, among others. He teaches writing at The New School University and fiction at Gotham Writer's Workshop. For more, see

Elizabeth Isadora Gold’s work has appeared in publications including The Believer, Tin House, Time Out New York, Philadelphia Magazine, Philadelphia City Paper, The Forward, and Bust. In 2006, her Philadelphia piece about soul music impresario Kenny Gamble was selected for The Philadelphia Reader (Temple University Press), a collection of the magazine’s best profiles. Her memoir, Philly Soul, is about Rhythm & Blues, and growing up bohemian. She’s currently working on DON'T TOUCH ME!, a surreal novel about a born-again Christian teen-pop singing reality-TV star.

Cate Peebles lives in Brooklyn and is an assistant at the literary agency Sobel Weber Associates. She has previously worked as the Assistant to the Editor of George, Being George (Random House, 2009), an oral biography of George Plimpton, an intern at the CLMP, a waitress, and a barista. She received her BA from Reed College in 2002, and an MFA from The New School in 2007. Her poetry has appeared online and in print in such journals as: Tin House, Octopus, La Petite Zine, MiPoesias, CutBank, Cannibal, Forklift, Ohio, and Tight. Poems have been anthologized in Boog City Reader: An Antholgy of New York City Poets and Satellite Convulsions: Poems from Tin House. She co-edits the online poetry magazine, Fou (

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