Tuesday, June 16, 2009

A Week In WhatHaveYous

I have micro-reviews of J.Mae Barizo and Sam Starkweather's chapbooks here.
There are new reviews up on TPS
Jackie Clark reviews Justin Marks here
present a reading of new work by


In conjunction with the exhibition and newly published catalog "Jeannie Weissglass, New Paintings"

Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 7 pm
Clic Gallery, 255 Centre Street
RSVP to info@clicgallery.com

Max Blagg was born in England and has lived in NYC since 1971. Long recognized as an influential performer and highly respected writer on the New York literary scene, his work has appeared in numerous magazines, including Bomb, Shiny, Interview, Village Voice, Night, Verbal Abuse, Bald Ego, and Open City.

Max was recently a co-editor of the legendary arts and literary magazine, Bald Ego, with Glenn O'Brien.

He is on the visiting faculty of both the New School and SVA in New York City.

His most recent publications include “Don’t Look Back” a collaboration with Jack Pierson, “Marine - Ten Poems” catalog text for Alex Katz, “Things A Man Should Know”, with illustrations by Hugo Guinness.

An autobiographical book of stories, Ticket Out, is forthcoming.
yardmeter editions presents: poets Brenda Iijima & Daniel Lin,
multimedia artist Craig Foltz & jeweler/sculptor Kristin D'Agostino.

yardmeter editions is an events series that brings together artists,
writers, playwrights & other creative types in an informal setting in
the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.

:: Friday, June 19, 2009: 7:30pm
:: location: yardmeter studio
:: 267 douglass st, brooklyn, ny

Brenda Iijima's forthcoming works include revv. you'll--ution
(Displaced Press) & If Not Metamorphic (Ahsahta Press). She writes
about animal-ability. Present work deals with animals used as
surrogates by humans (other animals). She runs Portable Press at Yo-Yo
Labs & lives in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

Kristin D'Agostino is the side-project-queen of
participatory/dialogic/littoral/interventionist jewelery in New
Zealand. As she sees it jewelery is about relationships, so why stop
at the object? Why not make a relationship for her objects to live
within? She is actively recruiting North American participants for her
first bi-hemisphere, co-owned, brooch project called Rare Fungal
Behaviour & would very much like to see brooches popping up, like
ghosts, around the five Burroughs. You can find more information here

Craig Foltz is a writer and multi-media artist who lives on the slopes
of a dormant volcano in Auckland, New Zealand. This one is not a test.
If I understand the meaning of the word correctly. He is the author of
The States, from Ugly Duckling Presse, & you can see his work at

Daniel Lin has a chapbook, Tinder, from Nightboat Books, & has
recently published poems in Unsplendid, Notre Dame Review & The Jewish
Quarterly. He was a N.Y. Times Fellow at NYU & a Tennessee Williams
Scholar at Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He co-edits Love among the
Ruins, which will publish limited-edition chapbooks & an online

:: directions
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

:: http://www.yardmeter.blogspot.comm

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