Thursday, February 25, 2010

Reading & Friday's Slugfest

Spooky Boyfriend 5 is live.
Come this Friday, February 26th, 7pm

to discuss life-saving measures which will save your life with

Todd Colby, Kate Schapira, Urayoán Noel & Brenda Coultas!

Todd Colby has published four books of poetry: Ripsnort (1994), Cush
(1995), Riot in the Charm Factory: New and Selected Writings (2000),
and Tremble & Shine (2004), all published by Soft Skull Press. Todd
has performed his poetry on PBS and MTV, and his collaborative books
and paintings with artist David Lantow can be seen in the Brooklyn
Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art special collections
libraries. Todd serves on the Board of Directors for The Poetry
Project, where he has also taught several poetry workshops.

Kate Schapira is the author of TOWN (Factory School, Heretical Texts,
2010) and several chapbooks with Flying Guillotine Press, Portable
Press at Yo-Yo Labs, Cy Gist Press, Rope-A-Dope Press and horse less
press, as well as her own kitchen-table imprint, In Hand Books. She
runs the Publicly Complex reading series in Providence, RI.

Urayoán Noel is a South-Bronx-based PPP (Puerto Rican poet and
performer) who teaches at SUNY-Albany. His most recent poetry book/CD
is Boringkén (Callejón, 2008). A contributing editor of Mandorla, he
recently co-edited The Portable Boog Reader 4, and is currently
completing a book on Nuyorican poetry as well as various analog and
digital Latin/o/Ame/Rican translation projects.

Brenda Coultas is the author of The Marvelous Bones of Time (2008) and
A Handmade Museum (2003) from Coffee House Press, which won the Norma
Farber Award from The Poetry Society of America, and a Greenwall Fund
publishing grant from the Academy of American Poets. She has received
a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship (NYFA) and a Lower
Manhattan Cultural Council residency (LMCC). Coultas recently served
as visiting poet at Long Island University in Brooklyn New York.

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EARSHOT hosts its five-year anniversary event Friday, Feb. 26, 7:30
p.m., at Rose Live Music, 345 Grand St., Brooklyn, featuring Kate
Greenstreet, Jennifer Firestone, Megan Williams, Margarita Delcheva and
New School's Jeff T. Johnson, and hosted by Nicole Steinberg. Admission
is $5, but includes a free drink. Visit for
more information.