Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Atlanta Here We Come

Thursday, September 29
· 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Emory Bookstore

What's New in Poetry?

Please join us this Thursday for the next installment of the What's New in Poetry? Series, featuring readings by Kiki Petrosino, Steven Karl, and Angela Veronica Wong.

About the readers:

Kiki Petrosino earned a BA from the University of Virginia, an MA in humanities from the University of Chicago, and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She is the author of Fort Red Border (2009). Fort Red Border—the title is an anagram of... “Robert Redford”—addresses love, intimacy, food, race, and contemporary culture. Petrosino spent two years teaching English and Italian at a private school in Switzerland. She works for the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.

Steven Karl is the author of the chapbooks, emissions/ of (H_NGM_N, 2011), (Ir)Rational Animals (Flying Guillotine Press, 2010) and with the artist, Joseph Lappie, State(s) of Flux (Peptic Robot Press, 2009). His poems have recently appeared in or are forthcoming from With + Stand, Jellyfish, EOAGH, Taiga, and paxamericana. In one way or another he is involved with Coldfront Magazine, Sink Review, Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series, Borough Writer Workshops, and Writopia. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. Visit

Angela Veronica Wong is the author of three chapbooks: 25 little red poems (Dancing Girl press forthcoming), to know this (Cy Gist Press), All the Little Red Girls (Flying Guillotine Press). Her poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Columbia Poetry Review, Adj. Noun, Vandal, Barrow Street, Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat, and WOMB. She has recently returned from a Fulbright in Taipei and resides in New York City.

Monday, September 12, 2011

I'm doing this on Friday

No, Dear on Friday, September 16th 2011 for a reading at Unnameable Books as we honor some of the fine poets published in past issues over the past few years. We have an incredible line-up: Marina Blitshteyn, Anelise Chen, Steven Karl, Matt Reeck, Matthew Rohrer and, Ken L. Walker!

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Manhattan & Brooklyn Get Up to Get Down

721 Franklin Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Curated by Niina Pollari, Steven Karl
Hosted by Niina Pollari

100,000 Poets for Change ( is a forum for GLOBAL readings for social change, happening on the same day (Sept. 24th). This format/forum is especially exciting because it simultaneously demonstrates the potential of both individual and international communities. Our Brooklyn edition of the reading will feature:

Tricia Taaca
Mark Bibbins
Brenda Ijima
Amy King
Ana Bozicevic
Hanna Andrews
David James Miller

Come to LaunchPad for the reading, hang out with us in the garden afterward, and support poetry as a forum for social change. And remember to check the website for all the global updates -- and see the updated information for our edition at