Wednesday, October 6, 2010

A FEW RDGS THIS WEEK

10PM | Friday, October 8th

The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church

131 E. 10th St.

New York, NY


w/ David Lau


David Lau's first book of poetry, Virgil and the Mountain Cat, came out last year from UC Press. He is co-editor of Lana Turner: a Journal of Poetry and Opinion. He teaches regularly at Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz; for spring 2011, he is visiting faculty in the graduate program in creative writing at St. Mary’s College. New poems are forthcoming in A Public Space and Columbia. His other ongoing projects include Laborland, a video documentary on labor and art in California, and political organizing with the student movement in the golden state.


7PM | Saturday, October 9th

Flying Object

42 West Street

Hadley, MA


w/ Ben Fama and Christie Ann Reynolds


Ben Fama is the author of the chapbook Aquarius Rising (Ugly Duckling Presse) and co-author of the chapbook Girl Boy Girl Boy (The Corresponding Society). He is the founder of the Brooklyn-based Supermachine Reading Series and poetry journal. His work has appeared in GlitterPony, notnostrums, EOAGH and No, Dear Magazine, among others.


Christie Ann Reynolds is a native New Yorker and holds degrees from Hofstra University, Queens College and The New School. Her chapbook, idiot heart, was chosen in 2008 by Brenda Shaughnessy for The New School Chapbook Competition. She is the co-author of a chapbook, Girl Boy Girl Boy forthcoming with Correspondences and author of Revenge Poems, Supermachine’s first chapbook. Christie Ann was the recipient of a 2003 undergraduate Academy of American Poetry Award. Some of her work has been published or is forthcoming in Blaze Vox, La Petite Zine, The Houston Literary Review, Pax Americana, Maggy, Sub-Lit, and others. She teaches writing at Hofstra University, for The Borough Writing Workshop and is co-curator of the Stain of Poetry Reading Series.


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