Archive | October, 2011

Heather Christle – Paul Siegell – Jennifer Tamayo – Karen Weiser – Jared White

29 Oct

7 PM on November 18′th @ Goodbye Blue Monday – Bushwick, Brooklyn

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Heather Christle is the author of The Trees The Trees (Octopus Books, 2011) and The Difficult Farm (Octopus Books, 2009). Her third book, What Is Amazing, will be published by Wesleyan University Press in 2012. She is the web editor for jubilat and lives in Western Massachusetts.

Paul Siegell is the author of three books of poetry: wild life rifle fire (Otoliths Books, 2010), jambandbootleg (A-Head Publishing, 2009) and Poemergency Room (Otoliths Books, 2008). Paul is a senior editor at Painted Bride Quarterly, and has recently contributed to Black Warrior Review, Dark Sky Magazine, La Petite Zine and many other fine journals. Kindly find more of Paul’s work at ReVeLeR @ eYeLeVeL.

A writer, artist, & performer, Jennifer Tamayo is interested in the human body. Her manuscript, Red Missed Aches, Read Missed Aches, Red Mistakes, Read Mistakes was selected by Cathy Park Hong as the 2010 winner of Switchback Book’s Gatewood Prize and was published in June 2011. She serves as the Managing Editor at Futurepoem and teaches art and poetry to students in Harlem. Recent work can be found at Delirious Hem and the New Delta Review. Currently, JT is working on a project on desire, Harriet Tubman, girly things, falling in love, photography, having affairs, silence, stalking, letter writing, Alfred Hitchcock and other personal matters. More on JT can be found at http://www.jennifertamayo.com

Karen Weiser’s full-length collection To Light Out came out from Ugly Duckling Presse in 2010. She lives in New York City with five other creatures, two of them children, two pets. More information can be found at http://www.karenweiser.com.

Jared White lives in Brooklyn, where he co-directs the Yardmeter Editions event series and, with Farrah Field, he has recently founded a poetry bookstore, Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop. His chapbook Yellowcake was included in the hand-sewn anthology Narwhal from Cannibal Books in 2009. Poems and essays have also recently appeared in Action, Yes, Coconut, Harp & Altar, La Petite Zine, No, Dear, Open Letters Monthly, and We Are So Happy To Know Something. An occasional blog can be found at jaredswhite.blogspot.com.

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Goodbye Blue Monday

1087 Broadway
(corner of Dodworth St)
Brooklyn, NY 11221-3013
(718) 453-6343

J M Z trains to Myrtle Ave
or J train to Kosciusko St


Hosted by Steven Karl + Erika Moya + Christie Ann Reynolds

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Bruce Covey + Emily Kendal Frey (-) Eléna Rivera ~ Angela Veronica Wong = James Yeh

11 Oct

7 PM on October 28′th @ Goodbye Blue Monday – Bushwick, Brooklyn

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Bruce Covey’s fifth book of poetry, Reveal, will be published by Bitter Cherry Books before the end of 2011; his next-most-recent books are Glass Is Really a Liquid (2010) and Elapsing Speedway Organism (2006). He lives in Atlanta, GA, where he edits Coconut Poetry and curates the What’s New in Poetry Reading Series. He work has appeared in Best of the Net 2006 (selected by Paul Guest), Online Writing: The Best of the First Ten Years, The Holiday Album (selected by Elaine Equi), and Wingbeats: Exercises and Practice in Poetry, along with several other anthologies and journals.

Emily Kendal Frey is the author of THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE (published by Cleveland State University Poetry Center in 2011) as well as several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Eléna Rivera’s most recent books are The Perforated Map (Shearsman Books, 2011) and Remembrance of Things Plastic (LRL-e Editions, 2010). She won the 2010 Robert Fagles prize in translation for her translation of The Rest of the Voyage by Bernard Noël published by Graywolf Press (2011). She is the recipient of a 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Translation, and a 2009 Fundacíon Valparaíso Poetry Residency in Mojácar, Spain. She currently lives in New York City.

Angela Veronica Wong lives in Manhattan. Her chapbook Dear Johnny, In Your Last Letter was selected by Bob Hicok as a winner of the 2011 Poetry Society of America New York Chapbook Fellowship. She is also the author of the chapbooks 25 little red poems (dancing girl press 2012), to know this (Cy Gist Press 2009), and All the Little Red Girls (Flying Guillotine Press 2009). An e-chapbook will be released by YesYes Books in Fall 2011. Her first full-length collection of poems, entitled how to survive a hotel fire, is forthcoming from Coconut Books in Spring 2012. Visit http://www.angelaveronicawong.com

James Yeh is a founding editor of Gigantic. His fiction and nonfiction appears or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, NOON, Vice, PEN America, the anthology 30 Under 30, and elsewhere. A recipient of fellowships from The MacDowell Colony and Columbia University, he is a 2011 Center for Fiction NYC Emerging Writers Fellow. He lives just down the street from here and is one-half of the DJ party Kings County Society for Fitness, Science & Musical Merriment, which he will be DJing later tonight at Manhattan Inn, in Greenpoint.

at

Goodbye Blue Monday

1087 Broadway
(corner of Dodworth St)
Brooklyn, NY 11221-3013
(718) 453-6343

J M Z trains to Myrtle Ave
or J train to Kosciusko St


Hosted by Steven Karl + Erika Moya + Christie Ann Reynolds

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