Popsickle Literary Festival, July 24 & 25 – and an announcement

12 Jul

Dear Stain-goers,

Before we tell you all about the next poetry extravaganza from Stain, we have an exciting announcement for you. As of 2011, Stain of Poetry will be directed by three brilliant new curators: the poets Steven Karl, Erika Moya, and Christie Ann Reynolds. The Stain of Poetry founder Amy King & her co-director Ana Božičević — ie, we — will bow out to focus on our new books and on editing the soon-to-launch e-journal ESQUE.

Our incoming trio of curators will introduce themselves to you at POPSICKLE: A Festival of Literary Arts on July 24 & 25, where they will host the Stain portion of the readings, as well as at regularly scheduled Stain readings throughout the summer and fall. Don’t worry, we (Amy and Ana) will be around till the close of year, so there will be plenty of opportunity to raise glasses of sake lemonade together. We are so excited to welcome Steven, Erika & Christie Ann to Stain of Poetry!

The next Stain reading will be part of POPSICKLE: A Festival of Literary Arts:

POPSICKLE 2010 unites Brooklyn’s literary curators for a two-day festival of readings, performances and screenings. The festival will take place on July 24th and 25th, from 3-8 PM on Saturday July 24th & 1-5 PM on Sunday July 25th.

POPSICKLE will take place at Bushwick’s beloved MARKET HOTEL at 1142 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn.

Readers for the Festival include:

Ben Fama, Brett Price & Dani Leventhal, Carter Edwards, Dan Magers, Eddie Hopely, Emily Pettit, Evan Burton, Gina Abelkop, James Copeland, Joshua Mehigan, Lauren, Russell, Leigh Stein, Marc Nasdor, Michael Barron, Natalie Lyalin, Nicole Trigg, Paige Taggart, Timothy Donnelly and more.

Curated by the series organizers of the following: Body Actualized Control, The Bushwick Reading Series, CROWD, POETRY Time at SPACE SPACE, STAIN, and SUPERMACHINE.

Show up on July 24th and 25 for Bushwick’s first monster literary festival, and visit http://popsicklefestival.blogspot.com/ for updates.

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