Archive | September, 2010

September 24, Friday ~ Deborah Ager, Eric Amling, Laura Hinton, Janet Holmes, Filip Marinovich & Debrah Morkun!

20 Sep

7 PM on September 24 @ Goodbye Blue Monday – Bushwick, Brooklyn


Deborah Ager‘s first book, Midnight Voices, was published in 2009.
Her poems appear in Best New Poets 2006, The Bloomsbury Review, New England Review, The Georgia Review, Quarterly West and New South. She’s received fellowships from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and she received a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She is founding editor of 32 Poems Magazine. Many poems first appearing in 32 Poems have been honored in the Best American Poetry and Best New Poets anthologies and on Verse Daily and Poetry Daily.


Eric Amling is the author of several chapbooks including TWIN VAPOR (Human Hair & Co.), SPLIT LEVEL IGLOO (Human Hair & Co.), and the most recent NINE LIVE TWO-HEADED ANIMALS (Greying Ghost Press). His illustrations and books can be found at


Laura Hinton is the author of a poetry book, Sisyphus My Love (To Record a Dream in a Bathtub) (BlazeVox), and a critical book, The Perverse Gaze of Sympathy: Sadomasochistic Sentiments from Clarissa to Rescue 911 (SUNY Press). She is also the co-editor of We Who Love to Be Astonished: Experimental Women’s Writing and Performance Poetics (University of Alabama Press). She has edited three special sections for the online journal How2, including the current feature, “Reading Carla Harryman.” She is now at work (co-editor) of a special issue in Postmodern Culture on poet’s theater, as well as a book on women’s hybrid poetry and the arts. She is a Professor of English at the City College of New York. In New York City she edits a chapbook series, Mermaid Tenement Press, and comments on feminism and the hybrid arts at her blog site “Chant de la Sirene” (


Janet Holmes is author of five books of poetry, most recently The ms of my kin (Shearsman) and F2F (U of Notre Dame Pr). She is also director and editor of Ahsahta Press, a 35-year-old all-poetry press based at Boise State University, and professor of English there in the MFA Program in Creative Writing.


Filip Marinovich is the author of ZERO READERSHIP (Ugly Duckling Presse 2008) and of the forthcoming AND IF YOU DON’T GO CRAZY I’LL MEET YOU HERE TOMORROW (Ugly Duckling Presse 2011). He is a poet living in New York City.


Debrah Morkun lives in Philadelphia, where she is the founding member of The New Philadelphia Poets, a group committed to expanding the spaces for poetry in Philadelphia. Her first full-length book, Projection Machine, was released by BlazeVox Books April 2010. View some of her work at


Goodbye Blue Monday

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(corner of Dodworth St)
Brooklyn, NY 11221-3013
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or J train to Kosciusko St


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Our Fall Calendar!

8 Sep

September 24
Deborah Ager, Eric Amling, Laura Hinton, Janet Holmes, Filip Marinovich, Debrah Morkun

October 29
Cristiana Baik, Thomas Devaney, Carla Drysdale, Ruth Lepson, Rick Reid, Michael Schiavo

November 19
Douglas Allen, Macgregor Card, Kathy Fagan, Richard Jeffrey Newman, Chris Salerno, Rob Schlegel