Archive | September, 2011

Adam Fell – Amy Lawless – Matt Rohrer – Mike Soto – Eric Weinstein

20 Sep

7 PM on September 30’th @ Goodbye Blue Monday – Bushwick, Brooklyn


Adam Fell is the author of I AM NOT A PIONEER, published by H_NGM_N Books, and the chapbook Ten Keys to Being a Champion On and Off the Field (H_NGM_N, 2010). He is a graduate of UW-Madison & the Iowa Writers’ Workshop & teaches at Edgewood College in Madison, WI, where he co-curates the Monsters of Poetry reading series.

Amy Lawless is the author of Noctis Licentia (Black Maze Books 2008) and a four poem pamphlet from Greying Ghost Press. Her poems have been most recently published in No, Dear, LIT, Catch Up Louisville, Words Are Mighty, and Hail Satan! Contemporary Writing and Images from Hell. She has been named a 2011 New York Foundation for the Arts fellow. She was born and raised in Boston but lives in Brooklyn.

Matt L. Rohrer is a writer and musician from San Francisco who lives in Brooklyn. His writing has appeared in Tinfish, Skein, Watchword, The Surfer’s Journal, and other publications. His chapbook, Probability of Dependent Events,was recently published by Beard of Bees. He is a founding editor of Small Desk Press and a regular contributor to the literary blog We Who Are About To Die. He is a New York City Teaching Fellow and a Special Education high school teacher.

Mike Soto grew up in Dallas overhearing trains on the Santa Fe Railroad,and in a small town in Mexico, overhearing swallows. He received an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and Dalhart, TX.

Eric Weinstein is the author of a collection, Vivisection, which won the 2010 New Michigan Press/DIAGRAM chapbook competition. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the Best New Poets 2009 anthology, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Ploughshares, and others. He was recently named a finalist for both the 2011 Ruth Lilly Fellowship and the 2011 National Poetry Series. He lives in New York City.


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

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