Archive | September, 2012

[Melissa Broder] [Christopher DeWeese] [Douglas Piccinnini] [Leigh Stein] [Jordan Stempleman]

17 Sep

7pm Friday, September 21st @ Goodbye Blue Monday – Bushwick, Brooklyn


Melissa Broder is the author of two poetry collections, most recently MEAT HEART. Poems appear in Guernica, The Missouri Review, Redivider, Court Green, et al. She edits La Petite Zine.

Christopher DeWeese is the author of The Black Forest (Octopus Books, 2012). His poems have appeared inBoston Review, jubilat, and Tin House. He teaches at Smith College.

Douglas Piccinnini is the author of SOFT (The Cultural Society), CRYSTAL HARD-ON (Minutes Books) and, with Cynthia Gray and Camilo Roldán the forthcoming bilingual text, ∆ (Minutes Books / TPR Press). His first full-length book will appear with The Cultural Society in spring 2013. Recent work can be found inThe Sonnets: Translating and Rewriting Shakespeare ⎯ ed. Paul Legualt and Sharmila Cohen (Nightboat Books, 2012), Lana TurnerSolicitations (American Books, 2012), The Writing Machine with Cynthia Gray, The Cultural Society, Judah Rubin’s The Death and Life of American Cities, as well as new prose in Folklore and a collaboration with artist Jenna Ransom forthcoming in Diner Journal.
Leigh Stein is the author of the novel THE FALLBACK PLAN, which New York Magazine called “a masterwork of the post-collegiate babysitting genre,” and a book of poems, DISPATCH FROM THE FUTURE, which was a Publishers Weekly pick for Best Summer Books of 2012. Her non-fiction has appeared in Allure and Bookforum. Follow her @rhymeswithbee
Jordan Stempleman‘s most recent collections of poetry are No, Not Today (Magic Helicopter Press, 2012) and Doubled Over (BlazeVOX Books, 2009). He co-editsThe Continental Review, teaches writing and literature at the Kansas City Art Institute, and curates A Common Sense Reading Series.

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