Archive | February, 2013


9 Feb

February 22nd @ 6:30pm @ Goodbye Blue Monday – Bushwick, Brooklyn

James Capozzi was born in West Milford, NJ.  His first book, Country Album, won the New Measure Poetry Prize and is published by Parlor Press.  He lives in Richmond, VA.


Hannah Gamble is the author of Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast, selected by Bernadette Mayer for the 2011 National Poetry Series. She has received writing and teaching fellowships from the Edward F. Albee Foundation, Inprint Inc., The University of Houston, and Rice University. Her poems and interviews appear in APR, jubilat, Indiana Review, Forklift, Ohio, and elsewhere.


Adam Giannelli’s poetry and translations have appeared in the Kenyon Review, New England Review, Iowa Review, New American Writing, Field, Pleiades, and other journals. He is the editor of a book of literary criticism, High Lonesome: On the Poetry of Charles Wright (Oberlin College Press, 2005), and the translator of a book of prose poems by Uruguayan Marosa di Giorgio, Diadem (BOA, 2012). He is currently is a Brown-Neff Fellow in literature and creative writing at the University of Utah. He will be reading some his recent translations of di Giorgio’s surreal, garden poems.


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 Publishers Weekly picked for their Best Summer Books of 2012.


Leah Umansky’s first collection of poems, Domestic Uncertainties, is available now from BlazeVOX Books.  She is also the host/curator of the COUPLET Reading Series.  She received her BA in English/Creative Writing from SUNY Binghamton, her MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College.  She has been a contributing writer for BOMB Magazine’s BOMBLOG, a poetry reviewer for The Rumpus, and a guest blogger/live twitterer  for The Best American Poetry Blog. 

She is presently at work on her second collection of poems focusing on our technological world, AMC’s Mad Men, and life in the 21st century.  Read more at her blog:


Hosted by  Jenny Zhang  &  J. Hope Stein


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