I hope you will join me for two extraordinary readings.
First, this Friday, November 1 at Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, I am delighted to be reading with:
Terese Svoboda, author of five books of poetry, six novels, the 2007 Graywolf Nonfiction Prize-winning memoir Black Glasses Like Clark Kent, a book of translation, and over a hundred published short stories. She recently published two novels, Pirate Talk or Mermelade (Dzanc Books, 2010) and Bohemian Girl (Bison Books, 2011).
Yuriy Tarnawsky, author of twenty collections of poetry, eight books of fiction, seven plays, a biography, as well as numerous articles and translations, his English language books include the novel Three Blondes and Death, a collection of stories Short Tails, three collections of mininovels The Placebo Effect Trilogy, the play Not Medea, and Modus Tollens (Jaded Ibis).
Marc Vincenz, author ofThe Propaganda Factory, or Speaking of Trees (2011); Gods of a Ransacked Century (Unlikely Books, 2013), Mao's Mole (Neopoiesis Press, 2013) and forthcoming, Beautiful Rush (Unlikely Books, 2014) and a meta-novel, Behind the Wall at the Sugar Works (Spuyten Duyvil, 2014).
Marthe Reed, author of pleth (Unlikely Books, 2013), (em)bodied bliss (Moria Books 2013), Gaze (Black Radish Books) and Tender Box, A Wunderkammer (Lavender Ink), and forthcoming in 2014 Nights Reading (Lavender Ink). She publishes Black Radish Books with Nicole Mauro and with Jonathan Penton is Managing Editor of the newly revived journal Fulcrum Poetry.
Then Saturday, November 2, a fabulous line-up of FIVE POETS at Sidewalk on Avenue A and hosted by yours truly!!
Marc Vincenz and Marthe Reed (see above) and:
Susana Gardner is the author of the full-length poetry collections
CADDISH (Xexoxial Editions, 2013), HERSO (Black Radish Books,
2011) and [ LAPSED INSEL WEARY ] (The Tangent Press, 2008). She recently left Zürich, Switzerland and moved to Rhode Island, where she also edits and curates the online poetics journal and experimental kollektiv press, Dusie.
Michael Ruby is a poet and journalist who lives in Brooklyn. He's the author of two poetry books, At an Intersection and Window on the City, and the editor of Washtenaw County Jail and Other Writings by David Herfort.
Ocean Vuong is the author of two chapbooks: No (YesYes Books, 2013) and Burnings (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2010), which was an
American Library Association’s Over The Rainbow selection and has been taught widely in universities, both in America and abroad. A recipient of a 2013 Pushcart Prize, other honors include fellowships from Kundiman, Poets House, and the Saltonstall Foundation For the Arts.
I hope you will join us!
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