Wednesday, February 27, 2008
February 15th – Pierre Joris & Dan Machlin
March 7th – Laura Goode, Kristi Maxwell & Kate Shapira
April 4th – Farrah Field, Michael Schiavo & Jared White
May 2nd – Sommer Browning, Jordan Davis & Patrick Morrissey
All events are free and good for the unattended corners of your being.
Events at East Coast Aliens, Jimmy's No. 43 Stage & Unnameable Books shall be shouted about soon.
invite you to experience leap year w/
Buck Downs, Corrine Fitzpatrick & Greg Fuchs
Friday, February 29th, 8 pm
456 Bergen Street
btwn. Flatbush & 5th Aves.
north Park Slope, Brooklyn
nearest the 2/3 but easily accessible from almost any train
FREE * BYOB
A native of Jones County, Miss., Buck Downs lives and works in Washington, DC. Recent books include Ladies Love Outlaws and Recreational Vehicle.
Corrine Fitzpatrick is the author of two chapbooks - Zamboangueña (Sona Books, 2007) and On Melody Dispatch (Goodbye Better, 2007). She's working on a new set of poems called Minor Crimes and Casualties, and will have other poems out in vehicular number one, a new split-side series from press gang.
Greg Fuchs is the author of several books, including most recently Metropolitan Transit (isabel lettres) & Bored of Education (Rock Heals). He is columnist-at-large for Boog City and with John Coletti co-edits Open 24 Hours Press. His photographs and writing are available online at gregfuchs.com.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Pierre Joris & Dan Machlin
Friday, February 15th, 2008 7:30 PM
The Fall Café
307 Smith Street
btwn. Union & President
Carroll Garden, Brooklyn
F/G to Carroll
Pierre Joris is a poet, translator, essayist & anthologist who left Luxembourg at 19 and has since lived in France, England, Algeria & the United States. He has published over forty books, with, forthcoming in 2008, Aljibar II (poems, a bilingual edition with French translations by Eric Sarner) and Justifying the Margins: Essays 1990-2006 (SALT Publishing). His 2007 publications include the CD Routes, not Roots (with Munir Beken, oud; Mike Bisio, bass; Ben Chadabe, percussion; & Mitch Elrod, guitar) issued by Ta’wil Productions; Aljibar (with French translations by Eric Sarner, published in Luxembourg by Editions PHI) and Meditations on the Stations of Mansour Al-Hallaj 1-21(Anchorite Press, Albany). Recent translations include Paul Celan: Selections, and Lightduress by Paul Celan, which received the 2005 PEN Poetry Translation Award. With Jerome Rothenberg he edited the award-winning anthologies Poems for the Millennium (volumes I & II) and most recently, Pablo Picasso, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz & Other Poems. He is Professor for poetry and poetics at the University of Albany, State University of New York. Check out his website & his Nomadics blog.
Dan Machlin’s first full-length collection of poems Dear Body: was published by Ugly Duckling Presse in Fall 2007. He is also the author of several previous chapbooks: 6x7, This Side Facing You, In Rem; and an audio-CD collaboration with Singer/Cellist Serena Jost, Above Islands. His poems and reviews have recently appeared in/on Critiphoria.org, Crayon, Turntable & Blue Light, and A Portable Boog Reader 2. He is the founding editor of Futurepoem books.