October 24th @ 7 p.m. – Stain Bar – Williamsburg, Brooklyn
** Browning, Cohen, Herron, Howe, Rumble, and Svalina **
Sommer Browning has a chapbook out with horse less press called Vale
Tudo and another on the rise with Cue Editions. Forklift, Ohio, New
York Quarterly, Open Letters Monthly, Free Verse and other journals
have published her poems. She lives and loves in Brooklyn.
Julia Cohen has three chapbooks available. “The History of a Lake Never Drowns” from Dancing Girl Press and “Chugwater” (with Mathias Svalina) from Transmission Press are forthcoming this year. Her poems have been published in Denver Quarterly, Copper Nickel, Bird Dog, Spinning Jenny, RealPoetik, Forklift, Ohio, MiPOesia, and GutCult amongst others. Her blog: www.onthemessiersideofneat.blogspot.com.
Patrick Herron (http://patrickherron.com) is a poet, musician, artist and information scientist living in Chapel Hill. His doll Lester is the author of the book _Be Somebody_ (http://effingpress.com/lester.htm) published in April 2008 by Effing Press (a 2003 review from Ron Silliman here: http://tinyurl.com/3e8es). Patrick is the author of several other books of poetry including _The American Godwar Complex_ (2004, BlazeVox, download in full for free at http://tinyurl.com/22fsn5). His web art & poetry has appeared in venues such as the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and the New Museum for Contemporary Art (NYC). Pitchfork recently reviewed his electronic music composed under the moniker of “Blindfolder” (http://tinyurl.com/yntjfk). You may find some of Patrick‘s poems and essays in _The Exquisite Corpse_, _Jacket_, _Fulcrum_, _A Chide’s Alphabet_, and _Talisman_. He is the founder of the Carrboro Poetry Festival, a member of the board of Carolina Wren Press, and former Carrboro Poet Laureate. At Duke University Patrick serves as Research Analyst and Technologist for the Jenkins Chair where he studies global innovation networks, teaches new media studies, and builds text analysis & visualization tools.
Brian Howe is a freelance arts journalist and poet living in Durham, NC. His poems and sound art have appeared in Fascicle, Octopus, Apocryphal Text, Listenlight, Effing Magazine, Soft Targets, Cannibal, MiPO, Word for/ Word, and elsewhere. Howe is the author of two chapbooks, Guitar Smash (3rdness Press; 2006) and Foreign Letter (Beard of Bees; forthcoming in 2008). He is the creator of the electro-poetic project Glossolalia (http://glossolalia-blacksail.blogspot.com/) and a member of the Lucifer Poetics Group.
Ken Rumble is the author of Key Bridge (Carolina Wren Press, 2007) and President Letters (Scantily Clad Press, forthcoming.) His poems and reviews have appeared in Cutbank, Typo, Coconut, the tiny, Minor American, Talisman, and others. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Mathias Svalina is the co-editor of Octopus Magazine & Books. He is the author of the chapbooks Why I Am White (Kitchen Press), Creation Myths (New Michigan Press), The Viral Lease (forthcoming from Small Anchor Press) &, written in collaboration with Julia Cohen, When We Broke the Microscope (Small Fires Press). His first book, Destruction Myth, is forthcoming from Cleveland State University Press in 09.
766 grand street
brooklyn, ny 11211
(L train to Grand Street,
1 block west)
open daily @ 5 p.m.