We're excited to introduce you to our new venue, Goodbye Blue Monday! A "cave of wonders, living room, library, and curiosity shop," they offer a variety: sake-infused lemonade, your favorite beers, chocolate cake and other tasty items -- what more could you want? How about some killer poets? Join us for the superlaunch with:
Saturday, August 1st @ 7 p.m.
~ Julian Brolaski, Adam Fieled, Nada Gordon, Scott Hightower, Chris Stackhouse & David Wolach ~
Goodbye Blue Monday
(go through cafe room
to back garden stage)
(corner of Dodworth St)
Brooklyn, NY 11221-3013
J M Z trains to Myrtle Ave
or J train to Kosciusko St.
Julian T. Brolaski is the author of the chapbooks Hellish Death Monsters (Spooky Press, 2001), Letters to Hank Williams (True West Press, 2003), The Daily Usonian(Atticus/Finch, 2004) and Madame Bovary’s Diary (Cy Press, 2005) (under the name Tanya Brolaski), Buck in a Corridor (flynpyntar, 2008) and the blog herm of warsaw. Xir first book gowanus atropolis is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse. Brolaski lives in Brooklyn where xe writes poetry, serves as a Litmus Press editor, plays country music inThe Low & the Lonesome, and curates th’every-other-monthly freakshow Mongrel Vaudeville.
Adam Fieled is a poet, musician, and critic based in Philadelphia. He has released several books and chapbooks, maintains two blogs,and is finishing his PhD at Temple University, where he teaches.
Nada Gordon is the author of four poetry books: Folly, V. Imp, Are Not Our Lowing Heifers Sleeker than Night-Swollen Mushrooms?, and foriegnn bodie – and, with Gary Sullivan, an e-pistolary techno-romantic non-fiction novel, Swoon. She practices poetry as deep entertainment and is a proud member of the Flarf Collective. Visit her blog athttp://ululate.blogspot.com.
Scott Hightower’s third collection, “Part of the Bargain,” received the 2004 Hayden Carruth Award. His translations from Spanish have garnered him a Willis Barnstone Translation Prize. He is a contributing editor to “The Journal.” His reviews frequently appear in “Coldfront Magazine” and “Boxcar Poetry Review.” A native of central Texas, he lives with one foot in New York City, one in Texas, and one in Madrid, Spain. He teaches at NYU, and has taught poetry, non-fiction writing, and translation at Drew, F.I.T., Fordham, and Poets House.
Christopher Stackhouse is the author of poetry collected in the chapbook Slip (Corollary Press, 2005); co-author of Seismosis (1913 Press, 2006), a dialogic collaboration featuring Stackhouse’s drawings and text by writer/professor John Keene (Northwestern University), with essays from poet Ed Roberson and poet/critic Geoffrey Jacques. He holds has MFA in Writing/Interdisciplinary Studies from Bard College; is a Cave Canem Writers Fellow; and is a 2005 Fellow in Poetry, New York Foundation for the Arts. His recent essays have been published in the literary journal American Poet, and the anthology A Best of Fence: The First Nine Years. He will be a guest faculty member in the Naropa University Summer Writing Program 2009, at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado. He organizes Readings at Max Protetch Gallery in New York City with poet/assistant gallery director Stuart Krimko. Currently completing a manuscript of poetry, while also doing research for the development of a non-fiction book on poetics, Stackhouse lives and works in Brooklyn New York.
David Wolach is professor of writing, poetics, & philosophy at The Evergreen State in Olympia, Washington, and visiting poet in Bard College’s Workshop in Language & Thinking. Author of Fractions of M, The Transcendental Insect Reader, Acts of Art/Works of Violence, and the forthcoming Scripto Erratum (sound/text compositions, scored with composer Arun Chandra & video artist Tasha Glen), David’s work has appeared this year or is forthcoming from Bird Dog, CRIT, Night Train, Diode, The Concelebratory Shoehorn Review, Venereal Kittens, [...]: An Anthology of New American Writing, AB OVO, and Ignavia Press: Journal of Transgressive Queer Writing. Much of his work is multi-media and performative, and has been featured at venues such as Buffalo Poetics Series 2009, The American Cybernetics Conference 2009, and Bard’s Visiting Poets Series. David is also editor of Wheelhouse Magazine & Press and curator of PRESS: A Cross-Cultural Literary Conference.
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Added by modestmouse on July 29, 2009