in the alley behind 963 N. Hill Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

P-Queue Launch Party
Friday, August 24 at 8pm
at Betalevel (directions below)

P-Queue is a journal of poetry, poetics, and innovative prose, dedicated to investigations of hybridity and cross-genre work. Published by the Poetics Program and the English Department at SUNY Buffalo, P-Queue has had a brief but exciting history of publishing innovative, unclassifiable works from a variety of authors across the nation, including Rosa Alcala, Eula Biss, Barbara Cole, Michael Cross, Mathew Goulish, Meredith Quartermain, Stephen Ratcliffe, Jennifer Scappettone, Kyle Schlesinger, Sasha Steensen, and Elizabeth Treadwell.

Come celebrate the release of P-Queue, vol. 4 with readings by:

Harold Abramowitz is a writer and teacher from Los Angeles, author of a chapbook, Three Column Table, from Insert Press, and of various other works. Harold co-curates the Late Night Snack literary cabaret series at BetaLevel in L.A. He is also co-editing a new literary/experimental press called Eohippus-Labs.

Allison Carter currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. She works with Palm Press, an independent press located in LA; is an assistant editor at Black Clock literary magazine; and is the editor of P.S. Books (the Particle Series). Her work has recently been included (or is forthcoming in): Fence, 5_trope, The Big Ugly Review, 3rd Bed, Horse Less Review, Artizen, and 400 Words.

Susanne Hall recently returned to Los Angeles after an autumn spent as the Abbott fellow in SUNY Buffalo’s poetry collection. Her current works in progress are a dissertation on 1960s U.S. poetry and politics and a work of fiction entitled Sweet Tobacco. Her most recent publishing gambit can be found online at and scattered around Los Angeles.

Mathew Timmons is currently Guest Editor of Trepan vol. 5 & 6 , is co-editor of Insert Press, co-curates the Late Night Snack literary cabaret series at BetaLevel, and co-hosts the internet radio show LA-Lit. His writings have appeared or are scheduled to appear in Manufactured Inspiration, Greetings, Disaster3, Sleepingfish, and in Flim Forum’s second anthology. He is the Program Coordinator of CalArts MFA Writing Program, and is an adjunct professor for CalArts School of Critical Studies.

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Directions to Betalevel

1. Find yourself in front of "FULL HOUSE RESTAURANT"
located at 963 N. Hill Street in Chinatown, Los Angeles

2. Locate the narrow alley on the left hand side of Full House.

3. Walk about 20 feet down the alley (away from the street).

4. Stop.

5. Notice dumpster on your right hand side.

6. Take a right and continue down the alley.

7. Exercise caution so as not trip on the wobbly cement blocks underfoot

8. The entrance to Betalevel is located 10 yards down on left side,
behind a red door, down a black staircase.

Added by anathemata on August 21, 2007

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