Hosted by Audacia Ray
Happy Ending, 302 Broome Street between Forsyth and Eldridge, in New York City
Thursday, September 2. Doors at 7 pm, reading from 8-10
21 and up – FREE
Caveh Zahedi received a B.A. in Philosophy at Yale University and an M.F.A. in Film Production at the UCLA School of Film and Television. His feature-length films include A Little Stiff (1991), I Don’t Hate Las Vegas Anymore (1994), In The Bathtub of the World (2001), and I Am A Sex Addict (2005). http://cavehzahedi.com/
Daniel Lukes is a British-born, Italian-raised, New York-based writer, educator and gender terrorist whose work has appeared in The Times Literary Supplement, Decibel, Flux, Alternative Press, Terrorizer, Kerrang!, Forked Tongue and Il Manifesto. He is working on a novel tentatively-titled Year of the Whore, as well as finishing a PhD in Comparative Literature at NYU, where in 2008/9 he co-organized “Man Enough: An Interdisciplinary New York University Graduate Student Colloquium on Masculinity,” which featured Genesis P-Orridge, Allanah Starr, Gerry Visco, and Christopher Vitale among others. He will be presenting the paper “Global Sex Tourism and Abject Masculinity in William T. Vollmann and Michel Houellebecq” at the panel “Untold Narratives from the Global Sex Trade,” at the 2011 Modern Language Association Convention in Los Angeles.
Emma Lee is a writer and editor who has contributed to BUST, Elle, Marie Claire, Maxim, Radar, and other fine publications. She used to write a dirty blog that was featured in Rolling Stone, Playboy and TimeOutNY. This will be her public debut as a former sex worker, although she has been openly slutty for years.
Puma Perl’s poetry and fiction have been published in over 100 print and online journals and anthologies. Her first chapbook, Belinda and Her Friends, published in 2008, was awarded the Erbacce Press 2009 Poetry Award in a field of over 1400 applicants; a full length collection, knuckle tattoos, was published in early 2010. She performs her work in many venues, in and out of New York City. She lives and writes on the Lower East Side and has facilitated writing workshops in community based agencies and at Riker’s Island, a NYC prison. She believes in the transformative and healing power of the arts.
Big Mike is the author of 2 books, 81 Pounds and Sibling Rivalry and appears in the anthology One Millimeter, all published by Pretty Pollution Press. Big Mike is known for his performance art and was awarded Best Neptune in the 2004 Mermaid Parade in Coney Island.
Official Website: https://mail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#drafts/12a815f8e0bf24b8
Added by audaciaray on August 17, 2010