Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Prepare to Get STAINED!!!!

The Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series
Friday, May 30, 2008 (7:00 PM)
May 30th @ 7 p.m. - Stain Bar - Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Event Details: (http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/686415/?invitation=c3ab2cdd66)

** Stein, Marks, Edmiston, Klassnik, and Peterson **

Leigh Stein is the author of many chapbooks, including How to Mend a Broken Heart with Vengeance (Dancing Girl Press, June ‘08). Other work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Bat City Review, h-ngm-n, Diagram, No Tell Motel, and MiPOesias. Originally from Chicago and briefly in Albuquerque, she now lives in Brooklyn and works for a comic book publisher.

Justin Marks’ latest chapbook is [Summer insular] (Horse Less Press, 2007). His poems have recently appeared in Cannibal, Soft Targets, Tarpaulin Sky and the Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel – Second Floor, and are forthcoming in Handsome, the New York Quarterly and Wildlife Poetry Magazine. He is the founder and Editor of Kitchen Press Chapbooks and lives in New York City.

Will Edmiston’s poems have appeared in The Tiny, Mipo and Lungfull!. Most recently he did a book collaboration entitled “Greetings & Salutations” with a Parsons Communication Design class.

Rauan (Ron) Klassnik was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. After moving to Dallas and then dropping out of college he traded sports and gaming cards, beanie babies, pogs and memorabilia. He now spends most of his time down in Mexico with his wife Edith where, besides writing, he plays around with the family birds and dogs. His poems have appeared in many print and on-line journals including The Mississippi Review, The North American Review, No Tell Motel, MiPoesias, Sentence, Handsome, Pilot Poetry, Sleepingfish and others. His debut book of poems, Holy Land released April 1st from Black Ocean Press.

Tim Peterson is the author of SINCE I MOVED IN, which received the Gil Ott Award from Chax Press. Tim lives in Brooklyn, edits EOAGH: A Journal of the Arts, and curates a portion of the Segue Reading Series in New York.

766 grand street
brooklyn, ny 11211
(L train to Grand Street,
1 block west)
open daily @ 5 p.m.


Hosted by Amy King

Venue Details:
Stain Bar
766 grand street
New York City, New York 11211

For more details about this event, including maps, comments, and other attendees, visit the event page at http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/686415/?invitation=c3ab2cdd66

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

A Million in Prizes

Justin Marks has won the 2008 New Issues Poetry Prize for his manuscript A Million in Prizes.