Join us on Saturday, May 14th at 6pm to celebrate the release of Spiritual Grave Year by Dan Magers and Rembrandt With Cellphone by Bill Lessard. Dan, Bill, Alex Cuff and Amy Lawless will be reading. There will be a limited number of chapbooks available. There will be drink specials. There will be the power of worms moving through the earth.
ABOUT THE READERS
Alex Cuff lives in Brooklyn where she teaches at a public high school. She is a co-founding editor of No, Dear, a graduate of the Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College and a current Emerging Poets Fellow at Poets House. Recent writing can be found at Fanzine, Teachers & Writers Magazine, and is forthcoming in 6×6.
William Lessard has writing that has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, NPR, Prelude, Wired, Thought Catalog, People Holding, Drunk Monkeys, and Voicemail Poems. He won the first-annual “Bureaucratic Writing Contest” hosted by tNY.Press
Amy Lawless is the author of two books of poems including My Dead (Octopus Books). Her third poetry collection Broadax is forthcoming from Octopus Books this summer. She is also co-author of I Cry: The Desire to Be Rejected, a collaborative, hybrid book (Pioneer Works Press, Groundworks Series) with Chris Cheney. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in jubilat,The Volta, andWashington Square Review. Her poems have been anthologized in Best American Poetry 2013 and the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion. She received a poetry fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts in 2011. Take her summer class “Camp Lawless” at Bowery Poetry.
Dan Magers’s first book of poems, Partyknife, (Birds, LLC) was described by Thurston Moore “as if poet-ghost adrift thru dressing rooms backstage taking notes…Writing poems like these is just as good as starting a band.” Magers is the founder of the online poetry journal Sink Review and the handmade chapbook press Immaculate Disciples Press, which focuses on poetry book and artist collaborations. He lives in Chicago.