Two this Saturday, October 3rd

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The New York Public Library: Grand Central Branch — 135 East 46th Street NY, NY

October 3rd @ 2 PM– Shanna Compton, Nada Gordon and Amy King

Shanna Compton is the author of For Girls (& Others) (Bloof Books, 2008), Down Spooky (Winnow, 2005), GAMERS (Soft Skull, 2004), and several chapbooks. Her poems and essays have appeared widely, including Best American Poetry 2005, McSweeney’s, the Poetry Foundation website, and the forthcoming Flarf anthology. Recent poems and an essay may be found in the tenth anniversary issue of LIT. She blogs desultorily at shannacompton.com.

Nada Gordon’s books include V. Imp., Are Not Your Lowing Heifers Sleeker Than Night-Swollen Mushrooms, Swoon (with Gary Sullivan) and Foriegn Bodi, and Folly (2007). Visit her blog at http://ululate.blogspot.com

Amy King is the author of I’m the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, and forthcoming, I Want to Make You Safe and Slaves to Do These Things. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College and curates the Brooklyn-based reading series, The Stain of Poetry. For more information, please visit amyking.org

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EOAGH Issue 5
First Launch Event
SATURDAY, OCT 3rd @8 PM
Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn

This event is co-sponsored by Chax Press

8:00 Amy King
8:15 Jeremy James Thompson
8:30 Mark Lamoureux
8:45 Christie Ann Reynolds
9:00 Eric Lindley
9:15 Bill Marsh
9:30 Adeena Karasick
9:45 Matthew Rotando

Amy King is the author of I’m the Man Who Loves You and, and forthcoming, I Want to Make You Safe and Slaves to do These Things. She curates the Brooklyn-based reading series, The Stain of Poetry. For more information, please visit amyking.org.

Jeremy James Thompson is an instructor at New York’s Center for Book Arts, as well as curator of the reading series TEXTFORM. His work focuses on the process of collaboration, the reinvention of propaganda, and the defining of a practical avant-garde.

Mark Lamoureux lives in Astoria, NY. He is the author of Astronomy Organon (Blazevox) and 5 chapbooks. In 2006 he started Cy Gist Press, a micropress focusing on ekphrastic poetry.

Christie Ann Reynolds is a native New Yorker. She is the 2009 winner of The New School Chapbook Contest, chosen by Brenda Shaughnessy. Her first full-length manuscript will be published by Black Maze Books in the summer of 2010. She lives on the undetermined border of Queens and Brooklyn.

Eric Lindley loves language like a baby loves life; that is, fearfully, perversely, inscrutably, and currently working as a robot-builder, electro-folk musician, and psycholinguist.

Bill Marsh co-directs Factory School and edits the Heretical Texts series. He also curates NoDiff.com, a social networking site for his students at Queensborough Community College.

Adeena Karasick is a poet, media-artist and the award-winning author of six books of poetry and poetic theory, most recently Amuse Bouche: Tasty Treats for the Mouth (Talonbooks 2009).

Matthew Rotando‘s first book of poems, The Comeback’s Exoskeleton, (with a foreward by Tim Peterson) is available from Upset Press. He is a member of POG, a collective of artists and poets in Tucson, Arizona.

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