Friday, May 01, 2009

This Sunday: Eric Baus, Cathy Park Hong, Karla Kelsey, Keith Newton & music by Snowblink :: Sunday in Brooklyn: 5:30pm

Book Party to Celebrate the Release of Eric Baus' Tuned Droves

featuring readings from 
Eric Baus
Cathy Park Hong
Karla Kelsey 
& Keith Newton

music from 

location: 267 douglass st, brooklyn, ny
from Union St (R / M trains): walk north three blocks on 4th Ave & turn left on Douglass
from Atlantic / Pacific: walk south on 4th Ave for seven blocks & turn right on Douglass

Eric Baus was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1975. His publications include Tuned Droves (Octopus Books, 2009), The To Sound (Verse Press, 2004; Winner of the 2002 Verse Press, selected by Forrest Gander), and the chapbooks The Space Between Magnets (Diaeresis), A Swarm In The Aperture (Margin to Margin), and Something Else The Music Was (Braincase Press). He edits Minus House chapbooks, and currently lives in Denver.

Karla Kelsey is the author of Knowledge, Forms, the Aviary, which was selected by Carolyn Forche for the 2005 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. Little Dividing Doors in the Mind, a chapbook, was published by Noemi Press in 2005. Her recently completed manuscript, Iteration Nets, is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press. Work from this book can be found in journals such as Denver Quarterly, the New Review of Literature, and Bird Dog. In addition, poems from this manuscript are included in the anthology Joyful Noise: An Anthology of American Spiritual Poetry. Karla was born and raised in Southern California & is now on the creative writing faculty at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania.

Cathy Park Hong's first book, Translating Mo'um was published in 2002 by Hanging Loose Press. Her second collection, Dance Dance Revolution, was chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize & was published in 2007 by WW Norton. Hong is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship & a Village Voice Fellowship for Minority Reporters. Her poems have been published in A Public Space, Paris Review, Poetry, American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, Jubilat, & other journals. She now lives in New York City & is an Assistant Professor at Sarah Lawrence College. 
Keith Newton edits the online magazine Harp & Altar. His poems & essays have recently appeared in Harvard Review, Cannibal & Octopus, among other journals. His chapbook Sent Forth to Die in a Happy City was published this year from Cannibal Books. He lives in Brooklyn.

The first incarnation of Snowblink in 2005 included MGMT as boy back-up singers/percussionists/whisperers. Since then, Daniela Gesundheit has trained over a dozen fellas across the US and Canada to join her when circumstances permit. She spent the last three years living in San Francisco, where she assisted the folks of Ribbons Publications putting on outdoor music gatherings in the Bay Area. Her most recent release is Long Live. Gesundheit currently lives in Toronto. 

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