November 16, 2006 - 6 pm

Noah Eli Gordon will have two books appear in 2007: Novel Pictorial Noise (selected by John Ashbery for the 2006 National Poetry Series) and A Fiddle Pulled From the Throat of a Sparrow (New Issues, winner of the Green Rose Prize). He is the author of the book-length poem The Frequencies (Tougher Disguises, 2003), a collection of three long poems The Area of Sound Called the Subtone (Ahsahta Press, 2004, selected by Claudia Rankine for the Sawtooth Prize), an e-book notes toward the spectacle (Duration Press) and chapbooks from Margin to Margin, Anchorite Press, and Anon Books. Ugly Duckling Presse recently published That We Come To A Consensus, a chapbook written in collaboration with Sara Veglahn. His reviews have appeared in dozens of journals, including Boston Review, The Poker, 26, Jacket, and The St. Marks Poetry Project Newsletter. He writes a new chapbook review column for Rain Taxi, teaches creative writing at the University of Colorado at Denver, and has an essay slated to appear in Burning Interiors: On the Poetry of David Shapiro (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, forthcoming).

Jason Zuzga is currently a PhD student in English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the nonfiction editor of FENCE magazine, and his poetry and nonfiction have appeared in such journals as The Yale Review, jubilat, Tin House, Seneca Review and VOLT. He was the 2005-2006 James Merrill Poet-in-Residence in Stonington, CT and a 2001-2002 Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Writing Fellow. He received his MFA in poetry and nonfiction from the Univerity of Arizona.

Kate Greenstreet's first book, case sensitive, is just out from Ahsahta Press. Her chapbook, Learning the Language was published by Etherdome Press last fall. Born in Chicago, Kate has lived mostly on the east and west coasts of the U.S., currently back on the Atlantic side, in New Jersey. She received a Fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts in 2003. Her poems have appeared in Bird Dog, Conduit, can we have our ball back?, GutCult, Diagram, Octopus, POOL, The Massachusetts Review, No Tell Motel, Fascicle, Barrow Street, Kulture Vulture, and other journals. She has new work forthcoming in Saint Elizabeth Street, Track and Field, Cannibal, and Vanitas.