Thursday, November 15th - 6 pm

erica kaufman is the author of several chapbooks including: censory impulse (big game books, 2007), civilization day (open24hours, 2007), and a familiar album (winner of the 2003 New School University Chapbook Contest). erica is also the co-curator/co-publisher of Belladonna*/Belladonna Books, a small press and reading series that promotes the work of women writers who are adventurous, experimental, politically involved, multi-form, multicultural, multi-gendered, impossible to define, delicious to talk about, unpredictable, dangerous with language. erica lives in brooklyn.

Reb Livingston is the author of Your Ten Favorite Words published by Coconut Books (www.yourtenfavoritewords.com), editor of No Tell Motel (www.notellmotel.org) and publisher of No Tell Books (www.notellbooks.org). With Molly Arden, she co-edits The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel anthology series.


Thursday, October 18, 2007 - 6:00pm

Janet Neigh lives in Philadelphia where she is working on her PhD in contemporary poetics and transnational feminism at Temple University. She received her MA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Calgary. Her writing can be found in Shift and Switch: New Canadian Poetry (Mercury Press 2005), HOW2, Filling Station, and West Coast Line.

Joanna Fuhrman is the author of three books of poetry: Freud in Brooklyn (2000), Ugh Ugh Ocean (2003) and Moraine (2006), all published by Hanging LoosePress. She teaches creative writing at Rutgers University and as a teaching artist in the New York City public schools. (Photo by Robin Graubard)


April 4th, 2007 - 6 pm

THOMAS DEVANEY is the author of "A Series of Small Boxes," forthcoming from Fish Drum Press (May 2007). His books include "The American Pragmatist Fell in Love" and "Letters to Ernesto Neto." His poems have been published in The American Poetry Review, Jubilat, Fence, and translated into French and published in Arsenal, Java, and Poesie. Projects and collaborations with the Institute of Contemporary Art include: a performance "No Silence Here, Enjoy the Silence," for the "Locally Localized Gravity" exhibit (2007), and "The Empty House" tour at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site for "The Big Nothing" exhibit (2004). He was program coordinator of the Kelly Writers House from 2001 to 2005. He is a Penn Senior Writing Fellow in the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania. For more information visit: http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~wh/devaney.html

JOHN COLETTI grew up in Santa Rosa, California and Portland, Oregon before moving to New York City twelve years ago. He is the author of "Physical Kind" (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs/Boku Books 2005), "The New Normalcy" (BoogLit 2002), and "Street Debris" (Fell Swoop 2005), a collaboration with poet Greg Fuchs with whom he also co-edits Open 24 Hours Press.