Friday, January 05, 2007

Winter/Spring at Segue.


Saturdays: 4 PM – 6 PM
308 Bowery, just north of Houston
****$6 admission goes to support the readers****
Feb-March by Tonya Foster & Erica Hunt
April-May by Erica Kaufman & Tim Peterson.

February 3 BARBARA HENNING and CHRISTOPHER STACKHOUSE Barbara Henning is the
author of two novels, six books of poetry and a series of photo-poem pamphlets.
Her most recent book is a novel, You, Me and the Insects (Spuyten Duyvil,
2005). My Autobiography is forthcoming from United Artists Books, and Thirty
Miles to Rosebud is forthcoming from Spuytin Duyvil. Christopher Stackhouse's
writing has appeared in the journals Aufgabe, Bridge, Hambone, and NYArts,
among others. Seismosis, a book featuring his line drawing with text by writer
John Keene, was published as a letterpress limited-edition book by The Center
for Book Arts in NYC in November 2003. He is a poetry editor for FENCE and a
Cave Canem Writers Fellow.

February 10 SERENA JOST & DAN MACHLIN and JEREMY SIGLER Serena Jost is a singer-
songwriter and cellist. Her new full-length CD produced by Brad Albetta at
MonkeyBoy Studios will be released in Winter 2007. Check out her music at: Dan Machlin's first full-length book of poems is
forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse in 2007. He is the author of several
previous chapbooks: 6x7, This Side Facing You, and In Rem. He is the founding
editor of Futurepoem books. Jeremy Sigler's Crackpot Poet is forthcoming from
Black Square Editions/Brooklyn Rail. He is also working on a limited edition
letterpress book with drawings by Jessica Stockholder called Led Almost By My

February 17 JULIE PATTON and MARLENE NOURBESE PHILIP Julie Patton is a
performance artist and writer. She is busy working on various community
development/greenspace/sustainability projects under the rubric of Think Green!
Her new chapbook Notes for Some (Nominally) Awake is forthcoming. Julie often
takes to the road for various collaborative projects with Uri Caine, and is a
fellow at Bates College's Common Grounds Project in Maine, where she
collaborates with Jonathan Skinner. Marlene Nourbese Philip is a poet,
essayist, writer and lawyer who lives in Toronto. A recipient of a Guggenheim
Fellowship in poetry, the prestigious Casa de las Americas prize for She Tries
Her Tongue, Nourbese Philip is also the 1988 first prize winner of the
Tradewinds Collective Prize (Trinidad & Tobago) in both the poetry and the
short story categories.

February 24 MONICA DE LA TORRE and PATRICIA SPEARS JONES Mónica de la Torre is
the author of the poetry books Acúfenos and Talk Shows. She is co-editor of the
anthology Reversible Monuments: Mexican Contemporary Poetry with Michael
Wiegers, translator and editor of Poems by Gerardo Deniz, and is the poetry
editor of The Brooklyn Rail. African American poet and arts writer Patricia
Spears Jones is author of two poetry collections, The Weather That Kills and
Femme du Monde, and the play 'Mother' commissioned and produced by Mabou
Minesand a new commission Song for New York: What Women Do When Men are
Knitting, which Mabou will premiere in 2007.

March 3 BETSY ANDREWS and ROBERT HALPERN Betsy Andrews' book New Jersey was
selected for the 2007 Brittingham Prize in poetry. She is the author of She-
Devil and In Trouble. Her poems, essays, and review have appeared widely in
publications ranging from PRACTICE to the Yemeni newspaper Culture. Robert
Halpern is the author of Rumored Place. Currently, he's at work co-editing the
poems of the late Frances Jaffer together with Kathleen Fraser, writing a
collaborative poem with Taylor Brady, and translating the early essays of
Georges Perec, the first of which is forthcoming in Chicago Review. His
chapbook Disaster Suite just recently appeared.

March 10 R. ERICA DOYLE and FRANCES RICHARD R. Erica Doyle is a writer of
Trinidadian descent who lives in New York City. Her work has appeared in
numerous journals and anthologies, including Best American Poetry, Bum Rush the
Page, and Ms. Magazine. She is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the
Hurston/Wright and Astraea Foundations and the New York Foundation for the
Arts. She is a fellow of Cave Canem, a workshop and retreat for African
American poets. Frances Richard is a poet, critic, and educator. The author of
See Through, she was awarded the 1999 Marlboro Review Prize, chosen by Brenda
Hillman. She is the recipient of a grant from the Barbara Beming/Money for
Women Fund.

March 17 WILL ALEXANDER and ANTHONY JOSEPH Poet, novelist, playwright, essayist
Will Alexander's most recently published work is Sunrise and Armageddon.
Forthcoming is Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat, a book of essays from Factory
School, and several poetry collections. Will has been teaching in the Graduate
Program at Mills College. One of the UK's most exciting and innovative new
voices, poet, musician, and novelist Anthony Joseph was born in Trinidad and
has lived in the UK since 1989. He is the author of two poetry collections,
Desafinado, 1994 and Teragaton, 1997 and a spoken word CD "Liquid Textology:
REadings from the African Origins of UFOs." In September 2004, he was selected
by the Arts Council of England as one of fifty writers for the historic photo
"A Great Day."

March 24 GREG PARDLO and BOB PERELMAN & FRANCIE SHAW Gergory Pardlo is a 2005
NYFA Fellow in poetry and the recipient of a 2006 fellowship in translation
from the NEA. His manuscript, Totem, was selected by Brenda Hillman for the
2007 APR/Honickman First Book Prize and will be published in September. Bob
Perelman and Francie Shaw lived in the Bay Area from 1976 to 1990. There, Shaw
had a one-woman installation show at 80 Langton Street and collaborated
extensively with poets. She has also shown her work in Philadelphia and New
York (A.I.R. Gallery). Perelman now teaches at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is the author of 16 books of poetry, including If Life, Ten to One, and The
Future of Memory; and 2 critical books, The Trouble With Genius and The
Marginalization of Poetry.

March 31 JAM ON THE COMMONS: Poets, writers, musicians, and artists on “the
commons” (spaces outside the stress of market forces).

April 7 CA CONRAD and KENWARD ELMSLIE CAConrad's childhood included selling cut
flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift. He escaped
to Philadelphia the first chance he got, where he lives and writes today with
the PhillySound poet ( His book Deviant
Propulsions was published in 2006 by Soft Skull Press. Kenward Elmslie's recent
publications include Agenda Melt, Snippets, Cyberspace, all with visuals by
Trevor Winkfield, and Routine Disruptions, selected poems.

April 14 BEVERLY DAHLEN and CRAIG WATSON Robert Duncan said of Beverly Dahlen,
"The psychic life she draws in writing may be drawn from her own psychic life,
but its body is the text and it speaks to the psyche of the reader as a
reader." Dahlen is the author of The Egyptian Poems, Out of the Third, and 4
volumes of A Reading. A native of Oregon, she has lived and worked in San
Francisco for many years. Craig Watson is the auhtor of Secret Histories, True
News, and Free Will. He works as a producer and dramaturg at Trinity Repertory
Company, a professional theater in Rhode Island.

POETRY ISSUE. Event guest-curated by Loss Pequeño Glazier; featuring Aya
Karpinska, Elizabeth Knipe, and Jim Rosenberg. Loss Pequeño Glazier is a poet,
professor of Media Study, and Founder and Director of the Electronic Poetry
Center ( He is the author of the digitally-informed
poetry collection Anatman, Pumpkin Seed, Algorithm, several other books of
poetry, and the award-winning Digital Poetics: The Making of E-Poetries. Aya
Karpinska is a digital media artist and interaction designer. Aya is the 2006
recipient of the Brown University Fellowship in Electronic Writing. Her website
is located at Elizabeth Knipe is a digital poet and
experimental video artist who entertains an interest in physical electronic
installations. See her work online at Jim Rosenberg has
been working in non-linear poetic forms in one medium or another since 1966.
His best-known work is Intergrams and his website is located at

April 21 CHARLES BERNSTEIN and TENNEY NATHANSON Charles Bernstein's most recent
books are Girly Man, With Strings, Shadowtime, and Republics of Reality: 1975-
1995. Author page at He teaches at the University of
Pennsylvania. Tenney Nathanson is the author of the book-length poem Home on
the Range (The Night Sky with Stars in My Mouth) and the collection Erased Art.
A native New Yorker, he has lived since 1985 in Tucson, where he teaches
American poetry and, from time to time, creative writing in the English
Department at the University of Arizona.

May 5 SUSAN BEE and JOHANNA DRUCKER will present a multimedia talk on
collaboration Susan Bee is a painter, editor, and book artist living in NYC.
Bee has had four solo shows at A.I.R. Gallery in NYC. Granary Books has
published six of her artist's books, including A Girl's Life with Johanna
Drucker. She has collaborated with Charles Bernstein on five books. Her website
is Johanna Drucker is currently the
Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia and
Professor in the Department of English. Her most recent critical work is Sweet
Dreams: Contemporary Art and Complicity. Drucker is internationally known as a
book artist and experimental, visual poet whose work has been exhibited and
collected in special collections in libraries and museums nationwide.

May 12 LANGUAGE POETRY & THE BODY: A PANEL. Panelists include Bruce Andrews,
Steve Benson, Maria Damon, and Leslie Scalapino. Moderated by Tim Peterson and
Erica Kaufman. Bruce Andrews is the author of such now classic texts of the
UP (OR, SOCIAL ROMANTICISM). Along with Charles Bernstein, Andrews edited the
crucial poetry magazine L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E. He teaches political science at
Fordham University. Steve Benson has often incorporated oral and physical
improvisation, as well as presentational and instrumental uses of projections,
audiotape, and printed texts, into works presented as poetry readings. This is
his first New York appearance since March 2005. Maria Damon teaches poetry and
poetics at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of The Dark End of
the Street: Margins in American Vanguard Poetry and co-author (with mIEKAL aND)
of Literature Nation, pleasureTEXTpossession, and Eros/ion. Leslie Scalapino is
the author of thirty books of poetry, inter-genre fiction-poetry-criticism and
plays, including recently Zither and Autobiography, The Tango, Orchid Jetsam,
and Dahlia's Iris: Secret Authobiography and Fiction. Scalapino's Selected
Poems, 1974-2006/It's go in horizontal is forthcoming from University of
California Press.

May 19 JACK KIMBALL and EILEEN MYLES Jack Kimball's 350-page Post-Twyla
collects imploded haiku, essay fragments, and made-up journal entries. Co-
editor of "Queering Language" for the online zine EOAGH, he blogs at and publishes Faux Press. Eileen Myles's new book of
poems Sorry, Tree will be out in April. It explores themes of nature,
translocation, politics, love, and corporate squalor. She lives in Southern CA
& New York and teaches at UCSD.

May 26 RAE ARMANTROUT and ELAINE EQUI Rae Armantrout's most recent books are Up
To Speed, The Pretext, and Veil: New and Selected Poems. A new book, Next Life,
is forthcoming from Wesleyan in 2007. Armantrout is Professor of Poetry and
Poetics at the Unviersity of California, San Diego. Elaine Equi's books include
Voice-Over, which won the San Francisco State Poetry Award, The Cloud of
Knowable Things, and most recently Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems. She
teaches in the MFA Programs at The New School and City College of New York, and
at New York


Blogger Tyrone Ferrara said...

In my opinion, UFOs in the Bible are angles and are referred to as a cloud, fire, star, etc.

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