Thursday, August 9, 2007

Farfalla Press Presents An Earthquake: Kristin Prevallet and Stacy Szymaszek Bowery Broadside Series #8

Farfalla Press presents Kristin Prevallet and Stacy Szymaszek

Bowery Broadside Series #8

Friday August 17th at The Bowery Poetry Club
7:00 to 8:30pm
First fifty patrons receive a limited edition broadside composed by the poets
with art work by George Schneeman

308 Bowery @ Bleecker, right across from CBGB's
F train to Second Ave | 6 train to Bleecker |

Kristin Prevallet’s previous books include I, Afterlife: Essay in Mourning Time, Essay Press, 2006. Shadow Evidence Intelligence (Factory School, 2006), Scratch Sides: Poetry, Documentation, and Image-Text Projects (Skanky Possum, 2002), and Perturbation, My Sister: A Study of Max Ernst's Hundred Headless Woman (First Intensity, 1997). Her essays, poems, and translations have appeared in several magazines including Jacket, The Nation, Chain, Poetry New York, Poets and Writers, Conjunctions, Seneca Review, Bombay Gin and The Chicago Review. From 1994-1997, she served as one of four editors of apex of the M, a literary magazine based in Buffalo, NY that published six issues of exciting work from both emerging and more established writers. She recently co-edited Third Mind: Creative Writing Through Visual Art with Tonya Foster (Teachers & Writers, 2002), an anthology of essays about the challenges and rewards of uniting art and writing in the classroom. Her selected edition of Helen Adam's ballads and collages, The Helen Adam Reader, is forthcoming from the National Poetry Foundation.

Stacy Szymaszek was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. From 1999 to 2005 she was the Literary Program Manager for the nonprofit literary organization Woodland Pattern Book Center. Her extensive curatorial and editorial work during this period helped galvanize a community of poets in the Midwest region. In 2005 she answered the call to move to New York to serve as the Program Coordinator at the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, where she is now the Artistic Director.

She is the author of several chapbooks including Mutual Aid (gong press, 2004), Some Mariners (Etherdome, 2004), There Were Hostilities (repair, 2005), Pasolini Poems (Cy Press, 2005) and from Hyperglossia (Belladonna Books, 2005). Her first book, Emptied of All Ships, was published in 2005 and her second book Hyperglossia is forthcoming in 2009, both with Litmus Press. She is coeditor with Instance Press, contributing editor of Fascicle and editor of the poetry magazine Gam.

The artist George Schneeman
Mr. Schneeman is a long time resident of New York and whose paintings have accompanied poets Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Michael Brownstein, Tom Clark, Edwin Denby, Larry Fagin, Dick Gallup, Allen Ginsberg, Ted Greenwald, Steve Katz, Lewis MacAdams, Alice Notley, Ron Padgett, Harris Schiff, Peter Schjeldahl, Tom Veitch, Anne Waldman, Lewis Warsh, and many others.

Upcoming Readings

Sep-Nathaniel Siegel and John High
Oct-Arlo Quint and Christopher Martin

Past Readers Include: Anselm Berrigan, Edmund
Berrigan, Marcella Durand, Jessica Fiorini, Jessica
Rogers, Lee Ranaldo, Anne Waldman, Corrine
Fitzpatrick, Stefania Iryne Marthakis, Brenda Coultas
Simon Pettet,John Coletti, Dustin Williamson and
Lewis Warsh

Gary Parrish

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