Monday, November 17, 2008

Readings at Max Protetch, NYC :: CAConrad & Wayne Koestenbaum :: Wed. Nov. 19

Readings at Max Protetch 


CAConrad and Wayne Koestenbaum

Wednesday, November 19, 7pm

free and open to the public

Max Protetch
511 West 22nd St. (between 10th and 11th Avenues)
212 633 6999

hosted by Stuart Krimko and Christopher Stackhouse

CAConrad is the son of white trash asphyxiation whose childhood included selling cut flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift.   He escaped to Philadelphia where he lives and writes with the PhillySound poets He is the author of Deviant Propulsion (Soft Skull Press, 2006), (Soma)tic Midge (FAUX Press, 2008), The Book of Frank (Chax Press, 2008), advanced ELVIS course (Soft Skull Press, 2009), and a collaboration with poet Frank Sherlock titled  THE CITY REAL & IMAGINED: Philadelphia Poems (Factory School Press, 2009). He  invites you to  visit him online at 

Wayne Koestenbaum has published five books of poetry:  Best-Selling Jewish Porn Films, Model Homes, The Milk of Inquiry, Rhapsodies of a Repeat Offender, and Ode to Anna Moffo and Other Poems.  He has also published a novel, Moira Orfei in Aigues-Mortes, and five books of nonfiction:  Andy Warhol, Cleavage, Jackie Under My Skin, The Queen’s Throat (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist), and Double Talk.  His newest book, Hotel Theory, a hybrid of fiction and nonfiction, was published in 2007.  He is a Distinguished Professor of English at the CUNY Graduate Center, and also a Visiting Professor in the painting department of the Yale School of Art;  in Fall 2008 he is the Bain Swiggett Visiting Professor of Poetry at Princeton University.

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