Saturday, January 17, 2009
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowery Poetry Club and/or Von
308 Bowery and 3 Bleecker St.
New York, NY
AREA, Belladonna Books, http://belladonnaseries.org/authors/marcelladurand.html.
Nicole Brossard writes "A wonderful book of presence where sentences point to new directions of meaning among planets, colors, mechanics, botanics and language itself."
Traffic & Weather, Futurepoem Books, http://futurepoem.com/bookpages/trafficandweather.html.
John Ashbery writes, This multiple, seething, singing confluence rises up out of the city of life to join the enigmatic sky and clouds in Marcella Durand’s magnificent, brutal, delicate epic.”
First, from 4-6 pm, Marcella will be reading at Segue with the fabulous Erica Hunt.
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, just north of Houston, admission $6, http://www.seguefoundation.com/calendar.htm.
Then, from 6-8, the second book party will take place in the back room of Von at 3 Bleecker Street (an easy stroll around the corner from the Bowery Poetry Club), http://www.vonbar.com/. There will be some wine compliments of the publishers, snacks, convivial conversation and of course books for sale at a special, once in a lifetime, two-for-one rate.