Monday, February 16, 2009

Amy King, Gary Parrish, Buck Downs and Todd Colby

Friday, March 6, 2009

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Bowery Poetry Club

308 Bowery

New York, NY
The Bowery Poetry Club in collaboration with Farfalla Press (Brooklyn) invites you to 

NEWS: North East West and South Poetry Series. 

A poetry Happy Hour featuring poets and publishers from Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Washington DC area. March reading 

featuring: Amy King, Gary Parrish, Buck Downs and Todd Colby.

Amy King is the author of I'm the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, and forthcoming, Slaves to Do These Things (Blazevox Books). For information on the reading series Amy co-curates, please visit The Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series ( or visit her at

Some of Gary Parrish's work can be found in Bombay Gin, Big Bridge, Puppy Flowers and Downtown Brooklyn. Co-founder of Farfalla Press, Gary edits the video poetry series viewable here

A native of Jones County, Miss., Buck Downs lives and works in Washington, DC. Recent books include Ladies Love Outlaws and Recreational Vehicle. This reading kicks off Buck's first leg of YOU CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF WHAT YOU REALLY DON’T NEED: Buck Downs 2009.

Todd Colby is the author of Tremble & Shine (Soft Skull Press, 2003), Riot in the Charm Factory (Soft Skull Press 2000), Cush (Soft Skull Press, 1995), Ripsnort (Soft Skull Press 1994).

5 dollars at the door and enjoy some of the best taps in on the Bowery.

Art work by Frank Tashlin


Anonymous said...

This looks like one hell of a line-up. "ALL STAR" comes to mind.

Gary Parrish said...

That's very cool, come out of the woodline and hear some poetry, have a drink.