5/23: Dodie Bellamy, Kevin Killian, Sophia Le Fraga

Hello!

Please join us this Friday at 7 pm for readings by:

Dodie Bellamy!

Kevin Killian!
Sophia Le Fraga!

Bios and pics below.
Invite your Facebook friends here. 

See you there,
Dorothea Lasky
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The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

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Kevin Killian is a San Francisco-based writer and artist.  His books include Bedrooms Have Windows, Shy, Little Men, Impossible Princess, Action Kylie, two volumes of  Selected Amazon Reviews, and Tweaky Village.  Recent projects include a novel, Spreadeagle, from Publication Studio, and Tagged, intimate portraits of poets, artists, writers, musicians, etc.





Dodie Bellamy’s latest books are The TV Sutras (Ugly Duckling) and Cunt Norton (Les Figues).  Her chapbook Barf Manifesto was named best book of 2009 under 30 pages by Time Out New York.  Her reflections on the Occupy Oakland movement, “The Beating of Our Hearts,” was published by Semiotext(e) in conjunction with the 2014 Whitney Biennial.




Sophia Le Fraga is the author of L O V E S O N G (forthcoming), I RL, YOU RL (2013) and I DON'T WANT ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE INTERNET (2012). Her work has been exhibited in "Poetry Will Be Made By All!" (LUMA/Westbau, Zürich, 2014) where she completed a residency, "Vorspiel Transmediale" (Berlin, 2014) and "Online/Offline: Encoding Everyday Life"  (Galeria Valle Orti, Valencia, 2012), as well as at the Brooklyn Museum, New York (2006, 2007) and the Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC (2006). Her writing has been featured in several places online, such as Lemon Hound, Gauss PDF, Poetry Foundation's Harriet Blog and even Yahoo! Tech. She is the Poetry Editor of IMPERIAL MATTERS, and with Ana Bozicevic, 1/2 of the tandem, not_I. 

5/16: Mark Wunderlich, Mónica de la Torre, Samantha Zighelboim

Hello!

Please join us this Friday at 7 pm for readings by:

Mark Wunderlich!
Mónica de la Torre!
Samantha Zighelboim!

Bios and pics below.
Invite your Facebook friends here.

See you there,
Dorothea Lasky
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The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

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Samantha Zighelboim's poems, translations and book reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Bone Bouquet, BOMB, Maggy and Ragazine, among others. She lives and works in New York City, where she lives with her extremely powerful fat cat, Buddha, and teaches creative writing and literature at Mercy College.



Mark Wunderlich is the author of three collections of poems, the most recent of which is The Earth Avails, published this spring by Graywolf Press.  His other books are Voluntary Servitude, also by Graywolf, and The Anchorage, which received the Lambda Literary Award.  He teaches writing and literature at Bennington College and lives in Catskill, New York.




Mónica de la Torre is the author of five poetry collections, among them Four (Switchback) and Public Domain (Roof Books). A native of Mexico City, she writes in Spanish and English and has translated numerous Latin American poets. Her work is represented in the anthologies Against Expression, I’ll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing by Women, and the first volume of Collective Task. She frequently collaborates with artists and writers. Taller de Taquimecanografía, published in Mexico City, is the result of one such collaboration. Recently, her work has been published in Aufgabe, Art in America, Convolution, the catalog for the exhibition Xul Solar and Jorge Luis Borges: The Art of Friendship (Americas Society), and Triple Canopy’s Corrected Slogans. She teaches in the MFA writing program at Columbia University and is BOMB Magazine’s senior editor.

5/9: Cassandra Gillig, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Isaac Pool



Cassandra Gillig is neither Hannah Weiner (whose work can be read online at http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/weiner/) nor Wanda Coleman (whose work can be heard online at http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Coleman-Wanda.php).


LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs works with words, voice, video and beads. She is the author of TwERK (Belladonna, 2013), as well as the album Television. LaTasha has received scholarships, residencies, and fellowships from Cave Canem, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, VCCA, The Laundromat Project, The Jerome Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, the Eben Demarest Trust, and Millay Colony. As an independent curator and artistic director, she has directed literary/music events at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Symphony Space, Bam Café, The Schomburg Research Center for Black Culture, Dixon Place, El Museo del Barrio, The David Rubenstein Atrium. A native of Harlem, LaTasha and writer Greg Tate are the founders and editors of yoYO/SO4 Magazine.


Isaac Pool is an artist and poet splitting time between New York and Detroit. He holds an MFA in Fine Arts from Parsons The New School for Design (2013) and a BFA in Electronic Arts from Wayne State University (2011). Pool's practice includes curatorial projects - recently working with the Next Time and Hobby Group platforms - and collaborative performance in addition to his studio practice. His work with photography, video, objects and text engage with a perverse sense of realism, straddling between fictional narrative and material investment. Recent exhibitions include "A Alternatives" at What Pipeline, Detroit and "The Intelligence of Things" at The Kitchen, NYC. Isaac's first publication, "Alien She" is now available on Klaus ebooks. 


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Reading starts at 7PM.
The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://www.petescandystore.com/multifarious_array/multifarious_array.html
Also, visit us here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

4/25: Tom Healy, William Brewer, Jason Koo


Hello!

Please join us this Friday night at 7 p.m. for readings by:

Tom Healy!

William Brewer!

and

Jason Koo!

Bios and pics below. Invite your Facebook friends here. 

See you there,
Dorothea Lasky 

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The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/
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Tom Healy is the author of “Animal Spirits” and “What the Right Hand Knows,” a 2009 finalist in poetry for the  LA Times Book Prize and the Lambda Literary Award.  Tom chairs the Fulbright Board, which oversee the worldwide Fulbright Scholars program.  A book of his essays about friends who are artists and writers , “Not Untrue, Not Unkind, “ will be out in the fall.  




William Brewer's work has been featured in BOMB, Bodega, and Phantom Limb. He is currently a Creative Writing Teaching Fellow at Columbia University, an Assistant Editor at Parnassus: Poetry in Review, and a poetry reader for Boston Review. Originally from West Virginia, he now hails from Brooklyn. 




Jason Koo is the author of two collections of poetry, America's Favorite Poem (C&R Press, 2014) and Man on Extremely Small Island (C&R Press, 2009), winner of the De Novo Poetry Prize and the Asian American Writers' Workshop Members' Choice Award for the best Asian American book of 2009. An assistant professor of English at Quinnipiac University, Koo is also the founder and executive director of Brooklyn Poets, a nonprofit organization celebrating and cultivating the poets, poetry and literary heritage of Brooklyn, where he lives.

4/4: Betsy Fagin, Joseph Mosconi, Ara Shirinyan



Betsy Fagin is an activist, poet and librarian who explores the territory where art, information access and political engagement through direct action meet. She is the author of Poverty Rush (Three Sad Tigers, 2011), the science seemed so solid (dusie kollektiv, 2011), Belief Opportunity (Big Game Books Tinyside, 2008), Rosemary Stretch (dusie e/chap, 2006) and For every solution there is a problem (Open 24 Hours, 2003).


Joseph Mosconi is the author of Fright Catalog (Insert Blanc, 2013) and Demon Miso/Fashion in Child (Make Now Press, 2014). He lives in LA where he co-curates Poetic Research Bureau and is the editor of Area Sneaks, a magazine for art and writing. 

   


Ara Shirinyan lives in Glendale, a suburb in Los Angeles County. He was born in the Armenian SSR and moved here by his parents in 1987. Issues of identity, nationalism (imagination) & habitat (reality) cause him much grief. He writes, often appropriates, textures, works in the book form, both material and digital. Since 2003 he has edited and published Make Now Press, a publisher of innovative writing. He has made or authored several books, including Syria Is in the World, Your Country Is Great, Handsome Fish Offices, Speech Genres. He likes starting or instigating gatherings. He has played music (Godzik Pink), co-founded an all ages venue (The Smell Club) and co-directs at Poetic Research Bureau. He divides his time between adjuncting at a local community college (ELAC!), trying to be a great parent/partner, working in construction, and publishing. He is working on things.


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Reading starts at 7PM.
The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://www.petescandystore.com/multifarious_array/multifarious_array.html
Also, visit us here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

3/21: Steffani Jemison, Steven Seidenberg, Christine Shan Shan Hou




STEFFANI JEMISON is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her videos, installations, and mixed media works have been exhibited nationally and internationally at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, LAXART, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Laurel Gitlen, Team Gallery, and other venues. Recent performances and lectures include the Museum of Modern Art (NY), the Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia) and the Menil Collection (Houston). In 2009, Jemison founded Future Plan and Program, a publishing project featuring literary work by visual artists; the press will publish its eighth book in 2013. Jemison has participated in artist residencies at the International Studio and Curatorial Program, Project Row Houses, the Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. She is a 2013 recipient of a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award and an Art Matters Foundation grant. She received a BA in Comparative Literature from Columbia University and an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

  (photo courtesy: Kevin Killian)

STEVEN SEIDENBERG is a San Francisco based writer and artist. His first book of lyric, philosophical prose, Itch, was released from RAW ArT Press in January 2014. He is the author of three chapbooks of poetry, most recently Null Set from Spooky Actions Books, and is co-editor of the poetry journal pallaksch.pallaksch.


CHRISTINE SHAN SHAN HOU is a poet and artist living in Brooklyn, NY. Publications include the forthcoming chapbook Food Cuts Short Cuts (The New Megaphone 2014), C O N C R E T E S O U N D (2011) a collaborative artists’ book with artist Audra Wolowiec, and Accumulations (Publication Studio 2010). Additional poems and/or artwork appear in Weekday, EOAGH, Bone Bouquet, Belladonna, Gwarlingo, ILK, LIT, The Atlas Review, tender, Lemon Hound, and Two Serious Ladies amongst others. She has received awards from Key West Literary Seminar, The Flow Chart Foundation/The Academy for American Poets, and Naropa University’s Summer Writing Program. She occasionally writes about performance for The Performance Club and Hyperallergic Weekend, and is currently a member of the Brooklyn Yoga Collective where she teaches free yoga classes to kids in the neighborhood.


Reading starts at 7PM.
The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://www.petescandystore.com/multifarious_array/multifarious_array.html
Also, visit us here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

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