Stephen Motika, Sue Nacey & Peter Spagnuolo

Friday, March 28th, 7 pm

Stephen Motika's chapbook, Arrival and at Mono, was published by Sona Books in fall 2007. His work has appeared in The National Post of Canada, Another Chicago Magazine, and The Common Review, among other publications. "The Field," a collaborative exhibition with Dianna Frid, was on view at Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois, Chicago, in December 2003. He is the coordinator of public programs, education, and exhibitions at Poets House and publisher of Nightboat Books.

Sue Nacey coordinates the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Hunter College in addition to teaching in the undergraduate English Department. She also holds an MFA from Hunter, where she was a Norma Friedman Fellow, working as a research assistant to Edward Hirsch. Her Master's Thesis, The Frivolous King, was awarded a Newman Award for Outstanding Thesis. Her poetry has appeared in Perspectives: A Journal of Critical & Creative Writing, Conduit and RealPoetik.

Peter Spagnuolo is the author of The Squatter's Midden (2001) and Ten by Fourteen (2005), limited edition/letterpress chapbooks from Booklyn. "Egg and Dart," a longer poem, is due out this spring. He has been a past Poetry Fellow for the state arts councils of California and Pennsylvania, and his poems appear in Threepenny Review and Poetry. Mr. Spagnuolo works a day-job writing for mysterious figures at a criminal defense firm on the Lower East Side. He lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and loves key lime pie more than he can say.

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