This Friday, September 12th at 7 pm, is the first reading of the Pete's Fall 2008 Poetry Season. Come hear Amy King, Leslie Anne Mcilroy with Don Bertschman accompanying on guitar, and Nellie Bridge!
Amy King is the author of I'm the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, both from Blazevox Books, and most recently, Kiss Me With the Mouth of Your Country (Dusie Press). She is the moderator for the Poetics List and the Women's Poetry Listserv, and teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College. She is currently editing an anthology, The Urban Poetic, forthcoming from Factory School.
Leslie Anne Mcilroy won the 2001 Word Press Poetry Prize for her full-length collection Rare Space and the 1997 Slipstream Poetry Chapbook Prize for her chapbook Gravel. Her second full-length book, Liquid Like This, was published by Word Press in July 2008. Leslie’s daughter, Silas, is a poetic six. Don Bertschman is a musician and writer who studied with Coleman Barks at the University of Georgia. Leslie and Don live in Pittsburgh, PA where they work as copywriters.
Nellie Bridge grew up in Washington State, and has lived in New York for the last 7 years. Her poems have appeared in Rattapallax, KNOCK, Painted Bride Quarterly, New Delta Review, and other places. She lives in Brooklyn and works at the Authors Guild.