Paige Taggart, Sharon Dolin, Esther K. Smith & Patrick Lucy

Friday, October 23, 7 pm

Paige Taggart is a 2009 NYFA fellow and has an e-chapbook with Scantily Clad Press, Won’t Be a Girl. Her poems have appeared in Alice Blue Review, La Petite Zine, Six Finch, Blazevox, Elimae, Caketrain, Eleven Eleven, Boog City. Here is more of her.

Sharon Dolin’s fourth book, Burn and Dodge won the AWP Donald Hall Prize in Poetry. Her other books include Heart Work. Serious Pink, and Realm of the Possible. She is Writer-in-Residence at Eugene Lang College, The New School. She also teachers at the Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y and directs the Center for Books Arts Annual Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition. Here she is in Jacket.

Esther K Smith publishes limited editions and artist books at Purgatory Pie Press in New York City in collaboration with letterpress printer Dikko Faust and other artists and writers. She is the author of HOW TO MAKE BOOKS, MAGIC BOOKS & PAPER TOYS and forthcoming, THE PAPER BRIDE--published by Random House imprint, Potter Craft. Her poems have recently been published in Clwn Wrs, White Rabbit, and Live Mag. She is a proud member of Brevitas, a group that emails short poems on the first and fifteenth of each month. A few days ago, she opened a box in a basement and found a huge cockroach, sketchbooks and her first book of poetry, written when she was in sixth grade.

Patrick Lucy is a member of the New Philadelphia Poets, a group committed to advancing poetry, space & community in Philadelphia. His work has appeared recently in the Corduroy Mtn and Ink Node (featured). His chapbook, WILLIAM, is forthcoming from Con/Crescent Press. Patrick's disembodied press & blog, Catch/Confetti, produces fine poetry ephemera and comment. He lives in Fishtown and runs a web development company called Nimblelight.

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