Todd Colby, Kate Schapira, Urayoan Noel & Brenda Coultas

Friday, February 26, 7pm

Todd Colby has published four books of poetry: Ripsnort (1994), Cush (1995), Riot in the Charm Factory: New and Selected Writings (2000), and Tremble & Shine (2004), all published by Soft Skull Press. Todd has performed his poetry on PBS and MTV, and his collaborative books and paintings with artist David Lantow can be seen in the Brooklyn Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art special collections libraries. Todd serves on the Board of Directors for The Poetry Project, where he has also taught several poetry workshops. Here he is in 3am.

Kate Schapira is the author of TOWN (Factory School, Heretical Texts, 2010) and several chapbooks with Flying Guillotine Press, Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, Cy Gist Press, Rope-A-Dope Press and horse less press, as well as her own kitchen-table imprint, In Hand Books. She runs the Publicly Complex reading series in Providence, RI. She's in Shampoo.

Urayoán Noel is a South-Bronx-based PPP (Puerto Rican poet and performer) who teaches at SUNY-Albany. His most recent poetry book/CD is Boringkén (Callejón, 2008). A contributing editor of Mandorla, he recently co-edited The Portable Boog Reader 4, and is currently completing a book on Nuyorican poetry as well as various analog and digital Latin/o/Ame/Rican translation projects. He's in Long Shot.

Brenda Coultas is the author of The Marvelous Bones of Time (2008) and A Handmade Museum (2003) from Coffee House Press, which won the Norma Farber Award from The Poetry Society of America, and a Greenwall Fund publishing grant from the Academy of American Poets. She has received a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship (NYFA) and a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council residency (LMCC). Coultas recently served as visiting poet at Long Island University in Brooklyn New York. Here she is in Fascicle.

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