What's better than walking alone in the cold all night?
Taking your self to Pete's Candy Store next Friday night! It will be warm. And there will be people. And there will be poets reading.
On 12/17, we have three amazing poets: Jennifer Kronovet, Rachel Levitsky, and Lynn Behrendt. Bios and pics below.
See you there at 7 p.m.!
Jennifer Kronovet is the author of the poetry collection Awayward (BOA Editions, 2009), which was selected by Jean Valentine for the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in the Colorado Review, Fence, Open City, Ploughshares, A Public Space, and elsewhere. She is currently a Writer-in-Residence at Washington University in St. Louis.
Rachel Levitsky’s first full-length volume, Under the Sun was published by Futurepoem books in 2003. She is the author of five chapbooks of poetry, Dearly (a+bend, 1999), Dearly 356, Cartographies of Error (Leroy, 1999), The Adventures of Yaya and Grace (PotesPoets, 1999) and 2(1×1)Portraits (Baksun, 1998). Levitsky writes poetry plays, three of which (one with Camille Roy) have been performed in New York and San Francisco. Her work is published in magazines such as The Recluse, Sentence, Fence, The Brooklyn Rail, Global City, The Hat, Skanky Possum, Lungfull! and the anthologies, Boog City (vol. I & II), Bowery Women, and 19 Lines: A Drawing Center Writing Anthology. Recently her work was translated into Icelandic for the anthology 131.839 Slög Med Bilum by Eiríkur Örn Nordahl and into French for the Paris journal Action poetique. Online poetry and critical essays can be found on such sites as Narrativity, Duration Press, How2, Web Conjunctions, and is forthcoming in DWB, in the 2010 issue of the Dutch language magazine, “The Empire of Women,” which she is also guest-editing with Jan Lauwereyns. She has taught poetry workshops at Woodland Pattern, Naropa University, Poets House, the Poetry Project and the Pratt Institute. She is the founder and co-director of Belladonna*, an event and publication series of feminist avant-garde poetics. In 2008 she was the poet from the United States invited to attend The Tokyo Poetry Festival and throughout 2008-2009 she served as the CPCW Fellow in Poetics & Poetic Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. She currently teaches college courses in two prisons in New York State.
Lynn Behrendt is the author of several chapbooks, most recently Luminous Flux. A full length collection, petals, emblems, will be published in 2010 by Lunar Chandelier Press. She co-edits the Annandale Dream Gazette, an online journal of poets' dreams, as well as Peep/Show Poetry. She lives and works in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley.
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)
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