10/21: Janaka Stucky, Bianca Stone, Sampson Starkweather

Hello out there!

It is raining today, but on Friday we expect clear skies.

Clear poetry skies, that is.

This Friday, 10/21, at 7 p.m., three poets will be showing us what is clear and what is cloudy. And also what are the gentle breezes.

From the cabinets of The Multifarious Array Reading Series, we present to you:

Janaka Stucky!

Bianca Stone!

Sampson Starkweather!

Facebook event page here. Bios and pics below.

See you there!

Dorothea Lasky


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)

Visit us online here: http://www.petescandystore.com/multifarious_array/multifarious_array.html
Also, visit us here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

Sampson Starkweather is the author of Self Help Poems, The Heart is Green from So Much Waiting, City of Moths and The Photograph. He played professional soccer in New Zealand and was an editor of physics and chemistry books, currently he is the Publications Coordinator at the Center for the Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center. He lives in Brooklyn, and is a founding editor of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry press.

Bianca is the author of the chapbook Someone Else's Wedding Vows from Argos books, and has been published in such magazines as Best American Poetry 2011, Conduit, and American Poetry Review. She is the cofounder and editor of Monk Books. Her next book, Antigonick, a new kind of comic book, and collaboration with Anne Carson, will be out in 2012 from New Directions. She lives in Brooklyn with the poet Ben Pease and their cat Commander Riker.

(Photo by Adrianne Mathiowetz)

Janaka Stucky is the Publisher of Black Ocean, based out of Boston. He is the author of Your Name Is the Only Freedom and his poems have appeared in publications such as Denver Quarterly, Fence, North American Review, and Volt. In 2010, he was voted “Boston’s Best Poet” in The Boston Phoenix. He is practicing the perfection of effort while working on silent relationships with knives, pugilism, and a history of tentacles. His chapbook, The World Will Deny It for You, was recently chosen by Cathy Wagner for the 2011 Aahsahta Chapbook Prize and will be published by Ahsahta Press in 2012.

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