Thursday, February 23, 2006

Heading to New York tomorrow to do some wedding-related stuff and staying through Monday to read as part of the Between A & B series. Here's the official promo:
Poets as far flung as London, Ithaca, and Brooklyn will converge at 11th street this Monday. Don't miss it.

Joshua Corey
Owen Sheers
Corina Copp

Monday, February 27, 7:30PM
at the 11th Street Bar (510 E. 11th Street btw A & B).

Joshua Corey is the author of Selah (Barrow Street Press, 2003) selected by Robert Pinsky as the winner of the Barrow Street Press Book Contest, and Fourier Series (Spineless Books, 2005) which was the winner of the Fitzpatrick-O'Dinn Award judge by Christian Bok. He lives in Ithaca, New York, where he is writing a dissertation on modernist pastoral and keeps a blog, Cahiers de Corey:

Owen Sheers was born in Fiji in 1974 and brought up in Abergavenny, South Wales. He was educated at King Henry VIII comprehensive, Abergavenny and New College, Oxford. The winner of an Eric Gregory Award and the 1999 Vogue Young Writer's Award, his first collection of poetry, The Blue Book (Seren, 2000) was short-listed for the Welsh Book of the Year and the Forward Prize Best 1st Collection 2001. His debut prose work The Dust Diaries (Faber 2004), a travel memoir set
in Zimbabwe, was short-listed for the Royal Society of Literature's Ondaatje Prize and won the Welsh Book of the Year 2005. Owen's 2nd collection of poetry, Skirrid Hill is published by Seren in November 2005 and Unicorns, almost his one man play based on the life and poetry of the WWII poet Keith Douglas will be produced by Old Vic, New Voices in 2006. He currently lives in London and is writing his first novel, due for publication by Faber in Spring 2007. For more information go to:

Corina Copp hails from Lawrence, KS, Boulder, CO, and New Orleans, LA. She is most recently the author of the e-book, Carpeted (Faux Press, 2004) and Play Air (Belladonna* Books, 2005). Her poems and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming from Fence, The Germ, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Pom2, and Magazine Cypress. She is the Monday Night Reading Series Coordinator at the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, and lives in Brooklyn.

You can read her work at:

Upcoming Readings:

March 13
Forrest Gander
Karen Garthe
Thom Donovan

March 27
Special Reading for the New Anthology "Legitmate Dangers: American
Poets of the New Century"
Mark Bibbins
Timothy Donnelly
Suzanne Wise
Erica Bernheim

April 10
Elizabeth Willis
Ben Doyle
Sandra Miller
Hoping to see you there!

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