Today I got this email from Polly who runs the WRITERS READING TO WRITERS LISTENING TO WRITERS READING TO WRITERS reading series. WOWOWOWOWOWOW
/ AMELIA GRAY \
/ ADAM ROBINSON \
/ AMY LAWLESS \
/ ELI SCHMITT \
::: WHOA MY GOSH - (almost) ALL NAMES BEGINNING WITH THE LETTER A :::
::: BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL 2012 BOOKEND EVENT :::
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
reading begins at 8:30 PM
(between St. Marks Ave. and Prospect Pl.)
Kindly bring your own soft and hard beverages.
Here are very short biographies of the truly talented reading writers:AMELIA GRAY is the author of AM/PM (Featherproof Books), Museum of the Weird (FC2) and THREATS (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). For other writing, see here. For a big ol' picture of her face, see here.
ADAM ROBINSON lives in Baltimore, where he runs Publishing Genius Press. He is the author of Adam Robison and Other Poemsand Say Poem. He plays short stop and guitar and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Baltimore and he writes about books for HTMLGiant.
AMY LAWLESS is the author of Noctis Licentia (Black Maze Books, 2008), the chapbook Elephants in Mourning ([sic] Press, 2012), and My Dead (Octopus Books forthcoming in 2013). She was named a 2011 New York Foundation for the Arts fellow. Some poems have most recently appeared in the Gesture, H_NGM_N, and Bling That Sings. She teaches creative writing at Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn.
ELI SCHMITT is a graduate of Deep Springs College, an editor of the n+1 OCCUPY gazette, and a marketing strategist for a nonprofit. He tweets here: @eli_schmitt