TODAY: Poetry At East Coast Aliens

May 17, 2008 by
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic 

Today from 3:00 through 8:00 p.m. East Coast Aliens will be hosting their third poetry event in partnership with Typo Magazine, Goose Up! Here’s the 411 per Typo’s press release:

Cannibal, Harp & Altar, Saltgrass, and Tight are pleased to announce Goose Up!, a poetry reading at East Coast Aliens. The 18 readers at Goose Up! represent the scope of four innovative independent literary journals of emerging prominence.

Headliners include Sarah Gridley (Weather Eye Open, University of California Press), Matthew Rohrer (Rise Up, Wave Books), Chris Martin (American Music, Copper Canyon), Shanxing Wang (Mad Science in Imperial City, Futurepoem Books), Timothy Liu (For Dust Thou Art, Crab Orchard Series in Poetry), Rebecca Wolff (founder/editor of Fence & Fence Books), and Kate Greenstreet (case sensitive, Ahsahta Press).  The reading will also feature poets with profound underground followings, such as John Coletti (co-editor of Open 24 Hours Press, editor of The Poetry Project Newsletter), Ana Bozicevic (Document, Octopus Books), Jess Mynes (editor of Fewer and Further Press), Joanna Sondheim (The Fit, Sona Books), and Frank Sherlock (Daybook of Perversities & Main Events, Cy Gist Press), as well as a selection of breakthrough poets Cate Peebles, Christopher Rizzo, Shannon Jonas, Jennifer Kronovet, Katy Henriksen, and Mark Lamoureux.  Intermissions will feature music by The Hadacol.

East Coast Aliens
216 Franklin Street
Brooklyn, New York 11222

Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and the recommended price admission is $6.00 per person.

Miss Heather

P.S.: Tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m. East Coast Aliens will be featuring the Fritz Lang film, M. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the price of admission us $6.00. Here’s a fact I learned about this film via IMDb:

The extras playing the members of the criminal gang were real life delinquents: before the end of the filming 24 of them were put into jail.


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