Boog City to Present D.A. LEVY LINES: CELEBRATING RENEGADE PRESSES, 11/21
Boog City presents d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses -- N.Y.C./L.I. Small Presses Night -- Thurs. Nov. 21, 6:30 p.M. Sharp, free at the Sidewalk Café, 94 Ave. A (@ E. 6th St.), NYC with Epiphany Magazine, Marsh Hawk Press, Nor By Press, Tea Party Republicans Press and music from Mixed Doubles.
This is our one event each season in our "d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses" series where we honor locAl Small presses.
Featuring readings from contributors to some of the area's finest small presses and with publications available from each of the presses:
**Epiphany Magazine, Odette Heideman, editor; Tanya Rey, fiction editor;
Cullen Thomas, nonfiction editor; Cassandra Gillig (and Ben Roylance?), poetry editor;
and Nat Otting, managing editor
**Marsh Hawk Press, Sandy McIntosh, managing editor
**Nor By Press, Emily Toder, editor
**Tea Party Republicans Press, Douglas Piccinnini and Josef Kaplan, co-editors
Series curated and with an introduction by Boog City editor David Kirschenbaum. Boog City 84, our N.Y.C./L.I. Small Presses Issue, published in conjunction with the above event, features pages put together by the participating presses, as well as our usual swell Boog City content: http://boogcity.com/boogpdfs/bc84.pdf -- going live on Tues. Nov. 12 (there is currently a placeholder at that site).
Under the poetry editorship of Jennifer Nelson, Epiphany published poems by Macgregor Card, Cody-Rose Clevidence, Lewis Freedman, Lucy Ives, Ish Klein, Bianca Stone, Elizabeth Willis, and many others. The upcoming issue, the thirteenth, features 13 poets: Shannon Burns, Andrew Durbin, Jess Dutschman, Cean Gamalinda, Laura Goldstein, Debbie Hu, Sue Landers, Kelin Loe, Laura Marie Marciano, Filip Marinovich, Steve Roggenbuck, Kim Vodicka, and Simone White.
**Marsh Hawk Press
Marsh Hawk Press, founded in 2001, publishes an eclectic list of poets and poetic styles, with 73 titles currently in print. Notable recent titles include: Sugar Zone by Mary Mackey, winner of the PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature; Blind Date With Cavafy by Steve Fellner, winner of the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Male Poetry; and I Take Thee English, for My Beloved by Eileen R. Tabios, winner of the Calatagan Award from the Philippine American Writers and Arts, Inc. Please visit the above url for submitting information.
Claudia Carlson's first book of poetry, The Elephant House, was published by Marsh Hawk Press. She co-edited The Poet's Grimm, an anthology of fairy tale poems, with Jeanne Marie Beaumont. Her poems have appeared in Court Green, Gargoyle,nycbigcitylit.com, Southern Poetry Review, and The Cream City Review, among others. She has been included in the anthologies Love Rise Up (Benu Press), A Circle of Friends: Remembering Madeleine L'Engle, and The Breath of Parted Lips II(CavanKerry Press). She's a mapmaker, illustrator, photographer, and award-winning designer specializing in art directing for small presses.
Thomas Fink, is the author of seven previous books of poetry, including Peace Conference (Marsh Hawk Press) and Autopsy Turvy (Meritage Press), as well as three chapbooks. He is also the author of two books of criticism, including A Different Sense of Power (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press). Fink's work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Chicago Review, Contemporary Literature, Denver Quarterly, Diode, Jacket, Lit, Milk, Minnesota Review, Otoliths, Second Avenue Poetry, Sentence, Shampoo, Slope, Talisman, Verse, and numerous other journals. His paintings hang in various collections. Fink is professor of English at City University of New York-LaGuardia.