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SATURDAYS FROM 4:30 - 6:30 PM
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Funding is made possible by the continuing
support of the Segue Foundation and the Literature Program of the New York
State Council on the Arts.
The Segue Reading Series is made possible by the support of The Segue Foundation. For more information, please visit www.seguefoundation.com or call (212) 614-0505. Curators: FEBRUARY-MARCH: Charity Coleman & Corina Copp; APRIL-MAY: Trisha Low, Holly Melgard & Nat Otting.
CHRIS NEALON & CATHERINE WAGNER
Chris Nealon is the author of two books of literary criticism, Foundlings: Lesbian and Gay Historical Emotion before Stonewall and The Matter of Capital: Poetry and Crisis in The American Century. Books of poems include The Joyous Age and Plummet and a recent chapbook, The Dial. He teaches at Johns Hopkins University and lives in Washington, D.C.
Catherine Wagner's latest book is Nervous Device from City Lights; other books include My New Job, Macular Hole and Miss America from Fence. She lives in Oxford, Ohio.
JOCELYN SPAAR &
Jocelyn Spaar is an artist, poet and translator whose work has appeared in the Paris Review Daily, Bridge Journal, Storychord and Paper Nautilus among others. Her drawings, video and text-art installations and films have premiered in galleries and festivals around the world.
Masha Tupitsyn is the author of Love Dog, Like Someone In Love: An Addendum to Love Dog, LACONIA: 1,200 Tweets on Film and Beauty Talk & Monsters. She is co-editor of the anthology Life As We Show It: Writing on Film and is a senior editor at Berfrois.
JIM FLETCHER &
Jim Fletcher participated in the writing of the Bernadette Corporation books Reena Spaulings (2004), Eine Pinot Grigio, Bitte (2007) and The Complete Poem (2010). He is also a founding member and performer with the New York City Players theater company with Richard Maxwell.
Eileen Myles is a poet, novelist, art journalist. Her Inferno (a poet’s novel) is now available on iTunes in her own voice. Working on a dog book now, Afterglow, about the late great Rosie and the many streamers of her existence.
CECILIA CORRIGAN &
Cecilia Corrigan is a writer and performer who lives in New York. Her first book, TITANIC, was awarded the Plonsker Prize and is forthcoming on &Now Books. Her chapbook, True Beige, is available at Trafficker Press.
Sarah Schulman's most recent books are Israel/Palestine and The Queer International, The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination and the novel The Mere Future.
JOSEF KAPLAN &
Josef Kaplan is the author of Kill List (Cars Are Real, 2013) and Democracy Is Not for the People (Truck Books, 2012). A chapbook of critical writing, All Nightmare: Introductions, 2011–2012, is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse.
Marianne Morris lives in Oakland, CA. Her first collection, The On All Said Things Moratorium, is published by Enitharmon Press in the UK. Most recent chapbooks include Alphabet Poems (BookThug), DSK (Tipped Press) and Commitment (Critical Documents). She started Bad Press in 2003.
MILES CHAMPION &
Miles Champion's recent/forthcoming books are How to Laugh (Adventures in Poetry, 2014), How I Became a Painter, an illustrated book-length interview with Trevor Winkfield (Pressed Wafer, 2014) and a forthcoming selection of Tom Raworth’s writing (Carcanet, 2015).
Jacqueline Waters is the author of One Sleeps the Other Doesn’t (Ugly Duckling Presse) and A Minute without Danger (Adventures in Poetry). Recent poems have appeared in The American Reader, Everyday Genius and Clock. She edits The Physiocrats, a pamphlet press.
MEI-MEI BERSSENBRUGGE &
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge is the author of 12 books of poetry, most recently Hello, the Roses (New Directions, 2013). She lives in northern New Mexico and New York City.
Anne Waldman is the author most recently of Gossamurmur (Penguin Poets, 2013) and Jaguar Harmonics (Post-Apollo, forthcoming). Her Iovis Trilogy won the PEN USA Center for Poetry Literary Award (2012). She is a Guggenheim Fellow (2013–14), the Artistic Director of the Summer Writing Program at Naropa and is currently editing the new anthology CROSS WORLDS with Laura Wright.
ROB HALPERN &
Rob Halpern's most recent book of poems and essays is Music for Porn (Nightboat Books, 2012). Common Place is forthcoming later this year from Ugly Duckling Presse. He lives in San Francisco and Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Ann Lauterbach is the author of eight collections of poems, most recently Or To Begin Again (Penguin, 2013), as well as a book of essays, The Night Sky: Writings on the Poetics of Experience (Viking, 2005). She is Ruth and David Schwab III Professor of Language and Literature at Bard College.
AMY DE'ATH &
Amy De’Ath is a doctoral student studying poetry and theory in Vancouver, BC. She previously worked in London, UK and held a residency at the University of Surrey. Her poetry books include Caribou (Bad Press, 2013), Erec & Enide (Salt, 2010), Andromeda / The World Works for Me (Crater Press, 2009) and a forthcoming chapbook from Iodine Press in Brighton, UK.
Kevin Davies's books include The Golden Age of Paraphernalia and Comp., both from Edge.
FELIZ LUCIA MOLINA &
Feliz Lucia Molina is the author of Undercastle (Magic Helicopter Press, 2013) and forthcoming collaborative books The Wes Letters and The Middle. Publications can be found at UbuWeb, Gauss PDF, The Volta and others. She is a contributing editor at continent.
Danny Snelson is a writer, editor and archivist. His online editorial work can be found on UbuWeb, PennSound, Jacket2 and Eclipse. He works at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in collaboration with Mashinka Firunts. See also: http://dss-edit.com
CHRIS SYLVESTER &
Chris Sylvester makes sisteract.tumblr.com, co-edits trollthread.tumblr.com (with Holly Melgard and Joey Yearous-Algozin) and orworse.net (with Nick Mugavero). His Instagram name is 'spreadsheet'. + Follow = Follow Back.
The Waitress is a noise based performance art project conceived by mixed media artist Jane Chardiet exploring abuse of power in the workplace. Collaborators include Ciarra Black, Michael Thomas Vassallo, Miles Pflanx and Aya Cunt.
CASSANDRA GILLIG &
Cassandra Gillig, born 1993, Chicago, as first, a medium poet, small student, large researcher and medium editor. She now lives in Jersey as a medium poet, medium student, medium researcher, medium, & of medium fun. She has no books but puts out books.
Alice Notley is the author of Culture of One and Songs and Stories of the Ghouls among other books of poetry. She has edited The Collected Poems of Ted Berrigan and The Selected Poems of Ted Berrigan with her sons Anselm and Edmund Berrigan. She lives and writes in Paris, France.
ANDREW DURBIN &
Andrew Durbin is the author of Mature Themes (Nightboat Books, 2015) and several chapbooks, including Believers (Poor Claudia, 2014) and The Standard (Insert Blanc Press, 2014). He lives in New York.
Rod Smith is the author of books including Deed, Music or Honesty and editor of The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley, with Kaplan Harris and Peter Baker (University of California Press, 2014). He edits the journal Aerial, publishes Edge Books and manages Bridge Street Books.
MELANIE NEILSON &
In Melanie Neilson's most recent publication, Palmyra Pieces (theenk Books, 2013), mysterious doubt floats over a book cover argument between lovers. Previous books include Civil Noir (Roof Books, 1992) and Natural Facts (Potes and Poets Press, 1996).
Kate Zambreno is the author of the novels O Fallen Angel (Chiasmus Press, 2010) and Green Girl (Harper Perennial reissue, January 2014) and her critical memoir Heroines (Semiotext(e), 2012). Her anti-memoir The Book of Mutter is forthcoming (Counterpath Press, 2014).
STEPHEN BOYER &
Stephen Boyer is a writer, curator, visual and performance artist. As People's Library librarian, he compiled the Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology. He is the author of the chapbook Ghosts (BentBoyBooks, 2010) and the novel Parasite (Publication Studio, 2012).
Holly Pester works with sound poetry and live texts. She is undergoing a practice-led doctorate at Birkbeck College, Contemporary Poetic Research Centre.
FELIX BERNSTEIN &
Felix Bernstein has produced short videos for YouTube since his satirical Coming Out Video (2008). His first film, Unchained Melody, was acclaimed by Wayne Kostenbaum for its "shock, beauty, complexity, laughter, luridness, lightness of touch and phantasmagoric intertextuality."
Grace Miceli is a curator, poet and multimedia artist living in Queens, NY. She runs the online exhibition space Art Baby Gallery and is a contributor to Illuminati Girl Gang, The Ardorous, SALT and Girls Get Busy.
JUDITH GOLDMAN &
Judith Goldman is core faculty in the Poetics Program at the University at Buffalo. She is author of "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote," Solar Throat Slashed, Pussy, King of the Pirates and is currently completing Action Kylie.
Andy Sterling is a writer living in NYC and a member of Rob Fitterman's Collective Task ensemble. Notable publications include Mackey (bas-books, 2010), Supergroup (Gauss PDF Editions, 2013) and Who Owns Primos? (forthcoming).