AT THE ZINC BAR

Fall/Wnter 2014-15

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82 WEST 3rd STREET, BETWEEN THOMPSON AND SULLIVAN STS.

SATURDAYS FROM 4:30 - 6:30 PM

$5 admission goes to support the readers

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.

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Curators:

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: Cassandra Gillig & Nathaniel Otting.



APRIL



APRIL 4

CECILIA VICUÑA & LAURIE WEEKS

Cecilia Vicuña is a poet, visual artist, and filmmaker who has exhibited her work in Europe, Latin America and the U.S. She is the author of 20 books, most recently Spit Temple: Selected Oral Performances (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012). Cecilia lives between Chile and New York.

Laurie Weeks’s novel Zipper Mouth received the International Lambda Literary Award for Best Debut Novel and was excerpted in The Best American Nonrequired Reading. Currently she’s channelling How I Became A Mystic, her second novel-type thing.

APRIL 11

LISA SAMUELS & STEPHANIE YOUNG

Lisa Samuels’s work focuses on transculturalism, ethics, violence, the body, and imaginative knowing. Recent books are Wild Dialectics (2012) and Anti M (2013), and her novel Tender Girl (Dusie) is forthcoming. She is collaborating with filmmaker Wes Tank and composer Frédéric Pattar.

Stephanie Young lives and works in Oakland. Her most recent book is URSULA or UNIVERSITY. She is managing editor of Deep Oakland and editor at Krupskaya.

APRIL 18

ANNE TARDOS & BILL LUOMA

Anne Tardos’s poetry is both plurilingual and unilingual. Her most recent book, Jackson Mac Low’s The Complete Light Poems, co-edited with Michael O’Driscoll, was published by Chax Press. Her current poetry includes The Complete Nines and Multiples of Three. She lives in New York with her husband, composer Michael Byron.

Bill Luoma is an avid Twitter user and proud father. He is the author of Some Math, Works & Days, Dear Dad, and many delightful others.

APRIL 25

RONALDO V. WILSON & RENÉE GREEN

Ronaldo V. Wilson is most recently the author of Farther Traveler: Poetry, Prose, Other (2015) and Lucy 72 (2015). He is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Literature at U.C. Santa Cruz.

Renée Green is an artist, writer, and filmmaker. Her exhibitions and videos have been seen throughout the world in museums, biennales, and festivals. Her latest book is Other Planes of There: Selected Writings (Duke, 2014). Green’s essays and fictions have appeared in Transition, October, and Collapse. She teaches at MIT.

 

MAY



MAY 2

ANDY FITCH, AMARANTH BORSUK & SARETTA MORGAN

Andy Fitch’s most recent books are Sixty Morning Walks, Sixty Morning Talks, and a collaborative book forthcoming from 1913.

Amaranth Borsuk’s recent projects include Handiwork, Between Page and Screen (with Brad Bouse) and Abra (with Kate Durbin and Ian Hatcher), an artist’s book/iPad app. Together they have written As We Know.

Saretta Morgan spent four years with the U.S. military before earning a BA from Columbia University. Her work addresses themes of power, trauma, and silence. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Writing at Pratt Institute.

MAY 9

LEWIS FREEDMAN & ALLI WARREN

Lewis Freedman is the author of Residual Synonyms for the Name of God (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2016) and non-symbolic non-symbolic non-symbolic for Catherine Malabou (Same Text, 2015). He edits Anarchive and coedits Oscar Presents. Lewis lives in Madison.

Alli Warren is the author of Don’t Go Home With Your Heart On (Faux Press, 2014) and Here Come the Warm Jets (City Lights, 2013). She edits Dreamboat magazine, co-edits Hearts Desire Press and lives in Oakland.

MAY 16

KRISTEN GLEASON & ICY SPICY LEONCIE

Kristen Gleason lives in Georgia. Her work appears in Fan of Michael Jackson, I Miss You, Michael Jackson, Always Remember Michael Jackson, RIP Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson RIP (We Miss You), MICHAEL JACKSON, R.I.P. Michael Jackson, We Love You.

Icy Spicy Leoncie is a musical powerhouse and an excellent singer-songwriter and entertainer. She composes original, fresh, incredible, timeless songs in many languages, with great lyrics and compelling melodic hooks. A highly qualified musician, Leoncie is 1,000,000% awesome.
https://www.youtube.com/user/IcySpicyLeoncie

MAY 23

GEORGE-THÉRÈSE DICKENSON & FANNY HOWE

George-Thérèse Dickenson is a poet and anarchist who left the Lower East Side for a cabin in rural New Jersey where she discovered mycology and Virgil. She is completing the final volume of a trilogy of book-length poems and occasionally works with an improvisational jazz musician.

Fanny Howe has written books of fiction, essays and poetry; and has won awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lenore Marshall Award, and the Ruth Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award. Her most recent collection of poetry is Second Childhood (Graywolf Press, 2014).

MAY 30

TISA BRYANT & DIVYA VICTOR

Tisa Bryant is the author of the hybrid essay collection Unexplained Presence and co-editor/publisher of The Encyclopedia Project. Her writing focuses on the matter of black women’s lives through film, visual art, and travel. She teaches at the California Institute of the Arts and lives in Los Angeles

Divya Victor is the author of many books including Natural Subjects (Trembling Pillow, 2015), UNSUB (Insert/Blanc, 2015), Things To Do With Your Mouth (Les Figues, 2014), and Swift Taxidermies 1919-1922 (GaussPDF, 2014). She lives in the United States and Singapore.