Monday, August 12, 2013

FRIDAY 16 Aug reading in Brooklyn with Brenda Iijima, Paige Taggart, Laura Elrick and Jennifer K Dick

JOIN US FRIDAY the 16th of AUGUST at 7pm 
Image: Marcel Broodthaers
for a reading at UNNAMEABLE BOOKS in BROOKLYN with 
Brenda Iijima, 
Paige Taggart, 
Laura Elrick & 
Jennifer K Dick.

AT: Unnameable Books
  600 Vanderbilt Ave,  
Brooklyn, New York 11238-3803
SUBWAY: 7th Ave stop on the B or Q lines
or 2,3,4 Grand Army Plaza stop
FRIDAY August 16th 2013

BIOS : Brenda Iijima's most recent book, GOING BLOOMING, FALLING BLOOMING was published by Delete Press this summer. UNTIMELY DEATH IS DRIVEN BEYOND THE HORIZON is forthcoming from 1913 Press. Iijima’s previous collections of poetry include Around Sea (2004), Animate, Inanimate Aims (2007), Subsistence Equipment (2008), Revv. You’ll—ution (2009), and If Not Metamorphic (2010). She is also the editor of eco language reader (2010), a collection of essays by poets on matters of ecological concern. She runs Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs from Brooklyn.

Paige Taggart lives in Brooklyn and is the author of 3 chapbooks: DIGITAL MACRAMÉ (Poor Claudia), POLAROID PARADE (Greying Ghost Press), and THE ICE POEMS (DoubleCross Press). Her first full-length collection WANT FOR LION is forthcoming from Trembling Pillow Press. Two chapbooks: I am Writing To You From Another Country; Translations of Henri Michaux (Greying Ghost Press) and Last Difficult Gardens (Horse Less Press) are also forthcoming. She's an avid jeweler ( and co-founded the tumblr Poets Touching Trees, which you can visit at:

Laura Elrick is the author of PROPAGATION (Kenning Editions, 2012), FANTASIES IN PERMEABLE STRUCTURES (Factory School, 2005), and SKINCERITY (Krupskaya, 2003). Her psychogeographically-inspired research and performance works include the oppositional cartography Blocks Away (2010), the video-poem Stalk (2008), and a sound work, 5 Audio Pieces for Doubled Voice (2005). Her work also appears in Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing, VIZ. INTER-ARTS EVENT: A TRANS- GENRE ANTHOLOGY, and ECO LANGUAGE READER. She’s lived in Brooklyn, NY since the late 90s and currently teaches poetry and poetics at Pratt Institute. Read brand new poems in “Line”’s new issue (76 Volume 46 No. 4 2013). A video of her STALK project can also be viewed here:

Jennifer K Dick is the author of CIRCUITS (Corrupt Press, 2013), ENCLOSURES (BlazeVox eBook, 2007), FLUORESCENCE (UofGA Press, 2004), and 3 chapbooks including BETWIXT (Corrupt, 2012), TRACERY (Dusie, 2012) and RETINA/Rétine (Estepa Editions, France). CONVERSION, A new art-chapbook is forthcoming in Sept 2013 with Estepa. Jennifer teaches American Lit and Civ at the Université of Haute Alsace in Mulhouse, France, co-curates the Ivy Writers reading series in Paris and the Ecrire Art mini-residency at La Kunsthalle Mulhouse. She is also a poetry editor for VERSAL out of Amsterdam, writes book reviews for Drunken Boat and a poetics column for Tears in the Fence (UK). She keeps a blog at and is residing in Brooklyn this summer.

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