Thursday, August 01, 2013

Reading in NYC: Manhattan on Aug 8th

Here below are announcements for a reading I will be part of in NY this summer: the 8th of August. Thank you to Bonny Finberg for arranging this event, and to Ding Dong Lounge for hosting us! Hope to see you all there, or at the reading at Unnameable in Brooklyn on the 16th (changed night--a Friday) and here is the info for the 8th :

THURS. AUG. 8th  2013 at 7PM
Come celebrate the publication of four CORRUPT PRESS poetry books by:
with Baroque Music interludes by 

929 Columbus Ave. (between 105th-106th St)
New York NY 10025 
Tel: (212)663-2600
Subway Stops: 1, B, or C train to 103rd St 
See our FB event page at:

MEGAN FERNANDES is finishing her PhD in English at the University of California, Santa Barbara and holds an MFA in poetry from Boston University. She is the poetry editor of the anthology Strangers in Paris (Tightrope Books) and is the author of two poetry chapbooks: Organ Speech (Corrupt Press) and Some Citrus Makes me Blue (Dancing Girl Press). Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Memorious, Guernica, RATTLE, Redivider, Upstairs at Duroc, the California Journal of Poetics, Postmodern Culture, and Media Fields: Science and Scale. In the fall, Megan will be teaching feminist theory and technology at Brown University.

BONNY FINBERG'S fiction and poetry, as well as her photography, have been published in numerous literary journals and anthologies. Her work has been translated into French, Hungarian and Japanese and she is the author of the chapbook "Déjà Vu" (Corrupt Press); "How the Discovery of Sugar Produced the Romantic Era," a short story collection (Sisyphus Press); and her novel, "Kali's Day", is forthcoming in 2013, (Autonomedia/Unbearable Books). Bonny's writing has been included in the series Best American Erotica ed. by Susie Bright, the Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Thundersmouth Press), four "Unbearables" anthologies (Autonomedia) and "Lost and Found: New York Stories from Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood". Bonny has been an active participant in the downtown writing/reading community for 25 years and her written work and visual art are archived in the NYU Fales Library “Downtown Writers” collection. She is a frequent contributor to Sensitive Skin Magazine and A Gathering of Tribes, has work in The Brooklyn Rail and Evergreen Review and guest edited a poetry section devoted to Akilah Oliver for Big Bridge Magazine’s 15th Anniversary issue in 2012. Her photography has been published in print and online art journals and exhibits, including “A Book About Death” (Emily Harvey Gallery, NY); “Seeking Kali” and Davka.  and

STEVE DALACHINSKY  was born in 1946 in Brooklyn, New York right after the last big war and has managed to survive lots of little wars. His work has appeared in Big Bridge, Milk, Tribes, Unlikely Stories, Ratapallax, Evergreen Review, Long Shot, Alpha Beat Soup, Upstairs at Duroc,,Up is Up But So is Down, the Unbearables anthologies: Help Yourself, The Worse Book I Ever Read and The Big Book of Sex (of which he is a co-editor) and the Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. He has written liner notes for the CDs of many artists including Anthony Braxton, Charles Gayle, James "Blood" Ulmer, Rashied Ali, Roy Campbell, Evan Parker, Matthew Shipp and Roscoe Mitchell. His 1999 CD, Incomplete Direction (Knitting Factory Records), a collection of his poetry read in collaboration with various musicians, has garnered much praise. His chapbooks include Musicology (Editions Pioche, Paris 2005), Trial and Error in Paris (Loudmouth Collective 2003), Lautreamont's Laments (Furniture Press 2005), In Glorious Black and White (Ugly Duckling Presse 2005)), The Mantis: collected poems for Cecil Taylor 1966-2009 (Iniquity Press 2011/12), Long Play E.P. (Corrupt Press, 2012) and From the Belly of Civilization – a book of color collages (Tonerworks Press 2013). His book The Final Nite(complete notes from a Charles Gayle Notebook, Ugly Duckling Presse 2006) won the 2007 Josephine Miles PEN National Book Award. His most recent books are Logos and Language, a collaboration with pianist Matthew Shipp (Rogueart Press 2007), Reaching into the Unknown, a collaborative project with French photographer Jacques Bisceglia, RogueArt 2009) and A Superintendent’s Eyes (Unbearables/Autonomedia Books 2013). His latest CDs are Phenomena of Interference, a collaboration with pianist Matthew Shipp (Hopscotch Records 2005), Merci Por Le Visite with Didier Lassere and Sebastian Capezza (Amor Fati – Bordeaux 2007), Massive Liquidity, (Bambalam Records – Bordeaux 2012), The Bill Has Been Paid with bassist Joelle Leandre (Dark Tree Records – Paris 2013) and The Fallout of Dreams with David Liebman and guest Richie Beirach (Rogueart – Paris 2013). He has read throughout the N.Y. area, the U.S., Japan and Europe. He has participated in the Poetry Biennial Festival of Val de Marne, the Sons d’Hiver Festival of Paris and the Grim Festival in Marseilles. He is a contributing writer to the Brooklyn Rail. He has recently been nominated for a PEN Oakland Lifetime Achievement Award.

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.

Jude Ziliak is a New York-based violinist. His performances have been described as "thoroughly entertaining" and "show-stealing" by the San Francisco Examiner. Under the auspices of Juilliard Historical Performance, where he earned a Graduate Diploma with Monica Huggett and Cynthia Roberts, he has been concertmaster for Juilliard415 under Jordi Savall at the Metropolitan Museum and Alice Tully Hall, and has performed with William Christie, Richard Egarr, Ton Koopman, and Masaaki Suzuki.Trained as a modern violinist at Rice University (MM), Boston University (BM), and the Royal College of Music, London, his activities have ranged from consort music of the sixteenth century to three dozen world premieres. Ziliak is a former member of Lorin Maazel's Castleton Festival Orchestra, has been concertmaster at the National Orchestral Institute under Andrew Litton and has led unconducted orchestras there as a New Lights Fellow. For a taste of his work, see (listen to) the Youbute video of him at:

Elizabeth Weinfield is the artistic director of New York-based viol consort, Sonnambula, and has appeared as a baroque violist and viol player with Anonymous 4, The Buxtehude Consort, Lionhart, Long & Away, The New York Consort of Viols, Parthenia, Holland’s Ensemble La Silva, and as viola da gamba soloist with the American Baroque Orchestra and others. She holds a Master’s degree in music from Oxford University and is a PhD candidate in historical musicology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York where she is writing on 17th-century French pastoral music and iconography. Her work in museums has included the design of a baroque plucked strings exhibition at the Yale University Collection of Musical Instruments; she is also the content editor of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, a publication to which she contributes as a writer on music. She has spoken at Columbia University, UC Berkeley, and Rice, and is on the music faculty of Fordham University in New York. Recent recording credits include Gregory Spears's Requiem (New Amsterdam Records).

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