Saturday, April 16, 2016

Brooklyn USA reading 18 April with Jennifer K Dick, Amanda Deutch and Bonny Finberg

Organized by novelist Bonny Finberg, this Monday night reading with Bonny, Jennifer K Dick and Amanda Deutch set up only tonight (yes, we admit, it is a bit impromptu) but we have great hopes to see anyone who is free there, will be at UNNAMEABLE BOOKS one of my favorite bookstores in Brooklyn, NY:

18 April
Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

JENNIFER K. DICK, originally from Iowa, resides in France where she is a Maître de Conférences at the Université de Haute Alsace. She is the author of CIRCUITS (Corrupt, 2013), ENCLOSURES (BlazeVox eBook, 2007), FLUORESCENCE (University of GA Press, 2004), and 5 chapbooks: NO TITLE (Estepa Editions, Paris, Nov 2016), CONVERSION (Estepa editions, Paris, 2013--including art by Kate Van Houten), BETWIXT (Corrupt, 2012), Tracery (Dusie, 2012) and Retina/Rétine (Estepa, 2005 with art by Kate VCan Houten and translations into French by Rémi Bouthonnier). She is currently at work on a large prose poem project about the CERN and recently completed the manuscripts, Lilith: A Novel in Fragments and the booklength prose poem collaboration with Almanda Deutch Orphery. Jennifer also translates French poets, curates the Ivy Writers reading series in Paris and the Ecrire l’Art mini-residency for French authors at La Kunsthalle Mulhouse. She is a poetry editor for VERSAL out of Amsterdam, writes book reviews for various places and a poetics column for Tears in the Fence (UK). Her work has been translated into French, Italian and Czech. For more, see her blog at

BONNY FINBERG’ fiction, poetry and photographs have been published in numerous literary journals and anthologies. Her novel, "Kali's Day", was published in 2014 by Autonomedia/Unbearable Books. She is the recipient of a 2014 Acker Award For Fiction.
Her work has been translated into French, Hungarian and Japanese. Other publications include a short story collection, How the Discovery of Sugar Produced the Romantic Era, (Sisyphus Press,NY) and a poetry and collage collection, Déjà Vu (Corrupt Press, Paris). Finberg is included in Jews: A People’s History of the Lower East Side, ed. Clayton Patterson; Best American Erotica, ed. Susie Bright (Simon & Schuster, NY) and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, ed. Alan Kaufman (Thundersmouth Press, NY). She has work in The Brooklyn Rail, Evergreen Review, Ping Pong: The Literary Journal of the Henry Miller Library, Sensitive Skin, A Gathering of Tribes, Long Shot. Many Mountains Moving and the French literary journals Upstairs at Duroc,Van Gogh's Ear and Le Purple Journal. Her work has been archived in the New York University Fales Library collection of Downtown Writers. She lives in New York City and is working on her second novel.

AMANDA DEUTCH is the author of five chapbooks most recently, Pull Yourself Together (Dancing Girl Press), the collaborative, Fit to Print (Harsimus Press) and Half Moon Hotel (Propolis Press, 2016) as well as the collaborative manuscript Orphery with Jennifer K Dick. Deutch’s poetry has been published widely in literary journals in the U.S. and abroad. Poems and essays appear in The Rumpus, Revolver, Bone Bouquet, Delirious Hem, Denver Quarterly, Ping Pong, Watchword Press and Barrow Street, as well as in the anthology Manifesting the Female Epic. A graduate of Bard College, she has been awarded grants and fellowships from the Brooklyn Arts Council, Footpaths in the Azores and The Betsy Writer’s Room in Miami. Born and raised in Manhattan, she lives in Brooklyn where she curates Parachute Literary Arts.

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