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Monday, October 22, 2007

An Afternoon of Poetic Debauchery!
Hosted by John Findura & Richard Hutzler
Saturday, November 17 @ 2:30 pm
The Four-Faced Liar
165 West 4th Street,
(Between 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York, NY 10014
Phone: (212) 366 0608

with fine readings from

Nicole Steinberg
Michael Quattrone
Richard Hutzler
John Findura

Nicole Steinberg is the Co-Editor of LIT and Web Editor of BOMB. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Gulf Coast, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel: Second Floor, RealPoetik, Barrelhouse, Pebble Lake Review and elsewhere. She's the founder, curator and host of EARSHOT, a Brooklyn-based reading series dedicated to the work and presence of emerging writers in the New York City area ( She lives in Queens.

Michael Quattrone is a co-curator of the KGB poetry reading series in NYC, and the author of Rhinoceroses (New School Chapbook Series, 2007). His work has appeared in Barrow Street, Jacket, No Tell Motel and Octopus, and in the recent anthologies The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel—Second Floor and The Best American Erotic Poems: From 1800 to the Present. Michael teaches at Johns Hopkins University and Visible Theatre. He lives in Sleepy Hollow, NY, with his wife and three children.

Richard Hutzler is a founding member of the New Visceral Realists, whose manifesto is forthcoming. In the meantime, in his shadow life, he is a teacher and fundraiser, and sometimes an actor and director. Most of all, however, he is a writer. He was born in Pittsburgh, that venerable city divided by rivers, and now lives and works and plays in New York, that venerable city surrounded by rivers.

John Findura holds an MFA from The New School. His poetry and criticism appear in journals such as Mid-American Review, Verse, Fugue, 14 Hills, The Agriculture Reader, GlitterPony, CutBank and Rain Taxi, among others. He also reviews regularly for The Fortean Times (U.K.) He lives and teaches in Northern New Jersey.

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Check out my review of Anne Pierson Wiese's first book, Floating City, now up at Growler. You can click on this to get where you have to go.