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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Sunday Reading Brooklyn: Tysh/Scappattone/Heuving

Sunday September 27, 1pm

In town from Seattle, Chicago, Detroit, the poets Jeanne Heuving, Jennifer Scappettone, Chris Tysh will read @ Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY.

Jeanne Heuving's cross genre Incapacity (Chiasmus Press) won a 2004 Book of the Year Award from Small Press Traffic, and her book of experimental poetry Transducer (Chax Press) is just out. She has published multiple critical pieces on avant garde and innovative writers, including the book Omissions Are Not Accidents: Gender in the Art of Marianne Moore and is currently finishing work on a book-length manuscript, The Transmutation of Love in Twentieth Century Poetry.

Jennifer Scappettone is the author of From Dame Quickly (Litmus Press in 2008), and of severalchapbooks: Ode oggettuale, a bilingual poemetto translated into Italian with Marco Giovenale (La Camera Verde, 2008);Err-Residence (Bronze Skull, 2007); and Beauty [Is the New Absurdity] (dusi/e kollectiv, 2008). She is at work on a manuscript called Exit 43, an archaeology of the landfill and opera of pop-ups, for Atelos.

Chris Tysh was born and raised in Paris, and studied American literature at the Sorbonne. She was naturalized as a citizen of the United States on July 4th, 1998. She teaches writing and women’s studies at Wayne State University in Detroit. Her books include Secrets of Elegance, Porne, Coat of Arms, In the Name and Continuity Girl. Car men, a play in d premiered at The Detroit Institute of Arts in 1996, under the direction of Carla Harryman. She is a 2003 National Endowment for the Arts fellow.

To get to Unnameable:
Take the B/Q train to the 7th Ave stop. From Flatbush Ave, walk east on Park Place one block to Vanderbilt Ave. Turn left (north) on Vanderbilt, and walk one and a half blocks to Unnameable.
Take the 2/3 train to Grand Army Plaza. Walk north (away from the park) three blocks on Vanderbilt Ave to Unnameable.

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