Monthly Archives: June 2008

Lawless Reads Poems In Tiny Jewel Box Gallery

Black Maze Books author Amy Lawless will be reading from her book Noctis Licentia on Sunday afternoon.

Felicia C. Sullivan, Amy Lawless, and Maya Pindyck

WHEN: Sunday, June 29th from 4:30-6:00 pm
WHERE: 440 Gallery, 440 Sixth Avenue (at 9th St., F to 7th Ave.)
CONTACT: Dan Magers at

Admission Free

Felicia C. Sullivan
is the author of The Sky Isn’t Visible from Here: Scenes from a Life, which has been featured in USA Today, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post, The Brooklyn Rail, Elle, among many other publications. She received her MFA from Columbia University’s writing program and has been awarded fellowships from Tin House magazine and SLS Literary Seminars. A two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, her work has been published in anthologies and journals. In 2001, she founded the award-winning literary journal Small Spiral Notebook. Sullivan lives in New York, where she works in publishing.

Amy Lawless’s
debut book of poems, Noctis Licentia, was just release from Black Maze Books. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Agriculture Reader, Sub-Lit, Barrow Street , Red China Magazine, Forklift, Ohio (among others), and her work has been noted by The Best American Poetry.   She is co-founder of Press Body Press and is a contributing editor of the Dick Pig Review.  She received her MFA from The New School and her bachelor’s degree from Boston University.  Amy is originally from Boston and lives in an apartment in Brooklyn that she describes as “a fucking mess.”  For more information on Amy, please check out her blog,

Maya Pindyck is the author of the chapbook, Locket, Master, which won a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship in 2006.  Her first book of poems (title yet to be determined) is forthcoming from New Rivers Press in 2009.  She received her M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and co-founded Project Voice, a growing compilation of women’s abortion stories found at  Maya lives in Brooklyn where she is a New York City Teaching Fellow.

About 440 Gallery: Park Slope’s only artist-run gallery, a jewel box space offering an alternative venue for Brooklyn artists. 440 Gallery seeks to present surprising, unexpected art to the community through exhibitions, talks, readings and events centered around direct contact with the artist. Open Thursdays and Fridays from 4-7 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 12-6 pm, or by appointment

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Dates Firmed and Firming

A few things:

Here is Steve Roberts preparing for his author cover photo for an upcoming book of poems titled The Very Best of Steve Roberts (or something like that). The red-headed gentleman is Ed Zipco. He works at Chief Magazine (go see them). Click to enlarge the below fotos for fun looking at mustachioed  men.

Let us bullet the following.

* Also, the Dick Pig Review Anthology is to be submitted today for proofs.

* Amy Lawless’ book, NOCTIS LICENTIA, will be available for purchase at Amazon in two or so months.

* On August 5th, come see us do something special at Galapagos Art Space in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Details coming on that.

Cataloguing information and purchasing information here.

Thanks for staying with us.

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Importance Control

CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE (Information readable when enlarged).

Please Pile Into The Clown Car of Fun!

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Painting from Mariano arrives at Alex Smith’s apartment. Dick Pig Review Anthology coming very soon.

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Precinct’s first release, a four song EP, will now be available through Black Maze books. Aleister Kicker, Hugh Swift, Fanny Adams et al. deliver the meat and the vegetables on what some have called the new “new” in an otherwise static era of slothful jazz and grunge trip-hop. Limited print of 100 copies.

Check the Black Maze Books web catalog on how to buy after June 6th.

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