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… And the name of the week award goes to Sampson Starkweather.

NOTHING’S CERTAIN BUT DEATH & TAXES
& THE READING AT CHRYSTIE ST IS EXEMPT FROM BOTH

Join us this Thursday for the magical combination of
BEN MIROV & SAMPSON STARKWEATHER
reading their tax-exempt poetry

Ben Mirov is the author of the chapbooks I is to Vorticism (New Michigan Press, 2010) and Ghost Machine (forthcoming from Caketrain Press, 2010). He is general editor of pax americana. He is also poetry editor of LIT Magazine. Sometimes, he blogs at <isaghost.blogspot.com>.

Sampson Starkweather’s most recent chapbook is The Heart is Green from So Much Waiting from Immaculate Disciples Press. He is also the author of City of Moths from Rope-a-Dope Press and The Photograph from horse less press. He is an editor of physics and chemistry books and a co-founder of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry press.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15
7 PM SHARP
THE FOUR-FACED LIAR
165 West 4th Street, at 6th Avenue.

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Happy St. Patty’s Day from the Gentlemen

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The Reading at Chrystie Street

COME TO US, MY LADS!!

Now, & for some time already, at our not-that-new location, the friendly & beer-scented Four-Faced Liar.  165 West 4th Street, at 6th Avenue.  We recommend you do not scratch ‘n’ sniff.

THURSDAY, MARCH 18

7 PM SHARP

John Findura & Paige Taggart BLOW our MINDS.

John Findura holds an MFA from The New School. A Pushcart Prize nominee, he is the author of the chapbook Useful Shrapnel (Scantily Clad Press, forthcoming) and his poetry and criticism appear in journals such as Mid-American Review, Verse, Fugue, Fourteen Hills, CutBank, No Tell Motel, H_NGM_N, Jacket, and Rain Taxi, among others. Born in Paterson, he lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife and daughter. He also smells great.

Paige Taggart lives in Brooklyn. Her chapbook Polaroid Parade is forthcoming with Greying Ghost Press. She has an e-chapbook, Won’t Be A Girl with Scantily Clad Press. She is a 2009 recipient of the New York Foundation of the Art’s grant.  Recent or forthcoming work can be found at No Tell Motel, Glitterpony, Raleigh Quarterly, Sink Review, Alice Blue Review, RealPoetik, pax americana, We Are So Happy To Know Something. Check out her blog: http://mactaggartjewelry.blogspot.com/

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Austin and Magers…The Reading

THIS WEDNESDAY!

Nathan Austin, BMB author of Survey Says!, and Dan Magers, family friend and editor of sink review and future editor of Dick Pig Review, will be reading at THE READING ON CHRYSTIE STREET.

It’s an excellent reading series hosted by Lauren Ireland and Steve Roberts. Please join us!

Nathan Austin & Dan Magers

Weds., June 24. 7:00p.

Home Sweet Home

131 Chrystie Street

(J,M,Z to Bowery. F,V to 2nd Av., B,D to Grand St.)

http://thereadingseries.blogspot.com/

Nathan Austin‘s publications include Tie an O (Burning Press, 1998), (glost) (Handwritten Books, 2002) and Survey Says! (Black Maze Books, 2009).  Poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Kiosk, Combo, Aufgabe, Tight, Diagram, and Little Red Leaves.

Dan Magers graduated from The New School’s MFA program in 2005, and is co-editor of Sink Review (sinkreview.org), an online poetry magazine.  He’s had poems published in the tiny and Red China Magazine, Dick Pig Review, and Thirteen Myna Birds. He works at the publishing company John Wiley & Sons and lives in Brooklyn, NY.

If you haven’t yet picked up a copy of Survey Says!, they will be on hand.  Join us!

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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

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Please Pile Into The Clown Car of Fun!

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