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Never Forget: Wednesday Night

Scott Larner, Mike Reilly and Alex Smith will be reading at Bar on A (I will be flying-in, special, from the hinterlands of upstate) for the Guerilla Lit Reading Series :

The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series welcomes Alex Smith, Scott Larner, and Mike Reilly to Bar on A.

Join us at 7:30 P.M.

Alex Smith is the author of Lux, a book of poems, and the newly published novella The Berserk (Superchief Books). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Best American Poetry Blog, Vice Magazine, and Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction.

Scott Larner graduated from Michigan State University and currently lives in Brooklyn. His short stories have appeared in Red Cedar Review and Red China Magazine. He is currently finishing a science fiction novel and a post-post apocalyptic pen and paper role-playing game with Alex Smith. He is a co-founder of Sporting Gentlemen, Inc., a start-up press that has just published its first book, H.P. Lovecraft’s Against Religion.

Mike Reilly lives in Astoria and teaches at Queensborough Community College. He is one-quarter of the Sporting Gentlemen publishing group, where he’s known as Posh Sport. He has an MFA from The New School, and is friend to all birds and beasts.

We’ll have Lovecraft books and our books. Do come?

Guerrilla Lit Reading Series


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… because April is National Poetry Month and Lil Jon said so

Lil Jon – Read A Book

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Happy St. Patty’s Day from the Gentlemen

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Amy Lawless – Celebrate Excellence From Boston

“AMY LAWLESS continues to bring us the manhood, the womanhood, the sex, the thrashing and the porno-comedy.” Best American Poetry Blog

We’re hosting Amy Lawless, author of Noctis Licentia and Dick Pig Review editor, with the help of Botanica Bar, for a special reading to celebrate this excellent product of the Boston School System.

Noctis Licentia

Noctis Licentia

When: Monday, July 13th, 7-10PM

Where: Botanica Bar (Come for the reading and stay for an extended happy hour- yelp says “strong drinks“).

47 E. Houston Street
(between Greene St & Mott St)

Back Room

Lawless to read around 8.

See you there!

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Alex Smith – Shameless

Alex Smith, a star whose life was cut short by “AIDS,” will be reading from his book at Revival on Irving Place on Tuesday, June 2nd, in the garden.


Sex in the City


Tuesday, June 2nd at Revival

129 E 15th St
New York, NY 10003

(212) 253-8061
7:00-9:00 (he (“I”) am reading at 8)

Come hear him read from his book of poems, LUX, and stay for the free “Hawaiian” leis. It’s going to be really “fun.”

His book, LUX, has been given 5-star reviews by all of his friends on “Amazon.” He is also noted for exposing James Frey as a liar.

Black Maze Books will be on sale for a discounted price. Also, please come. Thanks!


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Nathan Austin’s Opening Party = Giant Success

We’re so proud of Nathan, and will soon have announcements re: upcoming reviews and the like. Thanks everyone for coming. Click an image above to make her bigger.

Coming soon: more readings and openings, and we want you all to come!

P.S. News about a NEW Black Maze Book poet upcoming…

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Smith and Lawless Read in Williamsburg

On Friday night (October 24th), Amy Lawless and Alex Smith–authors of Black Maze poem books Noctis Licentia and LUX, respectively–read together at Earshot!


8PM at

The Lucky Cat
245 Grand Street (b/w Driggs & Roebling)
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 782-0437

Nearby Train Stops: L (Bedford Ave), G (Metropolitan/Grand), J/M/Z (Marcy Ave).

$5 gets you in AND gets you a free drink.

Hope to see you there.


The Lucky Cat

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