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11.19.2006

events—The Perch Cafe, Brooklyn, NY




November Literary Tuesdays
7:30 PM
Co-curated by Pam Laskin
followed by an open mic

November 21- Alicia Ostriker, twice a finalist for the National Book Award, has published eleven volumes of poetry. Her most recent prose book is, Dancing at the Devil’s Party, Essays on Poetry, Politics and the Erotic.
Her poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Antaeus, The Nation, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, The Atlantic and many other journals and anthologies. Her poetry has been translated into many languages, and she has performed her work widely both in the USA and abroad. Ostriker lives in Princeton, NJ, and teaches in the low-residency program of the New England College. She will be reading with Joan Larkin.
Joan Larkin’s New and Selected poems entitle, My Body, is forthcoming from Hanging Loose Press. She currently teaches in the low-residency MFA program in Poetry Writing at New England College. In Spring, 2007, she will be Distinguished Poet in Residence at Columbia College, Chicago. Joan had edited four anthologies of poetry and prose and served as poetry editor for the first three years of the queer literary journal, Bloom.


November 28- Stephen Marche has published short fiction in numerous Canadian journals, and his short story, Garrison Creek, was nominated for an O. Henry award in 2002. The NEW YORK TIMES described his first novel, RAYMOND AND HANNAH, released in 2005 as, “dazzling and unsentimental.” He is currently a Pforzheimer Fellow at the The City College, New York.

365 5th Avenue Park Slope
F/R Train to 4th Avenue/9th Street (between 5th and 6th Streets)
www.theperchcafe.com