It hailed last night. It was so exciting! It never hails in New England. D'Count got all, "What's all that racket outside?" And then I was all, "Puppy is right, what's going on out there?" And then we went outside and got pelted by mothball sized hail chunks.
I love hail!
Chris Tonelli's east coast tour is coming your way:
May 13th, Pierre Menard Gallery (Cambridge, MA), w/ Elisa Gabbert & Joe Hall
May 14th, Yardmeter Editions (Brooklyn, NY), w/ Elisa Gabbert & Christopher Salerno
May 15th, Dot & Irma's (Philadelphia, PA) w/ Elisa Gabbert & Christopher Salerno
May 16th, Cheryl's Gone (Washington, DC), w/ Elisa Gabbert & Christopher Salerno
May 23rd, Flanders Gallery (Raleigh, NC), w/ Christopher Salerno & Matvei Yankelevich
Also, in NY:
Jen Chang, Ed Skoog, Jason Bredle & Jorn Ake!
Jennifer Chang is the author of The History of Anonymity. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review, The New Republic and elsewhere. She's received fellowships to The MacDowell Colony, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Yaddo. She's working on her second book of poems and needs help titling it.
Ed Skoog’s first collection of poems, Mister Skylight, was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2009. His poems have appeared in Paris Review, Poetry, American Poetry Review and elsewhere.
Jason Bredle is the author of three books and four chapbooks of poetry, most recently Smiles of the Unstoppable, forthcoming from Magic Helicopter Pres, and The Book of Evil, forthcoming from Dream Horse Press. He lives in Chicago.
Jorn Ake is a poet and photographer. His most recent book, Boys Whistling like Canaries, won the 2008 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry and was published by EWU Press in 2009. His first collection of poems, Asleep in the Lightning Fields, won the 2001 X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize and was published by Texas Review Press. A chapbook of his work, All About the Blind Spot and Other Poems, is available from Popular Ink, and his second full-length collection, The Circle Line, was published by The Backwaters Press as an editor's choice in 2009. He currently lives in New York City.
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709 Lorimer Street
"L" to Lorimer, "G" to Metropolitan, "X" to Oblivion
I'm trying to get to NY around mid-July, will you be in town???