Friday, September 22, 2006

Burning Chair Reading Series 

The Burning Chair Readings Say YES! to Innovative Poetry w/The Poetry Stylings of
Jane Gregory, Frank Sherlock & Jake Adam York

Friday, September 22nd
7:30 PM
The Fall Café
307 Smith Street Between Union & President
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
F or G to Carroll Street

Frank Sherlock is the author of Spring Diet of Flowers at Night (Mooncalf Press), ISO (furniture press), 13(ixnay press) and has engaged in collaborative projects with CAConrad Jennifer Coleman among many others. He is a contributing editor forXConnect: Writers for the Information Age.

Jake Adam York is the author of Murder Ballads, selected by Jane Satterfield for the Fifth Annual Elixir Press Awards Judge’s Prize. His poems have appeared in Shenandoah, Oxford American, Greensboro Review, Gulf Coast, New Orleans Review, Quarterly West, Diagram, Octopus, Southern Review, Poetry Daily, and other journals as well as in the anthologies Visiting Walt (Iowa University Press, 2003) and Digerati (Three Candles, 2006). York is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, where he directs an undergraduate Creative Writing program and produces Copper Nickel with his students. York is also acontributing editor for Shenandoah, a co-editor of the online journal story South and a founding editor ofThicket, an electronic journal dedicated to Alabama writers and Alabama writing. His work of poetic history, The Architecture of Address: The Monument and Public Speech in American Poetry, was published byRoutledge in 2005.

Jane Gregory is one of Brooklyn’s best kept secrets,unless you read Cannibal or are a regular during TheWitching Hours. Then you know all about her.

See you there.

- Frank Sherlock

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