Saturday, May 12, 2007

STACY SZYMASZEK is the new Artistic Director of the Poetry Project @ St. Mark's in New York! HEY STACY CONGRATUATIONS! 

Stacy Szymaszek was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. From 1999 to 2005, she was the Literary Program Manager for the nonprofit literary organization Woodland Pattern Book Center. Her extensive curatorial and editorial work during this period helped galvanize a community of poets in the Midwest region with Woodland Pattern serving as one of several meeting places. In 2005 she answered the call to move to New York to serve as the Program Coordinator at the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church. This year, she also served as the Monday Night Coordinator. She is the author of several chapbooks including Mutual Aid (gong press, 2004), Some Mariners (Etherdome, 2004), There Were Hostilities (repair, 2005), Pasolini Poems (Cy Press, 2005) and from hyperglossia (Belladonna Books, 2005). Her first book, Emptied of All Ships, was published in 2005 and her second book hyperglossia is forthcoming in 2009, both with Litmus Press. Her work appears in the recent anthology For the Time- Being: The Bootstrap Book of Poetic Journals, as well as in numerous journals and web-zines. She is also a coeditor with Instance Press, contributing editor of Fascicle and editor of the poetry magazine Gam.

Stacy also co-edited EOAGH #3: Queering Language


(posted by CAConrad)

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