Dog Day Poetry Marathoon - Full Schedule

August 17th - 19th at Outpost 186.
186 ½ Hampshire St.
Inman Sq., Cambridge

Friday: 7:00 - 10:00pm
Saturday: 1:00 - 5:00pm & 7:00 - 10:00pm
Sunday: 1:00 - 4:00pm

7:00    John Mulrooney
7:08    Emily Spiegelman
7:16    Kythe Heller
7:24    Chuck Stebelton
7:32    Brenda Iijima
7:40    January O'Neil
7:48    Jordan Davis
8:06    Maria Damon
8:14    Anna Deeny
8:22    Ruth Lepson: Talk on Alberto de Lacerda
8:37    Guillermo Parra: Talk on Jose Antonio Ramos Sucre
9:02    Lori Lubeski
9:10    Dayana Fraile
9:18    Michael Carr
9:26    Rachel Sachs Steele
9:34    Janaka Stucky
9:42    Bridget Madden
9:50    Gilmore Tamny

1:00    Jim Behrle
1:08    Ben McFall
1:16    Susanna Gardner
1:24    Jenny Zhang
1:32    Cheryl Clark Vermeulen
1:40    Ish Klein
1:48    Hassen Saker
2:06    Aaron Tieger
2:14    Jess Mynes
2:22    Marcella Durand: Talk on translating Baudelaire & Proust poems
2:37    Zachary Bos: Talk on L.E. Sissman
3:02    Christie Ann Reynolds
3:10    G.L. Ford
3:18    Allen Bramhall
3:26    Patrick Doud
3:34    Mairead Byrne
3:42    Mark Lamoureux
3:50    Erica Kaufman
4:16    Brendan Lorber: Talk on Ruin & Desire
4:31    Nathaniel Otting: Talk on editing minutes BOOKS
4:46    Filip Marinovich: Talk on the Poetics of Initiation At Brooks School in North Andover
7:00    Susan Landers
7:08    Jen Benka
7:16    Carol Mirakove
7:24    Leopoldine Core
7:32    John Coletti
7:40    Dorothea Lasky
7:48    Eileen Myles
8:06    Jack Kimball: Talk on Don Quatrale, Rene Ricard & Billy Barnum
8:21    Ethan Fugate: Talk on Bike-Commute Photography Poetics
8:36    Douglas Rothschild: Talk on how great he is
9:02    Karen Weiser
9:10    Simone White
9:18    Jessica Fiorini
9:26    Jacqueline Waters
9:34    Edmund Berrigan
9:42    Betsy Wheeler
9:50    Arlo Quint
9:58    Thom Donovan
1:00    Anthony Cuellar
1:08    Suzanne Mercury
1:16    Joel Sloman
1:24    James Cook
1:32    Farrah Field
1:40    Kimberly Lyons
1:48    Anna Moschovakis
2:06    Rachel Levitsky: Talk on the Office of Recuperative Strategies
2:21    Jim Dunn: Talk on Harry Crosby
2:36    Carol Weston: Talk on Stephen Jonas
3:01    Aaron Kiely
3:09    Ryan Gallagher
3:17    David Rich
3:25    Frank Spignese
3:33    Amanda Cook
3:41    Sean Cole
3:49    Michael Franco
3:57    Gerrit Lansing

Dog Day Poetry Marathoon

Coming up on August 17 - 19 at Outpost 186 is the Dog Day Poetry Marathoon.

186 ½ Hampshire St.
Inman Sq., Cambridge

Friday: 7:00 - 10:00pm
Saturday: 1:00 - 5:00pm & 7:00 - 10:00pm
Sunday: 1:00 - 4:00pm

Featuring readings by:

Aaron Kiely, Aaron Tieger, Allen Bramhall, Amanda Cook, Anna Deeny, Anna Moschovakis, Anthony Cuellar, Ben McFall, Betsy Wheeler, Brenda Iijima, Bridget Madden, Carol Mirakove, Cheryl Clark Vermeulen, Chuck Stebelton, David Rich, Dayana Fraile, Dorothea Lasky, Edmund Berrigan, Eileen Myles, Emily Spiegelman, Erica Kaufman, Farrah Field, G.L. Ford, Gerrit Lansing, Gilmore Tamny, Hassen Saker, Ish Klein, Jacqueline Waters, James Cook, Janaka Stucky, January O'Neil, Jen Benka, Jenny Zhang, Jess Mynes, Jessica Fiorini, Jim Behrle, Joel Sloman, John Coletti, John Mulrooney, Jordan Davis, Karen Weiser, Kimberly Lyons, Kythe Heller, Leopoldine Core, Lori Lubeski, Mairead Byrne, Maria Damon, Mark Lamoureux, Michael Carr, Michael Franco, Patrick Doud, Rachel Sachs Steele, Ryan Gallagher, Sean Cole, Simone White, Susan Landers, Susanna Gardner, Suzanne Mercury, Thom Donovan, Tracey McTague

Also throughout the Marathoon talks will be presented by:

Brendan Lorber: On Ruin & Desire
Carol Weston: On Stephen Jonas
Douglas Rothschild: On how great he is
Ethan Fugate: On Bike-Commute Photography Poetics
Filip Marinovich: On the Poetics of Initiation At Brooks School in North Andover
Guillermo Parra: On Jose Antonio Ramos Sucre
Jack Kimball: On Don Quatrale, Rene Ricard & Billy Barnum
Jim Dunn: On Harry Crosby
Marcella Durand: On translating Baudelaire & Proust poems
Nathaniel Otting: On editing minutes BOOKS
Rachel Levitsky: On the Office of Recuperative Strategies
Ruth Lepson: On Alberto de Lacerda
Zachary Bos: On L.E. Sissman

Please join us.

It's summer...

...and thus it is marathon time.

The Dog Day Poetry Marathoon is happening August 17-19 at Outpost 186.

Prepare thyself.

Sam Cha, Amanda Cook & Joseph Torra

Saturday, April 28, 3 pm
Unaffiliated Reading Series
Outpost 186
186 ½ Hampshire St.
Inman Sq., Cambridge

Sam Cha is an MFA candidate at UMass Boston. His poems, prose, and translations have appeared in anderboapt, Radius, Opium Online, decomP, and ASIA. He was the 2011 and 2012 recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize at UMass Boston. He lives in Cambridge, MA.

Amanda Cook  lives in Gloucester with her husband, James, children Abigail and Samuel, and cat, Gata.  She fills her house and writing with bits of fabric, yarn, greens from the garden, fiddles, a spinning wheel and good whiskey.  Her book, Ironstone Whirlygig, is forthcoming from Pressed Wafer.

Joseph Torra: Poet, novelist, editor (lift magazine, Pressed Wafer, Selected Poems of Stephen Jonas). Author of many novels and books of poetry.  (My Ground Trilogy, They Say, Call Me Waiter, The Bystander's Scrapbook, Keep Watching the Sky, After the Chinese among others). Newest poetry title is Time Being from Quale Press. In summer of 2012 PFP Publishing will reissue My Ground Trilogy under one cover.

Monday, 3/19: Adam Clay, Ada Limon & Michael Robins

Adam Clay, Ada Limon, and Michael Robins will read at Outpost 186 on Monday, 3/19. 8 pm, small donation for refreshments suggested. Small Animal Project gratefully acknowledges partial funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Cambridge Arts Council for its 2012 readings.
Adam Clay is the author of A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World (Milkweed Editions, 2012) and The Wash (Parlor Press, 2006). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Ploughshares, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere. He co-edits TYPO Magazine and lives in Kentucky. Read Adam’s work here and here.

Ada Limón grew up in Glen Ellen and Sonoma, California. A graduate of New York University’s MFA Creative Writing Program, she has received fellowships from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and won the Chicago Literary Award for Poetry. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harvard Review, and Poetry Daily. She is the author of three books of poetry, Lucky Wreck (Autumn House Press, 2006), This Big Fake World (Pearl Editions, 2007), and Sharks in the Rivers (Milkweed Editions, 2010). She is currently at work on a novel, a book of essays, and a new collection of poems. Read some of Ada’s work on her website.

Michael Robins is the author of Ladies & Gentlemen (Saturnalia Books, 2011), the chapbook Circus (Flying Guillotine Press, 2009), and The Next Settlement (UNT Press, 2007), which received the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry. His recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in American Letters & Commentary, The Antioch Review, Colorado Review, The Laurel Review, Mid-American Review and elsewhere. His short essays and book reviews have appeared in journals such as MAKE, Poets for Living Waters, Redactions, and in the anthology The Field Guide to Prose Poetry (Rose Metal Press, 2010). Born in Portland, Oregon, Robins holds degrees from the University of Oregon and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He lives in Chicago. Read some of Michael’s work on his website.

James Cook, Kythe Heller & Luke Daly

Saturday, February 25, 3 pm
Unaffiliated Reading Series
Outpost 186
186 ½ Hampshire St.
Inman Sq.

James Cook's work has appeared in Process, Polis, Eoagh, the Sunday Morning Anthology, and elsewhere. Openmouth Press published a chapbook of his poems called Some Arguments, and Boston's Pressed Wafer Press published a fold-out called from Arguments and Letters. James lives in Gloucester with his wife, Amanda, and two Children, Samuel and Abigail, and is a teacher at Gloucester High School.

Kythe Heller is a poet and multi-media performing artist currently based in Cambridge, MA. Her book Immolation (Monk Honey, 2008) was a finalist for the Walt McDonald First Book Prize in Poetry from Texas Tech UP. Currently she teaches in the Language and Thinking Program at Bard College while also pursuing an MDiv degree at Harvard University.

Luke Daly lives in Chicago. His books include AV / AV (in collaboration with Eric Unger), VATS, 1-51, The Vandalism Questions, and Of a Free Town (with Barrett Gordon). He is co-editor of the arrow as aarow chapbook series.

Sunday, 2/12: Kate Colby, Kate Schapira, Michelle Taransky

Kate Colby, Kate Schapira, and Michelle Taransky will read at Outpost 186 on Sunday, 2/12. 3 pm, small donation suggested. Small Animal Project gratefully acknowledges partial funding from theMassachusetts Cultural Council and the Cambridge Arts Council for its 2012 readings.
Kate Colby is author of four books of poetry, including Beauport (Litmus Press) and The Return of the Native (Ugly Duckling Press). Her first book, Fruitlands, won the 2007 Norma Farber First Book Award. She hosts a quarterly poetry series at the Gloucester Writers Center in Massachusetts, and lives with her family in Providence, RI. Read work here and see Kate reading here.

Kate Schapira is the author of How We Saved the City (Stockport Flats), The Bounty: Four Addresses (Noemi Press) TOWN (Factory School, Heretical Texts Series), and The Soft Place (forthcoming from Horseless Press in 2012), as well as several chapbooks with Flying GuillotineCy GistRope-A-Dope and Horseless Presses and Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs. She lives in Providence, where she co-runs the Publicly Complex Reading Series and teaches writing to college students and fourth-grade scientists. Read work here, here, and here.

Michelle Taransky is Reviews Editor for Jacket2 and the author of Barn Burned, Then (Omnidawn 2009), selected by Marjorie Welish for the 2008 Omnidawn Poetry Prize.  Taransky lives in Philadelphia where she works at Kelly Writers House and teaches writing and poetry at University of Pennsylvania.  A chapbook, No, I Will Be In The Woods, was just published by Brave Men Press. Read work here and here.