In a State of Glory
186 1/2 Hampshire St.. (Inman Square)
Two independent presses bring four poets together to read at both ends of Massachusetts in one weekend to celebrate the arrival of Julie Doxsee, who will be traveling all the way from Istanbul to read her new book, “Objects for a Fog Death” (Black Ocean 2010). There will also be wine. Totally free.
...8/28, 6pm, Outpost 186 - 186 1/2 Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA
8/29, 7pm, Grey Matter Books - 47 East St. Hadley, MA (w/ Josh Harmon)
About the authors:
Julie Doxsee lives and writes in Istanbul on the European shores of the Bosphorus, where since 2007 she has been teaching creative writing and literature courses at a private university near the Black Sea. She is the author of Objects for a Fog Death (Black Ocean 2010) and Undersleep (Octopus Books 2008), as well as several chapbooks.
Sarah Goldstein was born in Toronto and lives in western Massachusetts. Her poetry has appeared in various journals, and is forthcoming in Caketrain, Bateau, and Denver Quarterly. Her first book, Fables, will be published by Tarpaulin Sky Press next spring.
Janaka Stucky is practicing the perfection of effort while working on silent relationships with knives, pugilism, and a history of tentacles. He is also the Publisher of Black Ocean and its literary magazine, Handsome, and was recently voted “Boston’s Best Poet” for 2010 in the Boston Phoenix. He likes his whiskey neat and his music dirty.
Brian Foley is the author of The Black Eye. He edits SIR! Magazine, curates The Deep Moat Reading Series and with EB Goodale runs Brave Men Press. He lives in Northampton and attends UMass Amherst program for Poets & Writers.