Thursday, February 20, 2014

where I'll be at AWP...


This year, dgp is  excited to share a table  (T5) with Arsenic Lobster/Misty Publications amidst a whole row of awesome folks with female run operations like Blood Pudding, Hyacinth Girl, Menacing Hedge & Rooster Moans Cooperative.  We'll be there with all the books from our 2013 & 2014 publication series, plus copies of the brand spanking new anthology project, [carriage return]. We will also be hosting our usual 3/10 sale both in person and online for folks who can't make the book fair through March 4. We are also hosting a couple of signings, one with Nicole Steinberg (author of the recent Undressing) on Thursday afternoon at 3pm and one with Laura Madeline Wiseman (author of Spindrift) on Friday at 2pm.


R275 Power and Page Count: Publishing the Other Gender

Room 101, Western New England MFA Annex, Level 1
Thursday, February 27, 2014
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Why is "difference" in publishing still a key word? What separates the genders on the page anyway? And where and how do women get the nerve? They keep hopping right back into the center of "Ye Old Testosterone Ring." More importantly: after getting kicked out of the circle so many times, what does a "Ring of Their Own look like"? Four female editors of print and/or online presses and journals discuss the literary landscape.

Ladies Night Reading
w/ Noctuary Press, Hyacinth Girl Press, Sundress Publications &;= dancing girl press.

Jai Thai
235 Broadway E

Join us for a night of women and writing at this year's AWP! Featuring Kathleen Rooney, Kristy Bowen, Kristina Marie Darling, Carol Guess, Mary Stone Dockery, Kelly Boyker, Donna Vorreyer, Lisa Marie Luna Basile, Kristin LaTour, Lauren Eggert Crowe, Melissa Eleftherion, Kimberly Ann Southwick, Meg Forajter, and more, this reading will rock your face off with its awesome. Drink specials, Thai food, book discounts, and more!


Women Write Resistance Anthology Reading
The Grotto Theater at Rendezvous
2322 2nd Ave.

Poets Resist Gender Violence Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013) AWP off-site anthology reading featuring dozens of poets and is hosted by Menacing Hedge. Friday February 28th, 2014 7 pm. The anthology views poetry as a transformative art. By deploying techniques to challenge narratives about violence against women and making alternatives to that violence visible, the over 100 women American poets in this anthology intervene in the ways gender violence is perceived in American cul...ture. The critical introduction frames the intellectual work behind the building of the anthology by describing how poets break silence, disrupt narratives, and use strategic anger to resist for change. Poetry of resistance distinguishes itself by a persuasive rhetoric that asks readers to act. The anthology collects poems by Ellen Bass, Lisa Lewis, Joy Castro, and many, many more. Please join us for poetry and more. A percentage of all book sales will be donated to a women's crisis center.


Book signing for girl show
Black Lawrence Press Table B24

I'll be signing copies of my brand new poetry collection just out from Black Lawrence.

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