Please join us Thurs., May 13, at 7 p.m. for the Bon Mot/ley Reading Series, featuring Amy King, Ana Božičević , and Rob Schlegel. We will head over to Fries Café after the reading and invite all to join us.
Amy King is the author of I'm the Man Who Loves You, Antidotes for an Alibi, and Slaves to Do These Things (Blazevox), along with the forthcoming I Want to Make You Safe (Litmus Press). She teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College. For information on the reading series Amy co-curates in Brooklyn, NY, please visit The Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series (http://stainofpoetry.com) and http://amyking.org for more.
Ana Božičević was born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1977. She emigrated to NYC in 1997. Stars of the Night Commute (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2009) is her first book of poems and is currently a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards. Her fifth chapbook, Depth Hoar, will be published by Cinematheque Press in 2010. With Amy King, Ana co-curates The Stain of Poetry reading series in Brooklyn, and is co-editing an anthology, The Urban Poetic, forthcoming from Factory School. She works at the Center for the Humanities of The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Rob Schlegel is the author of The Lesser Fields (Center for Literary Publishing), winner of the Colorado Prize for Poetry. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Handsome, Octopus, Volt, MAKE issue 8 and elsewhere. He was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and has lived in California, Montana, and Iowa.
The Bon Mot/ley Reading Series takes place in the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on the second Thursday of each month. The CCAC is located at 3711 Clifton Ave., and you can learn more about the center here: www.cliftonculturalarts.org. Readings are free and open to the public.
Our next reading will be in June, featuring Cynthia Arrieu-King (a UC alum), Jared White, and Farrah Field.
Audio files of previous readings are also available on our reading series blog: www.bonmotley.blogspot.com.
We hope to see you there, and we thank you for your continued support of the series.
Kristi Maxwell & Michael Rerick