Jackson Heights Poetry Festival this Saturday!

I’ll be reading some poems and hocking copies of LIT this Saturday at the Jackson Heights Poetry festival in Queens.  Thanks to Sommer from Flying Guillotine Press for asking me to participate and for helping to organize all these great small presses.  Hopefully the weather will be agreeable.  Come on out and say hello!  See details below.

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When:

Saturday June 20th, 2009 — 10am – 6:30pm

Where:

The playground of
The Garden School
33-16 79th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

http://www.gardenschool.org/

You can get there by the E, F, R & V and the 7 Train.
7 Train is closest.

Festival’s Website: http://www.jhpfest.org/v2/

Participating Presses & Magazines

Ugly Duckling Presse
Kitchen Press
Lightful Press
Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs
Agriculture Reader/X-ing Press
Tarpaulin Sky
Flying Guillotine Press
Cannibal Books
LIT Magazine
Small Anchor Press
No, Dear

Schedule for Saturday June 20th

10am-10:30 – Opening Band

10:30-11:40

Sommer Browning (Flying Guillotine Press)
3rd Place Middle School Student Reader
Featured Reader: Roger Sedarat
Ivy Johnson (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs)

11:40 – 12:50

Tony Mancus (Flying Guillotine Press)
2nd Place Middle School Student Reader
Featured Reader: Laren McClung
Alex Cuff (No, Dear)

12:50-2:00

Jackie Clark (LIT Magazine)
1st Place Middle School Student Reader
Featured Reader: Richard Newman
Justin Marks (Kitchen Press)

2:00-2:30 band

2:30-3:40

Katie Fowley (Lightful Press)
3rd Place High School Student Reader
Featured Reader: Ocean Vuong
TBD

3:40-4:50

TBD
2nd Place High School Student Reader
Featured Reader: Julio Marzan
Matvei Yankelevich (Ugly Duckling Presse)

4:50-6:00

Steve Dalachinsky (Ugly Duckling Presse)
1st Place High School Student Reader
Featured Reader: Nicole Cooley
Regan Good (Ugly Duckling Presse)

6:00-6:30

Closing Band

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