FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 7:30pm – POETRY – Suggested donation – $3-5
The Moles Not Molar Reading & Performance Series Presents
a Crisp Double-Fisted Book Release Celebration and Poetry Spectacula!!
RACHEL ZOLF (Poet; New York City)
SUZANNE HEYD (Poet; Philadelphia)
SIMONE WHITE (Poet; New York City)
RACHEL ZOLF is a Canadian poet and editor presently living in New York. Her fourth full-length book, Neighbour Procedure, is just out from Coach House Books. Previous collections include Human Resources (Coach House), which won the 2008 Trillium Book Award for Poetry and was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, Shoot & Weep (Nomados), from Human Resources (Belladonna books), Masque (The Mercury Press) and Her absence, this wanderer (BuschekBooks). Zolf has published and performed her work throughout North America, and her poetry is included in such anthologies as Prismatic Publics: Innovative Canadian Women’s Poetry and Poetics (Coach House) and a forthcoming anthology of conceptual writing from Les Figues Press. She is presently engaged in a collaborative MFA in Creative Writing.
SUZANNE HEYD is the author of the chapbooks Fascicles (Finishing Line, 2009) and Crawl Space (Phylum, 2007). Recent poetry appears in Ploughshares, AGNI, jubliat, Gulf Stream, Washington Square, Interim, and other journals. She is also an interdisciplinary artist and a freelance writer. She has been awarded an Artists Fellowship from the State of Connecticut, and residencies at Djerassi, The Land/an art site, and Vermont Studio Center. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
SIMONE WHITE is from Philadelphia. She is the author of House Envy of All the World (Factory School) and the limited edition collaborative chapbook Dolly (Q Ave Press, with painter Kim Thomas). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Callaloo, Ploughshares, Tuesday; An Art Project, The Poetry Project Newsletter and the exhibition catalog for The Studio Museum’s Flow. Currently a doctoral student in English at CUNY Graduate Center, she teaches at Hunter College.
The goal of Moles Not Molar is to put writers and artists pursuing exciting, innovative and experimental textual projects into contact and dialogue with each other and their diverse audiences, creating exposure and engagement across regional and generic lines.
Please look out for more Moles Not Molar events upcoming in March, and April. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.