Caffeinated Art # 132 – Uphook Press Anthology Releaseon October 10th, 2011 at 9:03 pm
Uphook Press is a New York City-based publisher specializing in work by poets and spoken word artists who love both the ink and the mic. -gape-seed- is their third anthology, taken from open submission, with the aim to promote a nationwide community of performing poets.
Featuring fifty-two poets (from Portland, Los Angeles, Seattle. Miami, Nashville, Sante Fe, and elsewhere), -gape-seed- also includes interviews with award-winning poet and spoken word pioneer Regie Cabico, and the iconic founder of the Bowery Poetry Club Bob Holman.
Writer, musician, photographer, painter, and model, Brad Garber has published poetry and erotica in Cream City Review, Oysters & Chocolate, Clean Sheets, and MindFuckFiction. He is the proud father of a top scholarship winner at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. The river flows.
Laura LeHew is an award-winning poet with work appearing in over one hundred national and international journals and anthologies. Her chapbook, Beauty (Tiger’s Eye Press, 2009) is now in its third printing. Laura received her MFA in writing from the California College of the Arts, has interned for CALYX Journal, been guest editor for The Medulla Review, and now edits Uttered Chaos. She loves zombies, Dexter, Anne Carson (in a purely plantonic-poetic way), and never sleeps.
Eliel Lucero is a native New Yorker poet and DJ who has performed all over NYC, the west coast, Baltimore, D.C., Honolulu, and more than a few other places. His work appears in International Poetry Review and the anthology Barber Shop Chronicles (Penmanship Books). Eliel has served as co-editor of Acentos Review, been an Urban Word Mentor, a facilitator with the Alzheimer’s Project, and Production Manager of the Bowery Poetry Club.
Nancy Carol Moody‘s work has appeared in The New York Quarterly, Carolina Quarterly, and Bellevue Literary Review. Three of her poems were published in the ekphrastic anthology, Original Weather (Uttered Chaos, 2011), based on the artwork of Robert Tomlinson. Her collection, Photograph with Girls, was published in 2009 by Traprock Books. Nancy lives in Eugene, OR, where she is at work on a new manuscript titled “Zorse.”
7 p.m., Three Friends Coffee House,
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