Thursday, September 12, 2013

Philly reading 9/14

Frank O’Hara’s Last Lover presents: In the Rose Room at Snockey's Oyster House, 2 Washington Ave., Philadelphia, on Saturday, September 14th, at 8 pm, we’ll be gathering to hear the poetry of Pattie McCarthy, Elizabeth Treadwell, and Susana Gardner— hope to see you there!


ELIZABETH TREADWELL's latest is Virginia or the mud-flap girl (Dusie, 2012). Her earlier books include Birds & Fancies (Shearsman, 2007) and Lilyfoil + 3 (O Books, 2004). She is the former director of Small Press Traffic in San Francisco and currently runs Lark Books & Writing Studio. She lives in Oakland, California with her two daughters and has just finished a new manuscript, Posy: a charm almanack & atlas.

PATTIE MCCARTHY is the author of four books— Marybones, Table Alphabetical of Hard Words, Verso, and bk of (h)rs, all from Apogee Press— with two forthcoming, nulls (Horse Less Press) and Quiet Book (Apogee). She is also the author of the forthcoming chapbooks, scenes from the lives of my parents (Bloof Books) and x y z && (Ahsahta Press). A former Pew Fellow in the Arts, she teaches at Temple University.

SUSANA GARDNER is the author of the full-length poetry collections HERSO (Black Radish Books, 2011) and [ LAPSED INSEL WEARY ] (The Tangent Press, 2008). Her third book, CADDISH, Black Radish Books, 2013 is just out. She has published several chapbooks, including Hyper-Phantasie Constructs (Dusie Kollektiv, 2010) and Herso (University of Theory and Memorabilia Press, 2009). She lives in Zürich, Switzerland, where she also edits and curates the online poetics journal and experimental kollektiv press, Dusie.