Friday, July 29, 2011, 7pmPlease join Fact-Simile Editions, Debrah Morkun, C. McCallister Williams, Andrew K. Peterson & Jess Stoner for a night of poetry and handmade bookness as we celebrate the release of not one but two (and maybe even 3!) lovely new chapbooks with their lovely new authors.
C. McCallister Williams’ Neon Augury was the winner of Fact-Simile’s 2010 Equinox chapbook contest. Another chapbook, WILLIAM SHATNER, is available from alice blue books. His work can be found in GlitterPony, Pindeldyboz, elimae, New Orleans Review and elsewhere. He is an editor for Columbia Poetry Review. He currently lives in Chicago.
Debrah Morkun’s first book, Projection Machine, was published by BlazeVox Books in 2010. Her second book, The Ida Pingala, is forthcoming. She curates The Jubilant Thicket Literary Series. Visit Debrah at www.debrahmorkun.com<http://www.debrahmorkun.com/>
Andrew K. Peterson’s poetry chapbook bonjour meriwether and the rabid maps was a runner up in Fact-Simile’s 2010 Equinox Contest. He also wrote Museum of Thrown Objects, a book of poetry/’soft architecture’ published by BlazeVox Books in 2010, and two collaborative chapbooks with the word ‘here’ in the title: Here Come the Groovies (w/Joseph Cooper), and between here & the telescopes (w/Elizabeth Guthrie). He edits the online journal summer stock and cofounded Livestock Editions, a small press publisher of poetry chapbooks.
Jess Stoner used to be Jess Wigent. One year ago, her husband absconded her to an island off Wales, where black sheep are not just in songs and the wind blew in every direction. Now she’s settled into the sweat and brisket of Austin. Her novel, I Have Blinded Myself Writing This, will be published by Short Flight/Long Drive Books (a division of Hobart) early 2012. She writes book reviews for Necessary Fiction and her prose and poetry have been published in Caketrain, Everyday Genius, Alice Blue Review, Horse Less Review, Juked, Front Porch, Arsenic Lobster, and many other handsome journals. She writes about the NBA and muppets athttp://jessstoner.com/
THIS HAPPENS AT THE MOONSTONE ART CENTER, 110A S 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA.