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Feb 15 - 17 Book Buying

We will not be buying books this Friday and Saturday during the Boog City Festival. Call Sunday to see if we've recovered. Thanks so much!

Feb 16 Boog City Line-up

1:00 p.m. E.J. McAdams 1:10 p.m. Tai Nissen-Maag 1:20 p.m. Evelyn Reilly 1:30 p.m. Debrah Morkun 1:45 p.m. Betsy Andrews 1:55 p.m. Brittany Billmeyer-Finn 2:10 p.m. Eve Blackwater (music) 2:40 p.m. Aldon Nielsen 2:55 p.m. Carol Mirakove 3:05 p.m. Zoe Tuck 3:20 p.m. Toni Simon 3:30 p.m. Nada Gordon 3:40 p.m. break 3:50 p.m. d.a. levy lives: celebrating the renegade press Clash Books (Claremont, N.H.) Christoph Paul, managing editor Lisa Marie Basile Chris Campanioni Leza Cantoral Ariel Francisco Christoph Paul Christine Sloan Stoddard Joanna C. Valente Stephanie Valente Dionysus Effect (music) 5:20 p.m. break 6:20 p.m. Jared Daniel Fagen 6:30 p.m. Ashna Ali 6:40 p.m. Erin Fleming 6:50 p.m. Michael Peters 7:05 p.m. Sam Cha 7:20 p.m. Sourdoe (music) 7:50 p.m. David Miller 8:05 p.m. Kevin McLellan 8:15 p.m. Alifair Skebe 8:30 p.m. Elizabeth Primamore 8:40 p.m. Corey Thuro (music)

Feb 15 Boog City line-up

6:00 p.m. Steven Seidenberg 6:10 p.m. Zane Koss 6:20 p.m. Eileen Cleary 6:35 p.m. poetry talk talk, with Joe Elliot and Stephen Paul Miller reading and in conversation, part 1 7:05 p.m. Brooke McGowan (music) 7:35 p.m. break 7:45 p.m. poetry talk talk, Joe Elliot and Stephen Paul Miller, part 2 8:05 p.m. Mark Gurarie 8:15 p.m. Sophie Malleret 8:25 p.m. Dimitri Reyes 8:35 p.m. Aditya Bahl 8:45 p.m. John Murillo 8:55 p.m. Todd Carlstrom (music)

Feb 15 - 17 Boog City

This Fri., Feb. 15 through Sun. Feb. 17, we'll be celebrating our annual Presidents Day weekend event, Welcome to Boog City 12.5 Arts Festival: Poetry, Music, Theater, and Film. It will feature 34 poets, 11 musical acts, 11 poets theater plays, 1 d.a. levy lives visiting press, and film screenings over the four days. Here's the illustrated program: https://boogcity.com/boogpdfs/bc126.pdf And here's who put together Welcome to Boog City 12.5: I'm the festival director; logo Nathaniel Siegel; fest curators: poetry-Brenda Iijima, Suzanne Mercury, Mike Wendt, and myself; and music-Todd Carlstrom and myself. The illustrated program features: —Write-ups on festival performers Brooke McGowan and Jason Trachtenburg by music editor Jonathan Berger, and John S. Hall on Sourdoe; Zoe Tuck by printed matter editor Debrah Morkun, Ellen Bluestone on Dorothea Lasky, and Anne-Adele Wight on Lauren Russell. —Poems from festival performers Sam Cha, Lauren Russell, Alifair Skebe, and Zoe Tuck —Small press editor Michael Wendt interviews d.a. levy lives renegade press Clash Books managing editor Christoph Paul —all performers images, bios, and urls. Among the festival highlights are: —Boog's d.a. levy lives series devotes an afternoon to Claremont, New Hampshire's Clash Books; —our 11th Poets' Theater event, featuring short plays. —our Poetry Talk Talk, this time with Joe Elliot and Stephen Paul Miller reading and in conversation The full schedule for the event is also below this note, followed by performer bios and websites. If you need any additional information you can reach me at 212-842-BOOG (2664) or editor@boogcity.com. as ever, David We will not be buying books during the festival.

FEB 8 2019 Choice & Monsters: A Reading

Friday, February 8, 2019 at 7 PM – 10 PM
 

We will read on the themes of choice' and/or 'the dream of reason produces monsters (from the goya painting) or 'the end of monsters' (via beckett), followed by work of our own--
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FEB1 2019

Please join us at the reunion reading of BEN BUSH and CHARLOTTE CROWE - two Sozopol Fiction Seminars' fellows who will be reading from literary works set in Bulgaria and in Greece.

The reading is part of the series Small Counties in Big Literatures embracing Anglophone literature set elsewhere in the world.

BEN BUSH is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, a 2017-2018 Fulbright Fellow to Bulgaria, and a contributing editor for The Organist podcast from McSweeney's / KCRW. His work has appeared in The Iowa Review, The Literary Review, Yeti, The Fanzine, Salon, Bookforum, The Believer, Los Angeles Review of Books, Poets & Writers, and San Francisco Chronicle.

CHARLOTTE CROWE holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and an MA in English from the University of Oxford, where she completed a dissertation on Virginia Woolf and Jane Ellen Harrison, the first female classicist and archaeologist in the UK. A 2017 Emerging Writer Fellow at the Center for Fiction, she currently works at the Brooklyn Public Library and is writing her first novel.