Fun Party

Looking forward to this reading Saturday May 24:

Join us for our first reading at grayDUCK on Saturday, May 24, doors at 7:30pm, reading at 8:00pm! Featuring the poetry of Justin Petropoulos, Sarah Campbell and Dale Smith. The poets will have books for sale. The event is BYOB. We’ll have some sort of after party somewhere.

Justin Petropoulos is the author of two collections of poetry, Eminent Domain (Marsh Hawk Press 2011), selected by Anne Waldman for the 2010 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize and <legend> </legend> (Jaded Ibis Press 2013), a collaborative work with multimedia artist, Carla Gannis. His poems have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Crab Creek Review, Gulf Coast, Mandorla, Portland Review, and Spinning Jenny. He received an MFA in creative writing from Indiana University. Justin is a contributing editor of digital/interactive and collaborative literature for Entropy magazine. He is currently the site director of an after school program for at-risk, elementary age children and is an adjunct faculty member at New Jersey City University, where he teaches composition and creative writing. You can follow him on twitter @redactioneer.

Sarah Campbell’s recent books include We Used to Be Generals (2014) and Everything We Could Ask For (2010). Her literary criticism has appeared inJacket 2, Arizona Quarterly, and The Golden Handcuffs Review. Radio pieces have aired on WNYC and as podcasts for the Poetry Foundation. She lives in New York.

Dale Smith has resided at various times in Texas, Yemen, Oregon, California, and Ontario. On the faculty of the Department of English at Ryerson University, Toronto, he has published essays, reviews, and criticism, including, most recently, Poets Beyond the Barricade: Rhetoric, Citizenship, and Dissent after 1960, and is the author of poetry texts that include American Rambler, Black Stone, and Susquehanna. His provocative arguments on the concept of Slow Poetry have been discussed in The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, and at other locations of literary and cultural debate.

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