Sunday, May 6, 2007

Thursday Night in Williamsburg: P.E.E.L. Reading Series at Stain Bar with Bronwen Tate, William Hubbard, Richard Grayson & Jennifer Cooke

This was posted to Richard Grayson's MySpace blog on Thursday, May 3, 2007:

P.E.E.L. Reading Series tonight at Stain Bar

Special PPEE Reading: May 10

Please join us for a special PPEE edition of the PEEL reading series. The short-format reading will feature a seat-wetting double dose of poetry by Bronwen Tate and William Hubbard, Richard Grayson with an essay on the personal and political sides of Roe v. Wade, and Jennifer Cooke, presenting "After the Symphony."

Thursday, May 10
7:30pm FREE
Stain Bar, 766 Grand Street, Brooklyn

About the authors:
Bronwen Tate, a native of Portland, OR, lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Word For/Word, Kulture Vulture, Lungful!, HOW2, Typo Magazine and horse less review, among others. She received her MFA in Poetry from Brown University, and will be a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at Stanford in the fall. Her chapbook, Souvenirs, will be available for purchase.

William Hubbard is the editor of CapGun, a journal of arts and letters based in Brooklyn, New York. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Fourteen Hills, Mantis, and Red Line Blues, and his chapbook, A Suggestion Regarding Vacations, will be published by Third Class Press in July. He lives in Brooklyn, and is currently working on a screen adaptation of Robert Creeley's only novel, The Island.

Jennifer Cooke lives and writes in New York City. She has been published in a few literary magazines and newspapers. When she's not writing, she's taking care of her two kids and husband.

Richard Grayson is the author of the story and essay collections With Hitler in New York, Lincoln's Doctor's Dog, I Brake for Delmore Schwartz, I Survived Caracas Traffic, The Silicon Valley Diet, Highly Irregular Stories, And to Think That He Kissed Him on Lorimer Street and the recently-published WRITE-IN: Diary of a Congressional Candidate in Florida's Fourth Congressional District, based on his 2004 feature on the McSweeney's website. His nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, The Miami Herald, The Orlando Sentinel, The Arizona Republic, The San Jose Mercury News and People. A retired teacher and lawyer, he lives in Brooklyn.

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