AT THE ZINC BAR

Winter/Spring 2016

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82 WEST 3rd STREET, BETWEEN THOMPSON AND SULLIVAN STS.
NEW YORK CITY

SATURDAYS FROM 4:30 - 6:30 PM

$5 admission goes to support the readers

These events are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Curators:

The Segue Reading Series is made possible by the support of The Segue Foundation. For more information, please visit www.seguefoundation.com or call (212) 614-0505.

Curators:
DECEMBER-JANUARY: Sophia Le Fraga & Ben Fama
FEBRUARY-MARCH: Sophie Seita & Bridget Talone
APRIL-MAY: Cornelia Barber, Rachel Valinsky & Nathaniel Weaver



FEBRUARY

 

FEBRUARY 6

LIZ HOWARD & LANNY JORDAN JACKSON

Liz Howard was raised in rural Northern Ontario. She is co-curator of the feminist reading series AvantGarden in Toronto and received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Her first book, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent (McClelland & Stewart) was short-listed for the 2015 Governor General’s Literary Award in Poetry.

Lanny Jordan Jackson is a filmmaker, poet, and performer in NYC. Among his short films are The Companion (2012), Vivian (2013), Triple Shark Cerberus (2013), and Scorpio vs. Glass Door Restaurant (2014). He’s working on a full length film titled The Accommodation for a Solitary B. See more at: http://www.vimeo.com/lannyjordanjackson


FEBRUARY 13

SANDEEP PARMAR & CODY-ROSE CLEVIDENCE

Sandeep Parmar’s The Marble Orchard and Eidolon are published by Shearsman. She edited the Collected Poems of Hope Mirrlees (Carcanet, 2011), the Selected Poems of Nancy Cunard (Carcanet, 2016) and writes on Mina Loy. She teaches English at the University of Liverpool and co-directs their Centre for New and International Writing.

Cody-Rose Clevidence’s 1st book, Beast Feast, was published by Ahsahta Press in 2014. They live in the Arkansas Ozarks with their dog, Pearl.


FEBRUARY 20

MYUNG MI KIM & JOEY YEAROUS-ALGOZIN

Myung Mi Kim’s books include Penury, Commons, DURA, and Under Flag, winner of the Multi- cultural Publisher’s Exchange Award. She has received fellowships from the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Fund for Poetry, and others. Kim is Professor of English and Director of the Poetics Program at the University at Buffalo.

Joey Yearous-Algozin is the author of The Lazarus Project and Holly Melgard’s Friends and Family, among others. He is a member of the publishing collective TROLL THREAD. He lives in Brooklyn.


FEBRUARY 27

IAN HEAMES & KATHLEEN FRASER

Ian Heames publishes Face Press and is researching a PhD on the poetry of Stephen Rodefer. He is the author of Arrays (2015), Other People (2013), and various other books of poems.

Kathleen Fraser has published fourteen poetry collections, seven collaborative artist books, and essays collected in translating the unspeakable: Poetry and the Innovative Necessity. All may be viewed at the Beinecke library (Yale University).

 



MARCH

 


MARCH 5

ANNE BOYER & LARA MIMOSA MONTES

Anne Boyer is the author of Garments Against Women. She lives in Kansas City

Lara Mimosa Montes is a writer based in New York and Minneapolis and a PhD candidate in English at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her work has appeared in Fence, Triple Canopy, and BOMB. Her first book is The Somnambulist (Horse Less Press, 2016).


MARCH 12

AARON KUNIN & RAE ARMANTROUT

Aaron Kunin is the author of Cold Genius (Fence, 2014) and four other books of poetry and prose. He lives in California.

Rae Armantrout’s Itself was published in 2015. In 2010 Versed received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Partly: New and Selected Poems is forthcoming (Wesleyan, 2016). For her Segue reading, she will be joined by composer Adam Roberts and the musical duo Ums ‘N Jip.


MARCH 19

DAWN LUNDY MARTIN & ROSMARIE WALDROP

Dawn Lundy Martin is author of three books of poetry. Her latest collection is Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books, 2015). Martin is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of Pittsburgh and a member of the three-person performance group, The Black Took Collective.

Rosmarie Waldrop’s Gap Gardening: Selected Poems is forthcoming from New Directions in 2016. She is the author of two novels, a memoir, and a book of essays, among many books. She translates German and French poetry and co-edits Burning Deck books with Keith Waldrop in Providence RI.

MARCH 26

NO READING




APRIL



APRIL 2

JULIAN TALAMANTEZ BROLASKI & SARAH WANG

Julian Talamantez Brolaski is the author of Advice for Lovers (City Lights, 2012) and gowanus atropolis (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011). Xe lives in Oakland, where xe sings with several bands.

Sarah Wang has written for the New Museum’s The Last Newspaper, Semiotext(e)’s Animal Shelter, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon. Forthcoming publications include: Story, Stonecutter, and Ich bin ein Junge.


APRIL 9

MOYRA DAVEY & GREGG BORDOWITZ

Moyra Davey’s narrative videos include: Notes On Blue, 2015; My Saints, 2014; Les Goddesses, 2011; My Necropolis, 2009, and Fifty Minutes, 2006. She is the author of I’m Your Fan, Burn the Diaries, Long Life Cool White and The Problem of Reading; editor of Mother Reader: Essential Writings on Motherhood.

Gregg Bordowitz’s books include General Idea: Imagevirus (Afterall Books, 2010), The AIDS Crisis Is Ridiculous and Other Writings 1986-2003 (MIT Press, 2004). Bordowitz is the director of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Low Residency MFA Program.


APRIL 16

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ & CLAUDIA LA ROCCO

Miguel Gutierrez lives in Brooklyn and makes performances. His most recent work, the Age & Beauty series, was presented in the Festival d’Automne in Paris. He is the author of WHEN YOU RISE UP (53rd State Press, 2009), and blogs about celebrity sightings at Stargayze. He invented DEEP AEROBICS.

Claudia La Rocco is the author of The Best Most Useless Dress (Badlands Unlimited, 2014) and petit cadeau (The Chocolate Factory Theater, 2015), and the editor-curator of Danspace Project’s PLATFORM 2015: Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets.


APRIL 23

JIBADE-KHALIL HUFFMAN & GABRIELA JAUREGUI

Jibade-Khalil Huffman is the author of 19 Names for Our Band (Fence, 2008), James Brown Is Dead (Future Plan and Program, 2011) and Sleeper Hold (Fence, 2015). He fuses poetic/essayistic texts with video installation, photography and performance. He is artist-in-residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem.

Gabriela Jauregui is the author of Leash Seeks Lost Bitch (The Song Cave/Sexto Piso, 2015), Controlled Decay (Akashic Books/Black Goat Press, 2008), and a short story collection, La memoria de las cosas (Sexto Piso, 2015). A founding member of the sur+ publishing collective, she lives in Mexico City.


APRIL 30

ADJUA GARGI NZINGA GREAVES & SIMONE WHITE

Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves is an experiential information artist concerned with the genius of wilderness, and the glamour of The Academy. She lives and works in New York City where she is currently completing work on The 2015 Bulletin of Wilderness and Academy: An Introductory Conclusion to unschoolMFA.

Simone White’s latest collection of poems is Of Being Dispersed (Futurepoem, 2016). She is Program Director at The Poetry Project and lives in Brooklyn.

 



MAY


MAY 7

ADRINIKI MATTIS, CATHY WAGNER & CODA WEI

Andriniki Mattis lives in Brooklyn and has a BA in Political and Poetic Resistance. They are working on their first book, Meditations on a Black Body.

Cathy Wagner is the author of four books, most recently Nervous Device (City Lights, 2012). She directs the creative writing program at Miami University in Ohio, where she works as a labor organizer.

Coda Wei is a nonbinary femme recovering from white feminism. Writings can be found at the fanzine, lies vol. 2, HOLD mag, and under the name debbie hu at perfect lover’s press.


MAY 14

DAVID BRAZIL, JASMINE GIBSON & OKI SOGUMI

David Brazil was born in New York and lives in California. His most recent book is Antisocial Patience (Roof, 2015). Holy Ghost is forthcoming from City Lights.

Jasmine Gibson is a Philly jawn now living in Brooklyn and a soon to be psychotherapist for all your gooey psychotic episodes that match the bipolar flows of capital.

Oki Sogumi was born in Seoul, Korea and currently resides in Philadelphia. She is the author of The Island of Natural History (forthcoming from Publication Studio), and a chapbook, Salt Wedge.


MAY 21

EMMY CATEDRAL & CONSTANCE DEJONG

Emmy Catedral makes objects, rooms, walks and salons, sometimes as The Amateur Astronomers Society of Voorhees or The Explorers Club of Enrique de Malacca. Work has been presented at some places with names, nooks temporarily named, and many sidewalks.

Constance DeJong is an American artist, writer and playwright, producing fiction texts and language/image based work. DeJong has exhibited internationally and collaborated with Tony Oursler, Stephen Vitiello, and Philip Glass. She is a professor of art and time based media at Hunter College.


MAY 28

BHANU KAPIL & MELISSA BUZZEO

Bhanu Kapil came to this country to write. Nothing happened in the way she imagined it. Nevertheless, she made an art form from the wrecked syllabus, a citron yellow and silver grid. Her five books include, most recently, the diptych: Schizophrene (2011) and Ban en Banlieue (2015), from Nightboat Books.

Melissa Buzzeo is the author of The Devastation (Nightboat 2015), For Want and Sound (Les Figues, 2013), Face (Bookthug, 2009) and What Began Us (Leon Works, 2007). She teaches creative writing at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and maintains a radical palm reading practice.