d.a. levy-palooza 2:
celebrating 2 renegade presses
Sun. May 3, 2015
12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Factory Hollow Press
in the backyard at
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Hosted and curated by
Boog City editor David Kirschenbaum
2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza,
C to Clinton-Washington avenues, Q to 7th Ave.
Venue is bet. Prospect Pl./St. Marks Ave.
Featuring performances by:
—Jacob A. Bennett
—Kimberly Ann Southwick
—Musical act: Sirs&Madams
**Factory Hollow Press
—Musical act: Wall of Ears
bedfellows is a miniature, thematic literary magazine based in
Philadelphia. They seek to catalog contemporary discussions of desire/
intimacy. Their mission is to publish work that they feel subverts (or
confronts) the stigmas that are often attached to sex-focused writing.
bedfellows publishes two issues annually, in print and online.
**Jacob A. Bennett
Jacob A. Bennett agrees, with Shakespeare’s Trinculo that sometimes
“misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows,” but appends the
following addendum, that sometimes it is not misery but journals like
bedfellows that gather together strange and wonderful poets. Snuggle
Patrick Blagrave is from Philadelphia. He studied English at New York
University and now works in publishing. He writes poems mostly, and
his work has appeared in Apiary and bedfellows magazine.
Michael Cavuto is a Philadelphia poet who has spent the last three
years living in Toronto. There, he ran a reading series that showcased
mostly expat and visiting American poets, as well as founded the sound
poetry group Sex Panic! Along with Dale Smith and Hoa Nguyen, he edits
the new Slow Poetry in America Newsletter.
Dianca London is is the prose editor of LIT Magazine and is earning
her M.F.A. in fiction from The New School. Her work has been featured
in bedfellows, Kweli Journal, The Toast, The Village Voice, and
elsewhere. She tweets at @diancalondon and resides in Brooklyn. Link:
“I, Tituba: Working as a Historical Reenactor in Salem.”
Warren Longmire is a web programmer, master level whistler,
performance poet, and part-time philosopher. He’s been published in
Eleven Eleven, Metropolary, Painted Bride Quarterly, and two
chapbooks, Ripped Winters and Do.Until.True, but what he really wants
to do is direct. He resides in a nameless part of Philly across from a
former mausoleum with one roommate, one bluetooth karaoke machine, and
a pet python named Fugee. You can find his writings, essays, videos,
and sounds at the above urls.
Brendan Lorber is a poet, essayist, and editor. He’s the author, most
recently, of Unfixed Elegy, a chapbook from Buttered Lamb Press. Since
1995 he has published and edited Lungfull! Magazine, an annual
anthology of contemporary literature which prints the rough drafts of
contributors’ work in addition to the final version, in order to
reveal the creative process.
Sirs&Madams is an amiable group of Brooklyn-based daydreamers who
craft rock and blues singer-songwriter tunes.
**Kimberly Ann Southwick
Kimberly Ann Southwick is the founder and editor in chief of the
biannual print literary arts journal Gigantic Sequins. Her poetry is
forthcoming/has been published in bedfellows, The Philadelphia Review
of Books, The Rumpus, TLR, and elsewhere. She has two chapbooks, Every
Song by Patsy Cline (dancing girl press) and the forthcoming efs and
vees (Hyacinth Girl Press).
Anne-Adele Wight is the author of Sidestep Catapult and Opera House
Arterial, both from BlazeVOX [books]. Her work has been published
widely, most recently in Luna Luna, and her
poem “Nothing but Villas in Tuscany” was selected as an Editor’s
Choice in The Sandy Crimmins Poetry Competition. She curates the
monthly Jubilant Thicket performance series and lives in Philadelphia
with three bedfellows, one of them human.
Factory Hollow Press publishes books, chapbooks, and broadsides in
limited and trade editions. FHP is a publishing imprint of Flying
Object Center for Independent Publishing, Art, & the Book, Inc., a
501(c)(3) nonprofit arts and publishing organization.
Established in 2005, the press has published and produced over
60 books, chapbooks, broadsides, and other special projects. In
addition to making available writing that they believe in and love,
they hope FHP encourages others to themselves publish work in small
Mark Leidner is the author of Beauty Was the Case that They Gave Me
(Factory Hollow Press) and The Angel in the Dream of Our Hangover:
aphorisms (Sator Press).
Kelin Loe is the author of These Are The Gloria Stories (Factory
Hollow Press). She is founding co-editor of Spoke Too Soon: A Journal
of the Longer, the host of Flying Object Radio, and a tour guide at
the Emily Dickinson Museum. She is the author of the chapbook The
Motorist (minutesBOOKS). Her recent work can be found in Epiphany
Magazine, iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, jubilat, notnostrums,
Pinwheel, Specter Magazine, and STOKED. She received an M.F.A. from
the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and is working toward a Ph.D.
in rhetoric and composition at the same institution. She lives in
Northampton, Mass. with her partner Michael and their rabbit, Owl.
Jon Ruseski is the author of the chapbook Neon Clouds (Factory Hollow
Press). He lives in Northampton, Mass.
**Wall of Ears
Wall of Ears oozes high-grade pop pleasure for a mind to dance to.
Hello Beautiful Nothing will be released in 2015. Perfect Organ
Assembly is already available in all your favorite formats.
David A. Kirschenbaum, editor and publisher
330 W. 28th St., Suite 6H
NY, NY 10001-4754
For event and publication information:
T: (212) 842-BOOG (2664)
For music from Gilmore boys:
“To have great poets, there must be great audiences.” —Walt Whitman