Save the Date:
Boog City presents
d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses
Birmingham, Ala. • Los Angeles • Boston
Santa Barbara, Cali. • San Francisco
Normal, Ill. • Washington, D.C.
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Event will be hosted by
Coven Press founding editor
Featuring readings from
Jasmine Dreame Wagner
and music from
Curated and with an introduction by Boog City editor David Kirschenbaum
Coven Press is an independent publisher of experimental literature.
Gillian Devereux received her M.F.A. in poetry from Old Dominion
University and directs the Writing Center at Wheelock College in
Boston, where she also teaches creative writing. She is the author of
Focus on Grammar (dancing girl press) and They Used to Dance on
Saturday Nights (Aforementioned Productions), and her poems have
appeared in numerous journals, most recently The Midwest Quarterly,
The Rain, Party, and Disaster Society, Sundog Lit, Boog City, and
Printer’s Devil Review.
Michalle Gould’s first full-length collection of poetry, Resurrection
Party, was published by Silver Birch Press. Her work has appeared in
Poetry, Slate, New England Review, American Literary Review, and been
adapted into a short film by the Detachment East collective, as well
as set to music by the founder of the Washington Women in Jazz
Festival. She lives in Hollywood, where she works as a librarian and
is writing a novel.
Jessica Smith, founding editor of Foursquare and name magazines and
Coven Press, serves as the librarian for Indian Springs School, where
she co-curates its Visiting Writers Series. She is the author of
numerous chapbooks including mnemotechnics (above/ground press) and
one full-length collection, Organic Furniture Cellar (Outside Voices).
Her second book, Life-List, is out from Chax Press.
When Mia moved to NYC she joined formed Vardo with singer Dawn
McCarthy and began playing in clubs like CBGB’s, Coney Island High,
the Cooler and the Mercury Lounge with radio shows on WFMU and WKCR.
Mia has composed music for the Flight of the Conchords on HBO, Rubicon
on AMC and Million Dollar Listing on Bravo.
Mia Theodoratus is a composer, improviser and harpist. Her goal is to
express life through the harp using classical technique infused with
the dynamics of free bop and the rhythm/feel of rock.
Her arrangements of rock songs for harp are driving, rhythmic and use
a full sound scape of electronics. Current groups performing in NYC
and around the world are Adam & Mia, NYC Harp Orchestra and as an
Electric Avant Celtic duo with Michael Evans on percussion.
She is featured talent in events like LifeBall 2010 in Vienna, Austria
(Club Sandwtich Stage), Dueling Harps at the Abron Art Center, NYC and
Walt Disney Performing Arts Center, LA, CA, The National Shakespeare
Oedipus Cycle presented in Athens, Greece, Irish Arts Center and
numerous club performances all over the world.
David O’Leary and Mia were invited to play for the Irish Prime
Minister and President Obama by the House Speaker in March 2011.
As a musician she has worked with Charlie Hayden, Roscoe Mitchell,
Leona Naess, Ray Chew, Antony & the Johnsons, Susan Allen, the
Citizen’s Band, Baikida Caroll, Brandee Younger and Avery Brooks.
**Jasmine Dreame Wagner
Jasmine Dreame Wagner is the author of three collections of poems:
Rings (Kelsey Street Press), Rewilding (Ahsahta Press), Listening for
Earthquakes (Caketrain), and an e-chapbook, True Crime (NAP). Her
poems have appeared in Action Yes, American Letters & Commentary,
Aufgabe, Blackbird, Colorado Review, Handsome, Indiana Review, New
American Writing, Seattle Review, Verse, and The Arcadia Project:
North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press). Her fiction has
appeared in NANO Fiction, Pear Noir!, Seattle Review, and Lost and
Found: Stories From New York (Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood Books).
Annie Won is a poet, yoga teacher, and medicinal chemist who resides
in Medford, Mass. She is a Kundiman Fellow and a Juniper Writing
Institute scholarship recipient. Her chapbook with Brenda Iijima, Once
Upon a Building Block, published with Horse Less Press and individual
chapbooks, so i can sleep (Nous-Zot Press) and did the wind blow it
(Dusie Kollektiv) are also available. Her work has appeared in venues
such as New Delta Review, Entropy, Delirious Hem, TheThePoetry,
TENDERLION, and others. Her critical reviews can be seen at American
Microreviews and Interviews.
Directions: 2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza,
C to Clinton-Washington avenues, Q to 7th Ave.
Venue is bet. Prospect Pl./St. Marks Ave.
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**Readings from The Portable Boog Reader 9:
New York City and Cincinnati
Sun. Jan. 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
**Welcome to Boog City 9.5, Poetry, Music, and Theater Festival
Fri. Feb. 12-Sun. Feb. 14, 2016
Sidewalk Cafe and Unnameable Books
**d.a. levy-palooza 3
featuring poets from three non-New York City small presses, plus
Sun. May 1, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
**Welcome to Boog City 10, Poetry, Music, and Theater Festival
for Boog’s 25th Anniversary
Fri. Aug. 5-Tues. Aug. 9, 2016
Sidewalk Cafe and Unnameable Books
Unnameable Books (600 Vanderbilt Ave. Prospect Heights, Brooklyn),
Sidewalk Cafe (94 Avenue A, The East Village)
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