“COUPLET”—Poetry & Music Series: Summer 2013 Edition: June 6

“COUPLET”—A Poetry and Music Series at The Delancey, LES. Quarterly.
Summer 2013 Edition: Thursday, June 6, 2013.

Hosted by poet Leah Umansky, Couplet is a quarterly reading series held on the Lower East Side featuring both emerging and established poets. Every event features music & after-party by DJ Ceremony.

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This edition’s featured poets:

1. J. BRADLEY
J. Bradley is the Web Editor of Monkeybicycle. He lives at iheartfailure.net.

2. JILLIAN BRALL
Jillian Brall is co-editor of the poetry journal, Lyre Lyre, and co-curates the Earshot reading series. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Ragazine, Esque, Connotation Press, Ping Pong Magazine, Unshod Quills, and others. She is also a visual artist.

3. JACKIE CLARK
Jackie Clark is the series editor of Poets off Poetry and Song of the Week for Coldfront Magazine. She is the recipient of a 2012 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and is the author of three chapbooks: Office Work (Greying Ghost Press), Red Fortress (H_NGM_N), and I Live Here Now (Lame House Press). Jackie lives in Jersey City and can be found online at nohelpforthat.com. Her first book, Aphoria, was recently published by Brooklyn Arts Press.

4. ADAM FITZGERALD
Adam Fitzgerald is the founding editor of the poetry journal Maggy, and teaches at Rutgers University and The New School. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in A Public Space, Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Conjunctions, Fence and elsewhere. His first book of poems, The Late Parade, is forthcoming from W. W. Norton’s Liveright imprint in June. He lives in the East Village.

5. DOLAN MORGAN
Dolan Morgan lives and writes in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where he is an editor at The Atlas Review. His work can be found in The Believer, Field, Pank, The Lifted Brow, Red Lightbulbs, Armchair/Shotgun, The Collagist and elsewhere.

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Your Hostess:
Leah Umansky is a New Yorker by birth, a teacher by choice, and an anglophile at heart. Her first collection of poems, DOMESTIC UNCERTAINTIES, has been published in 2013 by BlazeVOX Books. She earned her MFA in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and is a recipient of a 1-week fellowship at the Norman Mailer Writers Colony. She is a contributing writer for both BOMB Magazine’s BOMBLOG and for The Rumpus. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in: Barrow Street, Cream City Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, The Paterson Literary Review, Magma Poetry (UK),and Harpur Palate. She is also a contributing writer for The Rumpus and BOMB Magazine ‘s BOMBLOG. Find more of her work at: www.iammyownheroine.wordpress.com/

Your DJ:
DJ Ceremony has played at well over 100 venues in and around New York City since 2001, at both public & private events. He is the producer & DJ of “Oscillate Wildly”, a monthly Smiths & Morrissey tribute dance party in the Lower East Side, among other special one-night-only themed events. His sound often culls from Postpunk, Glam Rock, Indie, Haçienda, Britpop, Factory Records, Shoegaze, Manchester, Dreampop, & British Invasion. www.djceremony.com

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“COUPLET”—A Poetry & Music Series
Summer 2013 Edition
Hosted by poet Leah Umansky with music by DJ Ceremony
Thursday, June 6, 2013, 7 to 10 PM
Venue: The Delancey, Lower live performance level
168 Delancey Street (Between Clinton & Attorney)
Lower East Side, NYC
#CoupletNYC

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