Monthly Archive for July, 2007

Wred Fright, Crazy Carl Robinson and Grant Schreiber

Jul ’07
21
12:00 am

Wred Fright, Crazy Carl Robinson
and Grant SchreiberSaturday, July 21th, 7:00 PMFREE
 
An evening of reading, answering questions, channeling dead professional wrestlers to give advice to the audience, and who knows what else; featuring:
 
Wred Fright is the author of The Pornographic Flabbergasted Emus (ULA/Out Your Backdoor Press, 2006), a rock and roll novel from the world of zines.
 
Crazy Carl Robinson is the author of Fat On The Vine (ULA/Out Your Backdoor Press, 2007), a novel Carl\’s mother says is filth, but most other readers call a masterpiece.
 
Grant Schreiber of Judas Goat Quarterly brings the local flavor.
 
Related websites:

http://www.wredfright.com

http://www.ulapress.com

http://www.literaryrevolution.com

http://www.myspace.com/wredfright

Crimethinc’s Middle West Cloak & Dagger Tour

Jul ’07
19
8:00 pm

Crimethinc’s Middle West Cloak & Dagger TourThurs. July 19th 8pm

Crimethinc presents the “Crimethinc Middle West Cloak and Dagger Tour”, members of the Crimethinc collective will be visiting various Midwest cities (Davenport, Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, Kalamazoo, Columbus, etc) with puppet shows, workshops, and more. They’ll be presenting about Security Culture, Consent, Animal Liberation, and possibly Queer/Trans Awareness. The final destination of our tour is the Crimethinc Convergence, which is to be held in Athens, OH this year from July 25th-31st. There we will have many workshops on just about everything, all the while camping and enjoying the company of others in a community-oriented setting.

A group of 5 young activists from all over the US. with various activist backgrounds make up the Crimethinc members on this tour. There’re all anticapitalists, antifascists, and animal liberationists

More information is available at www.crimethinc.com

Dancing Girl Press Presents Poetry

Jul ’07
14
12:00 am

Dancing Girl Press Presents Simone Muench, Brandi Homan & Erin BertramSaturday, July 14th, 7:00 PMfree
 
Dancing Girl Press presents an evening of poetry with:
 
Simone Muench is a poet, editor, assistant professor, and horror film fan. She is the author of *The Air Lost in Breathing* (2000) and *Lampblack & Ash* (2005) recently released from Sarabande Books. Her chapbook, Orange Girl, is due out from dancing girl press in July.
 
Brandi Homan\’s chapbook, Two Kinds of Arson, is available from Dancing Girl Press . Her work has appeared in magazines like Salt Hill, North American Review, Fugue, CutBank, Natural Bridge, and others. She recently completed her first book-length manuscript.
 
Erin M. Bertram is a fellow in the MFA Writing Program at Washington University in St. Louis. She writes for The Vital Voice and edits shadowbox press, which publishes progressive writing, always by hand, and often by underrepresented writers, with a tendency toward poetry. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Bloom, Columbia Poetry Review, MiPOesias , and Ugly Accent. Two chapbooks are forthcoming: Alluvium (dancing girl press, 2007), and, with Sarah Lilius, Here, Hunger (NeO Pepper Press, 2007).

Dancing Girl Press Event

Jul ’07
14
7:00 pm

Dancing Girl Press Presents Simone Muench,
Brandi Homan & Erin Bertram at Quimby’s!

Saturday, July 14th, 7:00 PM
FREE

Simone Muench is a poet, editor, assistant professor, and horror film fan. She is the author of *The Air Lost in Breathing* (2000) and *Lampblack & Ash* (2005) recently released from Sarabande Books.  Her chapbook, Orange Girl, is due out from dancing girl press in July.

Brandi Homan’s chapbook, Two Kinds of Arson, is available from Dancing Girl Press . Her work has appeared in magazines like Salt Hill, North American Review, Fugue, CutBank, Natural Bridge, and others. She recently completed her first book-length manuscript.

Erin M. Bertram is a fellow in the MFA Writing Program at Washington University in St. Louis. She writes for The Vital Voice and edits shadowbox press, which publishes progressive writing, always by hand, and often by underrepresented writers, with a tendency toward poetry. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Bloom, Columbia Poetry Review, MiPOesias , and Ugly Accent. Two chapbooks are forthcoming: Alluvium (dancing girl press, 2007), and, with Sarah Lilius, Here, Hunger (NeO Pepper Press, 2007).

The Machine presents an evening of readings

Jul ’07
18
5:00 pm

The Machine presents an evening of readingsWednesday July 18th 7PM

With Readings fromAaron CynicAlicia DorrBrent KadoKate Sandler

Hosted by
Brandon Wetherbee