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November 30th: Taggart, Richardson, Slaughter, Kanownik, Owen

November 17, 2011

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 @ THE WEST CAFE, 379 UNION AVE., BROOKLYN

Paige Taggart authored 3 chapbooks: DIGITAL MACRAMÉ (Poor Claudia) Polaroid Parade (Greying Ghost Press) and The Ice Poems (forthcoming with DoubleCross Press). Be on the lookout for poems issuing in journals such as: Jubilat, Spinning Jenny, Clock, Sentence and No Dear. She’s a fanatic jeweler, look here: http://mactaggartjewelry.blogspot.com/
Robin Richardson is the author of Grunt of the Minotaur, released in Fall 2011 by Insomniac Press. She’s is a Toronto native pursuing her MFA in poetry at Sarah Lawrence in New York. Her work has appeared in many Canadian and international journals including Cv2, The Puritan, Filling Station, The Cortland Review, The Berkeley Poetry Review, and The Literary Review of Canada. She’s the recipient of the Joan T Baldwin award for writing and visual art and, with the generous support of the Ontario Arts Council, is currently working on her second collection of poems “Nervosa.”
Chris Slaughter graduated from Medgar Evers College and is doing an MFA in poetry at Hunter College. A Cave Canem fellowship recipient, he has self published a book entitled Hear My Cries The Street jazz and ghetto blues of an only child. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Chris works at Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in Forest Hill Queens while chipping away at his new manuscript.
Christine Kanownik‘s poetry, art, and reviews have been featured in Everyday Genius, Coldfront, Shampoo, Glitter Pony, and Little Red Leaves. She is the Editor of Augury Books and currently lives in Brooklyn.
William Owen is convinced a formula to solve for prime numbers will allow teleportation to be invented, is functionally tone deaf and once worked in a pallet factory. He earned an MFA from Goddard College in 2006. His writing has appeared in NanoFiction, Staccato, Stretching Panties and Hazmat, and contributes monthly to the Postcard Fiction Collaborative. He lives and writes in Jersey City.

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