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Thursday, January 31, 7 PM: Contributors to Pros(e), journal of Red Umbrella Project

Pros(e) is the inaugural literary journal of the Red Umbrella Project (RedUP), a community organization which amplifies the voices of people who have done transactional sex, through media, storytelling, and advocacy programs. The volume is edited by Melissa Petro, and the contributors include blogger Dominick, Anna Saini, Dana Wright, Essence Revealed, Josh Ryley, Kelley Kenney, LD Sorrow, Lovely Brown, Marcia Chase, and Veronica Vera. From goodreads: “a tight, well-edited compilation.” [...]


Wednesday, January 30, 7 PM: Sibling Rivalry Press Poets Read: Robert Siek, Stephen S. Mills, and Matthew Hittinger

ROBERT SIEK is a poet who lives in Brooklyn and works as a production editor at a large publishing house in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in journals such as The Columbia Poetry Review, Lodestar Quarterly, Court Green, Velvet Mafia, Mary, Assaracus, and Chelsea Station. In 2002, the New School published his chapbook Clubbed Kid, and in 2007, he was included [...]


Tuesday, January 29, 6:30: John DiLeo on Tennessee Williams’s Films and other classics

John DiLeo speaks on Tennessee Williams’s films and other classics. DiLeo is the author of Tennessee Williams and Company: His Essential Screen Actors (2010), Screen Savers: 40 Remarkable Movies Awaiting Rediscovery (2007), and Screen Savers II: My Grab Bag of Classic Movies (2012).

Queer Division trio

Sunday, January 27, 7 PM: Queer Division, readings by Stacy SZYMASZEK, Trisha LOW, and Jason ZUZGA

QUEER DIVISION is a reading series of queer writers who queer writing to engage all things pretty, ugly, and in-between hosted by Andrew DURBIN Stacy SZYMASZEK has been working in nonprofit arts administration since 1999, currently as the Director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church. She is the author of the books Emptied of All Ships and [...]


Saturday, January 26, 7 to 10 PM: Asylum at the Bureau

Following the ASYLUM exhibition at 287 Spring Art Gallery & Performance Space in New York, the artist, Alexander Kargaltsev, and the exhibition’s curator, Ivan Savvine, published a catalog with 20 photographs by the artist, the curator’s essay, and the introduction by Stephen Roe, PhD. The catalog presents the full ASYLUM series, while the essays elaborate [...]