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Poetry Reading with Grey Vild_Joy Ladin_Trace Peterson_Claudia Cortese

Poetry Reading with Claudia Cortese, Joy Ladin, Trace Peterson, and Grey Vild

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Poetry Reading with Claudia Cortese, Joy Ladin, Trace Peterson, and Grey Vild
Start:
February 9, 2014 7:00 PM
End:
February 9, 2014 9:00 PM
Phone:
646 457 0859
contact@bgsqd.com
Updated:
January 25, 2014
Venue:
Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone:
646 457 0859
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83A Hester St., New York, NY, 10002, United States
Poetry Reading with Grey Vild_Joy Ladin_Trace Peterson_Claudia Cortese

Claudia Cortese, Joy Ladin, Trace Peterson, and Grey Vild share a love of poetry and each other that cannot be contained. They are thrilled to read their work together—please come be their beautiful audience.

 

trace

Trace Peterson is author of Since I Moved In (Chax Press) and numerous chapbooks. The Editor/Publisher of EOAGH, she also recently co-edited the anthology Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books). She lives in Brooklyn.

 

claud

Claudia Cortese’s poems have appeared in Best New Poets 2011, Blackbird, Crazyhorse, Kenyon Review Online, and Rattle, among others, and her essays and book reviews have appeared in Devil’s Lake, Mid-American Review, and Iowa Review. Her first book of poems—which explores trauma, myth, fairy tales, and girlhood—is currently traveling the land of book contests and has been a semifinalist for prizes from the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry, Persea Books, and the University of Wisconsin Press. A recipient of awards from RHINO Poetry, Baltimore Review, and Kent State University, Cortese lives and teaches in New Jersey.

 

joy

Joy Ladin, Gottesman Professor of English at Yeshiva University, has published six books of poetry, including 2012′s The Definition of Joy, Forward Fives award winner Coming to Life, and Lambda Literary Award finalist Transmigration. Her memoir, Through the Door of Life:  A Jewish Journey Between Genders, was a 2012 National Jewish Book Award finalist. Her work has appeared in many periodicals, including American Poetry Review, Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, Parnassus: Poetry in Review, Southwest Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and North American Review, and has been recognized with a Fulbright Scholarship.

 

greymay

Grey Vild’s work has been best described as sitting in a closet, dittling itself, and, like, you know, frying baloney on a light bulb.

 

 

 

 

 

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