Boog City presents d.a. levy lives: celebrating the renegade press...
Event will be hosted by 1913 founder and editrice Sandra Doller
Featuring readings from:
and music from Dorit and Friends
There will be wine, cheese, and crackers, too.
Curated and with an introduction by Boog City editor David Kirschenbaum
Founded in 2003 by l’editrice Sandra Doller, 1913 a journal of forms and 1913 Press are committed to publishing the baddest in poetry, poetics, prose, and their intersections with the arts of all forms in handsome book-as-art-objet fashion.
Claire Donato writes across genres; lives in Brooklyn; and has taught at Hunter College, The New School, Brown University, and 826 Valencia/NYC. Recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Gulf Coast, Boston Review, Black Warrior Review, and Octopus. She holds an M.F.A. in literary arts from Brown University, where she received the John Hawkes Prize in Fiction. In August, she will be in residence at the Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, N.Y.
**Dorit and Friends
Dorit is a singer songwriter, actor and Middle Eastern Dancer. Also a very proud native New Yorker.
She is currently working on two different music projects. One is her debut solo album hopefully to be completed by August. The second is an E.P. for the hard rock band she is lead vocalist for. This acoustic show will feature original songs from both projects. Joining her will be Chris Medrano and James Gillespie.
Please check out her youtube video and original song tribute to her childhood hero Wonder Woman.
And for more information and updates about both projects please visit the above url.
Ben Gocker was born in Rochester, N.Y. in 1979. He received an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Iowa's Writers’ Workshop. He lives in Bushwick and works for the Brooklyn Public Library.
Born in New York City, Lucy Ives is a graduate of Harvard University and of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her poems and criticism have appeared in 1913 a journal of forms, The Colorado Review, Fence, Ploughshares, Verse, n+1 online, and Wave Books' The Bedazzler. Ives is the author of a chapbook, My Thousand Novel (Cosa Nostra Editions) and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in comparative literature at NYU. She lives in Bushwick with her husband, Ben Gocker, with whom she ran the reading series Poetry Time.
**Jeff T. Johnson
Jeff T. Johnson’s poetry is forthcoming or has appeared in 1913 a journal of forms, Boston Review, Slope, VOLT,Caketrain, and The Laurel Review, among other publications. He holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from The New School. He lives in Brooklyn, is the poetry editor at LIT, and is an editor at Dewclaw.
C/E to 23rd St., 1/9 to 18th St.
Venue is bet. 10th and 11th avenues