Saturday, November 7, 2009

Boog City Invites BMP to NYC

Boog City presents
d.a. levy lives: celebrating the renegade press


Tues., Nov. 24, 6:00 p.m. sharp, free

ACA Galleries
529 W. 20th St., 5th Flr.
Event will be hosted by
Brave Men Press poetry editor Brian Foley

Featuring readings from

Farrah Field
Sampson Starkweather
Mark Leidner
Luke Bloomfield
Brian Foley

and music from

There will be wine, cheese, and crackers, too.

Curated and with an introduction by Boog City editor David Kirschenbaum


**Brave Men Press

Brave Men Press is a new letterpress venture run by artist E.B. Goodale and poet Brian Foley. In 2009 they released No Theater, a chapbook of spare and sculpted poems by Chris Tonelli. Chapbooks by poets Julia Cohen and Janaka Stucky will be unleashed before the year's end.

*Performer Bios*

**Luke Bloomfield**
Luke Bloomfield is a co-editor for notnostrums journal and a Juniper Fellow at UMass Amherst. He has poems recently published in Glitterpony and Invisible Ear and other places. He is an out of work translator. He has read for 55 seconds at the Minutes Reading Series. He is a member of the Western Massachusetts Robert Walser Society.

**Farrah Field**

Farrah Field's first collection of poems, Rising, won the 2007 Levis Prize and is out from Four Way Books. Her poems have appeared in many publications, including The Mississippi Review, Margie, The Massachusetts Review, Pool, Typo, Harp & Altar, 42Opus, La Petite Zine, and Sojourn, and are forthcoming in Pebble Lake Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Fulcrum, and The Pinch. She lives in Brooklyn and blogs at the above site.

**Brian Foley**
Brian Foley has poems in Front Porch, Sixth Finch, LIT, Strange Machine, No Tell Motel, Keyhole, Sleeping Fish, and Avatar Review among others. His chapbook The Tornado is not a Surrealist is out from Greying Ghost Press. He edits the online schism, SIR!, is poetry editor of Brave Men Press, and runs The Deep Moat Reading Series in Cambridge, Mass. He attends grad school for poetry at UMass Amherst and lives in Northampton, Mass.

**French Ancestors**

French Ancestors is the moniker of Jesse Duquette, formerly of Boston pop mavens Emergency Music.

**Mark Leidner**
Mark Leidner grew up in Tifton, a small town in south Georgia. His two chapbooks are The Night of 1,000 Murders (Factory Hollow Press) and The Empire (Scantily Clad Press). He lives in Northampton, Mass. and his blog is located at the above site.

**Sampson Starkweather**
Sampson Starkweather lives in the forest. His most recent chapbook is The Heart is Green from So Much Waiting from Immaculate Disciples Press. He is also the author of City of Moths from Rope-a-Dope Press and The Photograph from horse less press. Recent or forthcoming work can be found in Action Yes, Typo, Sink Review, SIR!, Open Letters Monthly, Pax Americana, RealPoetik, and Ekleksographia.


C/E to 23rd St., 1/9 to 18th St.
Venue is bet. 10th and 11th avenues