Events



What the F@%k Do Lit Mags Offer Colleges? Lit Mags & Learning, Saturday, March 9th at 3:00PM, AWP Boston

Attention 12,000 AWP 2013 conference attendees: come check out a panel on lit mags and student learning today, Friday March 9th at 3:00PM. (No, it won’t be three hours long as advertised; just a brief chat with some super nice/smart people. About an hour.) S234. The Teaching Press: Literary Magazines and Learning. (Travis Kurowski, Jay Baron

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Lit Mag on the Runway

Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke writes for The New York Observer about a party for the new lit mag The American Reader, which has strong ties in the fashion world (and which—without having seen an issue—seems to resemble The Paris Review à la book reviews): “We are young, and when you are young, you have less inhibitions, and you just power through

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A Triple Canopy Publication in Four Acts—Act One

  Corrected Slogans (A Publication in Four Acts) Act 1: Poems for America 155 Freeman Street, Brooklyn, NY Saturday, September 15, 2–6 p.m. $5 for access to all sessions, free for members On September 15, Triple Canopy will host the first half of Poems for America, a pair of symposia on poetics and conceptual art. Participants

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The 2012-13 Season of NPR’s Selected Shorts—Best Season On Record?

Really—just check out the line-up: Selected Shorts: An Evening with David Mitchell Wed, Oct 17 at 7:30 pm Selected Shorts: Tom Perrotta Presents The Best American Short Stories 2012 Wed, Nov 7 at 7:30 pm Selected Shorts: Comedy!—with host Alec Baldwin Wed, Nov 28 at 7:30 pm Selected Shorts: An Evening with Radiolab Wed, Dec

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theNewerYork West Coast Literary Carnival

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Printlitapocalypse = The 8th Annual Printers’ Ball: July 20, Chicago

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Netherlands Lives with Magazines

Facing Pages, an immense independent magazine event in Arnhem, The Netherlands, will be held the weekend of April 20 to the 22, 2012. From the website: A weekend full of exhibitions of unique magazines, lectures by renowned magazine makers and magazine lovers. So please join us for tons of inspiration, networking and fantastic parties. A

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Literary Death Match + Painted Bride = Philly May 26

Literary Death Match is pairing with Painted Bride Quarterly to make its City of Brotherly Love debut. The night’s readers include  Leonard Gontarek (author of Van Morrison Can’t Find His Feet), Sarah Rose Etter (author of Tongue Party), Steve Volk (author of the soon-to-release Fringe-ology) and First Person Arts Story Slam’s hand-picked contender, Angel Hogan. They’ll be judged by Liz Spikol (editor-in-chief of

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We Ate Whale

Rediscovered—and somewhat incomplete—video of Tao Lin reading poetry at our Luna Park launch event back in January 2008, at a now closed Brooklyn Korean restaurant. Tin Pan was the musical act. They kicked ass. Tao Lin Reads at Luna Park Launch from Luna Park on Vimeo.

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Armchair Shotgun @ Greenlight Bookstore

This past Friday Armchair/Shotgun’s editors premiered their second issue at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn. It was an intimate reading, with poetry and fiction from contributors to the first two issues including Nate House, Alanna Bailey, and Zach White. (I might add here that our editor Travis Kurowski had a lovely short story in the first

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