2.04.2004

Readings in New York, Feb. 6 - 9

BELLADONNA*
FEBRUARY 6. 7:00 PM
back at BLUESTOCKINGS with

3 fabulous performers and poets

*Caroline Bergvall*
**Catherine Daly**
***Nada Gordon***

Bluestockings Bookstore is at 172 Allen Street between Stanton and
Rivington in NYC’s Lower East Side. Belladonna* requests a $7-10 donation, which
goes to the poets, who in this case will have come from far (ENGLAND) and far
(LA) and near (NYC).

I will be reading from my Belladonna pamphlet, a long poem entitled "Surplice," which is based on Sulpicia's occasional poems from ancient Rome and also Venus in Furs. Wanda becomes the *page*, an *electric* one. The poem is part of the sequel to my new book, DaDaDa, entitled OOD: Object-Oriented Design.



I am meeting Elaine Tabios, Barry Scwabsky, and perhaps Mei Mei Berssenbrugge, some of my favorite poets I haven't met, at Bowery Poetry Club Saturday, Feb. 7, at 4 pm for the Segue reading:

4:00pm
Segue Series CHRISTOPHER STACKHOUSE and ELENI SIKELIANOS



The Frequency Series
@ Four-Faced Liar
hosted by Shafer Hall and Rachel Rakes
Catherine Daly and Erica Kaufman

Suday, February 8, 2004

2:30 PM

FREE!

165 West 4th Street (between 6th Ave. & 7th Ave.)

Catherine Daly was sole proprietor of a technology consultancy, developing intranets for Fortune 500 firms in New York and in Los Angeles. Her first book of poems is DaDaDa (Salt Publishing, 2003). It is a one-volume trilogy, the first of a set of three. Another book, Locket, is scheduled for publication by Tupelo Press in 2004. She was educated at Trinity College and at Columbia University and has taught at Antioch LA and UCLA.

Erica Kaufman lives and works in New York. Her poems can be found in The Mississippi Review, Puppyflowers, Unpleasant Event Schedule, and Bombay Gin. She co-curates the Belladonna* reading series and small press.


And, Monday night, I'm reading at the Telephone Bar, as my publisher is in Cambridge, UK! perhaps kicking off reading a poem of Maureen Owen's (of Telephone)

February 9th
8 pm
Telephone Bar
149 Second Ave

Catherine Daly
ABOUT THE WRITER: Catherine is an Illinois Scholar at Trinity College and Merit Fellow at Columbia University. She has worked as a technical architect, an officer in a Wall Street investment bank, an engineer supporting the space shuttle orbiter, and a teacher. She lives in Los Angeles and is the author of the poetry collection Locket.

Bob Slaymaker
ABOUT THE WRITER: A product of Columbia’s graduate writing program and NYU’s graduate film program, Bob has had his poems and short stories published in: Callaloo; The Christian Science Monitor; Essence; The North America Review; and River Styx.

Prudence Wright Holmes
ABOUT THE WRITER: Prudence performed her one-woman show, “Bexley, OH,” last season at NY Theatre Workshop. She is the author of Voices of Thinking Jewish Women, and her story, “Baby Blues,” appears on the ezine, ducts.org. As an actor, she was featured in “Sister Act” and “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit” with Whoopi Goldberg and “Kingpin” with Woody Harrelson.

Tom Weiser
ABOUT THE WRITER: Tom is a birdwatcher, swing dancer, sailor, t’ai chi practitioner, improvisational singer, and drummer. His chief sources of unemployment are writing and storytelling. His work has appeared in Newsweek and on NPR. Tom is also a two-time finalist in The Moth’s “Grand StorySLAM.”



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