Wednesday, July 19, 2006

It's Hot in the city, and it will be hotter next Tuesday

@ Dixon Place (258 Bowery, 2nd Floor, btw. Houston & Prince)
Admission is $5 at the door.
Readings by: E. Tracy Grinnell, Paul Foster Johnson, & Sina Queyras

E. Tracy Grinnell is the author of Some Clear Souvenir (O Books, 2006), Of the France (a duration press ebook, 2004), Music or Forgetting (O Books, 2001), Harmonics (Melodeon Poetry Systems, 2000), and with Paul Foster Johnson, Quadriga (gong chapbooks, 2006). She lives in New York and edits Litmus Press.

Paul Foster Johnson's poetry has appeared in a number of print and online journals. He is currently an editor at Litmus Press and lives in Brooklyn.

Sina Queyras' most recent collection of poetry is Lemon Hound (Coach House, 2006). Last year she edited Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets. She lives in Brooklyn.

HOT! The NYC Celebration of Queer Culture has been happening every July since 1991 (hosted by Dixon Place), and it includes full length and shorter works in performance, music, theater, dance, literature, poetry, spoken word, puppetry, burlesque, drag, and circus. For more information visit

belladonna* is a reading series and small press that promotes the work of women writers who are adventurous, experimental, politically involved, multi-form, multicultural, multi-gendered, impossible to define, delicious to talk about, unpredictable, and dangerous with language. Please contact us (Erica Kaufman, Rachel Levitsky, Sina Queyras et al) if you'd like to receive a catalog and/or be placed on our mailing list.

*a deadly nightshade, a cardiac and respiratory stimulant, having purplish-red flowers and black berries.
belladonna* is grateful for funding by Poets & Writers, CLMP, NYSCA, and Dixon Place.

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