I'll be reading a little poetry in New Haven Tuesday night. You should come!

October 3rd: Short-Story Writer Paul Beckman and Poet Jen Tynes Read at The Anchor Bar

On Tuesday October 3rd at 7:00 PM, please join the Ordinary Evening Reading Series to welcome fiction writer Paul Beckman and poet Jen Tynes to the Anchor Bar's Mermaid Room.

Paul Beckman is a writer who lives in Madison, CT. His short stories, four of which have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, have appeared in both print and on-line journals (among them, Playboy, Currents, Connecticut Review, Mad Hatter's Review, and Exquisite Corpse). His first collection, Come! Meet My Family and Other Stories was published in 1995 by Weighted Anchor Press, and a second volume is expected in 2006. Paul's work has been published in New Zealand, translated into German for an anthology entitled Humor by Jewish Writers ("The P Word"), and several of his short stories have been adapted into plays.

Jen Tynes lives in Providence, Rhode Island and edits horse less press. Her poems have appeared in jubilat, Diagram, CutBank, H_NGM_N, Typo, Octopus, Verse, No Tell Motel, The Cultural Society, and other journals. Her first book, The End Of Rude Handles, is available from Red Morning Press.


Myopic Books & horse less press present
An Entirely Horseless Reading!

Please join us at Myopic Books (5 S. Angell St., Wayland Square, 401-521-5533)
Saturday, September 16, 7 pm
for poetry from Matthew Henriksen, Kate Greenstreet, and Adam Clay.

Matthew Henriksen co-edits Typo and Cannibal and curates The Burning Chair Readings in Brooklyn and New York City. His poems have appeared recently in Fascicle, Coconut and Indiana Review; others will soon appear in Lit, Wildlife Poetry Magazine, Action, Yes!, and The Agricultural Review. horse less press has published his first chapbook, Is Holy.

Kate Greenstreet was born in Chicago and has lived mostly on the east and west coasts of the U.S., currently back on the Atlantic side, in New Jersey. She received a Fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts in 2003. Her poems have appeared in Bird Dog, Conduit, can we have our ball back?, GutCult, Diagram, Octopus, POOL, The Massachusetts Review, No Tell Motel, Fascicle, Barrow Street, Word For/Word, the tiny, Free Verse, MiPOesias, LIT, CutBank, Kulture Vulture, TYPO, 26, KELR, XANTIPPE, and other journals. Her chapbook, Learning the Language, was published by Etherdome Press last fall and her first full-length book, case sensitive, will be out from Ahsahta Press in September 2006.

Adam Clay lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan and co-edits Typo. His first book, The Wash, is forthcoming from Parlor Press, and Canoe, a chapbook, is available from horse less press. Recent poems appear in Denver Quarterly, CutBank, Barrow Street, and elsewhere.