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Carla Drysdale readings in NYC next week

By Tightrope Books | October 21st, 2009 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

If you happen to find yourself in New York City on Wednesday October 28th, don’t miss author of Little Venus, Carla Drysdale, reading alongside Jean Valentine, Hila Ratzabi and Elisabeth Von Uhl at Cornelia Street Cafe

at 6 pm. Alternatively, don’t miss her on Friday, October 30th at 7 pm at Goodbye Blue Monday, 1087 Broadway in Bushwick, Brooklyn

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is proud to invite you to a poetry reading with





Where: Cornelia Street Café

When: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, 6pm

Author of numerous books of poetry, Jean Valentine has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and awards from the NEA, among others. Her most recent book of poetry is Little Boat (Wesleyan University Press, 2007). Her previous collection, Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems 1965-2003, was the winner of the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry.

Hila Ratzabi has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and was selected by Adrienne Rich as a recipient of a National Writers Union Poetry Prize. Her poetry has been published in Coal Hill Review, Southern Poetry Review, Columbia Review, Zeek, Mima’amakim, and Margie. Her chapbook, The Apparatus of Visible Things, is published by Finishing Line Press.

CARLA DRYSDALE was born in Canada and educated at Ryerson University in Toronto as well as Sarah Lawrence College in New York. Her poems have appeared in many literary journals. Her first book of poems, Little Venus, was published this month by Tightrope Books, based in Toronto.

Lis von Uhl is the author of Ocean Sea, published by Finishing Line Press. She has had work published in Lumina, The Broome Review, and The Courtland Review. She teaches at Fordham University. Lis received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence in 2005.

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