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Annual Chapbook Festival

May 3, 2010 @ 4:00 am - May 5, 2010 @ 4:00 am

The Festival celebrates the chapbook as a work of art and asa medium for alternative and emerging writers and publishers. Now in its second year, the festival features a two-day bookfair with chapbook publishers from around the country, workshops, marathon poetry readings, and a closing-night reading of prize-winning Chapbook Fellows.

Admission: FREE. Free registration required. To attend workshops, please register by e-mailing abozicevic@gc.cuny.edu

MONDAY, MAY 3, 2010

10 – 11:30 am

Producing Chapbooks: A Workshop for Poets

Brenda Iijima (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), Rachel Levitsky (Belladonna*), and Lonely Christopher (The Corresponding Society)

10 – 11:30 am

Do-It-Yourself Chapbooks: Make and Distribute Your Own

Mary Gannon and Jean Hartig (Poets& Writers Magazine), Emily Goodale (Brave Men Press), Matvei Yankelevich (Ugly Duckling Presse), and Adam Robinson (Publishing Genius)

11:30 am – 1 pm

Producing Chapbooks: A Workshop for Publishers

Jan Heller Levi (Hunter College), Rachel Levitsky (Belladonna*), and Booklyn

11:30 am – 1 pm

Chapbooks as Art Objects

Roni Gross (Roni Gross Design), and Jeremy Thompson (The Autotypograph), with Sarah Nicholls (Center for Book Arts)

2 – 7 pm

Chapbook Poets: A Marathon Reading

Poets from participating presses read.

7 – 8 pm

Opening Reception

Proshansky Auditorum Lobby

TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010

10 – 11:30 am

Producing Chapbooks: A Workshop for Poets

Sommer Browning and Tony Mancus (Flying Guillotine Press), Jill Magi (Sona Books), and Daniel Lin (Love Among the Ruins)

10 – 11:30 am

Do-It-Yourself Chapbooks: Make and Distribute Your Own

Mary Gannon and Jean Hartig (Poets & Writers Magazine), Emily Goodale (Brave Men Press), and Anna Moschovakis (Ugly Duckling Presse)

11:30 am – 1 pm

Producing Chapbooks: A Workshop for Publishers

Jan Heller Levi (Hunter College), Andrew Levy (CRAYON Magazine), Sueyeun Juliette Lee (Corollary Press), and Booklyn

11:30 am – 1 pm

Chapbooks as ArtObjects

Roni Gross (Roni Gross Design) and Jeremy Thompson (The Autotypograph), with Sarah Nicholls (Center for Book Arts)

2 – 7 pm

Chapbook Poets: A Marathon Reading

Poets from participating presses read.7 pm

PSA Chapbook Fellowship Reading at the Martin E. Segal Theatre

Alice Quinn with judges Mark Doty, Linda Gregg, and Arthur Sze, and winners Jocelyn Casey-Whiteman, Haines Eason, Heidi Johannesen Poon, and Stephanie Adams-Santos.Followed by reception.

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Start:
May 3, 2010 @ 4:00 am
End:
May 5, 2010 @ 4:00 am