10 Reasons Not to Miss this Year's Poets Forum

New Yorkers have a lot to look forward to in October: leather weather (finally!), oversized sweaters, some of the most inventive and intricate Halloween costumes in the world–and, of course, since 2007, the Academy of American Poets’ annual Poets Forum. Poets Forum is a celebration and examination of the form, where some of the sharpest and most exciting voices in American poetry gather to share their work and discuss their processes. Here’s ten reasons (of many) not to miss this year…… read more

Think You Got the Moves like Jagger?

Probably not now! A new bio, Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger, claims that the  legendary Rolling Stones frontman, Mick Jagger, wasn’t only a ladies’ man but a man’s man too. Check out this article on advocate.com…. read more

4/12 Reading: Szymaszek, Levitsky, Dick

On Monday, April 12th, Stacy Szymaszek, Rachel Levitsky and Mina Pam Dick will be reading from recent books and new projects. The event takes place at Bluestockings bookstore at 7:00; it’s free. Bluestockings address: 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington, 1 block south of Houston and 1st Avenue (Manhattan). By train: 1 block south… read more