Jan 4: Jones, Boyle, Donovan

Saeed Jones, Megan Boyle, and Thom Donovan will make sparks fly from the PA on Wednesday, January 4 in the first Blue Letter reading of the year of the Mayan Apocalypse. Come to Sal’s Pizzeria & Mama Maria’s Restaurant, 305 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231. Sal’s is in Carroll Gardens and is close to the Carroll Street F/G Station. Here is a map. It will get underway at 8 PM and is FREE and open to the public. There’s no slice pizza in the back room restaurant, but we encourage you to try a personal pie–$5 of pure deliciousness, and of course flag down a friendly waiter to sample the full bar and menu.


A 2011 Pushcart Prize Nominee, Saeed Jones received his MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers University – Newark. His poetry has appeared in publications like Hayden’s Ferry Review, StorySouth,  Jubilat, West Branch & The Collagist.  His chapbook When the Only Light is Fire is available from Sibling Rivalry Press. His blog For Southern Boys Who Consider Poetry is dedicated to emerging queer poets of color.

Megan Boyle (b. 1985) lives in Baltimore. She has been published by Thought Catalog3:AMPop Serial, and other venues. Her latest book is selected unpublished blog posts of a mexican panda express employee (Muumuu House, 2011) – Buy it here!

Thom Donovan is author, most recently, of The Hole (Displaced Press, 2012). Thom edits the weblog Wild Horses of Fire, now in its 7th year! And co-edits ON: CONTEMPORARHY PRACTICE, a print journal for critical writings and conversations about one’s contemporaries. He also edits the web archive Others Letters, featuring correspondence about contemporary practices across the arts, and co-curates The Project for an Archive of the Future Anterior, a live interview series and video archive concerning the immanence of possible futures. He is currently revising a book of essays and statements provisionally titled Sovereignty and Us.


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