Please join Spoonbill Series [99 Montrose] for a reading organized by Monica McClure, with Chia-Lun Chang, Laura Marie Marciano, and Peterbd.
The readers will wear striking suits—powerful, corporate uniforms for making money—and sit on a panel together.
Each reader will take 10 minutes to perform their poems.
In between the readings, Monica McClure will moderate a Q&A among the readers. Then, the event will be opened up for questions from the audience.
The image used for this event is SON OF BITCH 2018 by Jhu Choe. jhuchoe.com
Chia-Lun Chang is the author of One Day We Become Whites (No, Dear/Small Anchor Press, 2016), recent work appears in The Los Angeles Review of Books, Bettering American Poetry Volume 2, PEN America, Hyperallergic, Literary Hub, MuseMedusa, 6x6 and The Tiny. She has received fellowships and support from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Tofte Lake Center and Poets House. Born and raised in New Taipei City, Taiwan, she lives in New York City.
Laura Marie Marciano is the author of Mall Brat ( CCM 2016). Interested in the relationship between art and commerce and experiencing both in new ways, she promotes intertextual poetry through her media collective gemstone readings + co-curates a multi-disciplined, experiential poetry exhibition series at Artbook at MoMA PS1 with the design partnership LAMM. She is also a managing editor at Barrow Street and a devoted teacher and educator.
Peterbd is a writer from the internet. No one understands how he does it. He’s extremely tall and appears out of nowhere when you are least expecting him. His book Milk and Henny is out from Inpatient Press now. It was debuted to great applause at Sunview Luncheonette in Brooklyn from regular caucasians, irregular caucasians, and people.
Monica McClure is the author of the poetry collection, Tender Data (Birds, LLC, 2015) and the chapbooks, Concomitance (Counterpath Press, 2016), Boss Parts 1& 2 (If A Leaf Falls Press, 2016), Mala (Poor Claudia, 2014), and Mood Swing (Snacks Press 2013). Her poetry and prose has been featured in NPR, The Huffington Post, The Stranger, The Believer Magazine, Tin House, Jubilat, Fence, Flavorwire, The Hairpin, Poetry Foundation, The Los Angeles Review, The Lit Review, Emily Books, The Awl, and elsewhere. She has performed at MoMA, Silent Barn, Dixon Place Theatre, and &Now at CalArts. She co-curates a multi-disciplined, experiential poetry exhibition series at Artbook at MoMA PS1 with the design partnership LAMM.