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easy paradise release & reading

  • 99 Montrose Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11206 United States (map)

easy paradise poetry magazine
is celebrating it's inaugural issue
with a launch party featuring
readings by the contributors, 
wine, and live vaporwave. 

easy paradise is a pocket-sized poetry journal that aims to present many of nyc’s finest younger poets in an edition that is cheap, portable, and handsomely made. edited by Matt Proctor, the magazine advocates ease, loafing, lazing, doing nothing, being bored, musing, as a way to opt out of the overstimulation and competitive social and professional drives of our overclocked modern world. this is not the ease of apathy, or material abundance. this is ease as protest, easiness as position from which to engage in the hard work of subversive thought. these poems, and poets, are funny, quick, deep, politically engaged, affable, profound, and, as rimbaud advises, ‘absolutely modern’. the launch party will be sort of a live staging of the book, with readings from many of the contributors, and DJing from Transporter Room, the world’s only live vaporware band. wine and refreshments will be served, and copies of the journal will be on hand for $7 each. 


Cat Tyc

Todd Colby

Mary Boo Anderson

Olivia Mardwig

Wimpy AF

Jordan Franklin

Daniel Jones

Chris Roberts

Romy Feder

Zoe Macintosh

Phoebe Greer

Earlier Event: May 18
Brick Blanket Comedy
Later Event: May 20
"New Figuration" Panel Discussion