First Reading Tonight! 4-24

Stop by Last Exit on Tuesday at 8 pm for the Other Means kick off reading.

Last Exit: 136 Atlantic Avenue between Clinton and Henry. (Borough Hall 4,5,2,3,N,R or Bergen St. F or G).

To Support: Housing Works

SARAH ARVIO’S second book of poems, Sono, was written in Rome.  For her first book, Visits from the Seventh (Knopf 2002) she won the Rome Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship.   Daniel Smith discusses Visits from the Seventh in his newly released Muses, Madmen and Prophets (Penguin 2006).  A poem from that collection, “ Côte d’Azur” was set to music by Miriama Young and performed by New Millennium at Princeton in November 2006.  Arvio has been a translator for the United Nations for many years; in autumn 2006 she will teach at Princeton University.

PAUL LISICKY is the author of Lawnboy and Famous Builder. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, Short Takes, Open House, Boulevard , Flash Fiction, and many other anthologies and magazines. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he’s the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the James Michener/Copernicus Society, the Henfield Foundation, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, where he was twice a fellow. He lives in New York City, and has taught at Cornell University, NYU, Sarah Lawrence College, Antioch University-Los Angeles, The University of Houston, and The Bread Loaf Writers Conference. A new novel, Lumina Harbor, is forthcoming.

CHARISE SMITH is a New York City teaching artist. She studied theatre and policy at Brown University and will begin the Yale School of Drama’s graduate program this fall.

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