Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

Because the pen is mightier than the Kalashnikov (we hope)

Wednesday, January 25th

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The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series is pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, January 25th will feature Stephen Caratzas, Christopher Conry, and Matvei Yankelevich.

The reading will occur at BAR on A at 7:30 PM. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Stephen Caratzas is the author of the poetry chapbooks It Will Be A Train (2004), The Incredulity Tour (2005) and Past Present Suture (Drifting Man Press, 2011). His work has appeared in Terra Incognita, the tiny, Maintenant 5, Thirteen Myna Birds, The Montucky Review, Unshod Quills, Tattoosday, Lyre Lyre, InkNode and many other publications. When not writing he plays guitar in the lo-fi experimental band Gert Fröbe. He lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

Christopher Conry is a Brooklyn-based multimedia artist, graphic designer & filmmaker. His work is primarily concerned with the passage of time, death, consciousness and the semiotic constructs of persona & identity. He is also a writer and raconteur, contributing to publications such as Doing Nothing In Big Cities, the Awl & This is FYF. Christopher was raised in Burlington, Vermont and received his B.A from Emerson College, in Film & Media Arts & Art History. He currently resides in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn and is actively involved in the art, film & music communities of New York City.

Matvei Yankelevich‘s books and chapbooks include Boris by the Sea (Octopus Books), The Present Work (Palm Press), and Writing in the Margin (Loudmouth Collective). His writing has appeared in Action Yes!, Boston Review, Fence, Open City, Tantalum, Typo, Zen Monster, and other little magazines. His translations from Russian have cropped up in Calque, Circumference, Harpers, New American Writing, and the New Yorker and in some anthologies, including OBERIU: An Anthology of Russian Absurdism (Northwestern) and Night Wraps the Sky: Writings by and about Mayakovsky (FSG). His translations of Daniil Kharms were collected in Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms (Ardis/Overlook). He edited a portfolio of Contemporary Russian Poetry and Poetics for the magazine Aufgabe (No. 8, Fall 2009) and has written essays on Russian-American poetry for Octopus magazine online. He teaches at Hunter College, Columbia University School of the Arts (Writing Division), and the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. At Ugly Duckling Presse, he designs and/or edits many and various books. He lives in Brooklyn.

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