Come celebrate the Brooklyn release of Brittany Perham's first book of poems "The Curiosities" (http://www.parlorpress.com/freeverse/perham) featuring readings by Brittany Perham, Joseph Fasano, Jason Labbe, and Sarah V. Schweig.
Brittany Perham is a Jones Lecturer in Poetry at Stanford University, where she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow from 2009-2011. Her work may be found in the Bellevue Literary Review, Drunken Boat, Lo-Ball, Southern Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. She lives in San Francisco.
Joseph Fasano's poems have appeared in The Yale Review, Tin House, The Southern Review, Boston Review, FIELD, and other journals. He won the 2008 RATTLE Poetry Prize, and he has been a finalist for The Missouri Review Editors' Prize, The Times Literary Supplement Poetry Competition, and The Kinereth Gensler Award from Alice James Books, among other honors. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and his first book, "Fugue for Other Hands," was recently selected by Jeanne Marie Beaumont as the winner of the 2011 Cider Press Review Book Award. He has taught at Columbia University and SUNY Purchase, and he currently teaches literature and writing at Manhattanville College.
Jason Labbe is the author of the chapbooks Blackwash Canal (H_NGM_N BKS) and Dear Photographer (Phylum Press). His poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in A Public Space, Boston Review, Poetry, Conjunctions, Colorado Review, and American Letters & Commentary. He lives in Bethany, Connecticut.
Sarah V. Schweig's poems have appeared in BOMB Magazine, Boston Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Western Humanities Review, and Verse Daily, among others. She recieved the David Craig Austen Memorial Award from Columbia University for her MFA manuscript, and in the spring of 2012 she will begin the Emerging Poets Residency at Poets House in Manhattan. Her chapbook, S, is available through Dancing Girl press.