Forum / Cervena Barva Press Authors Reading in NYC on May 12th

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    Gloria Mindock
    May 02, 11:16am

    Host Andrey Gritsman
    Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 6:00PM

    Cervena Barva Press Readers:
    Andrey Gritsman | Gloria Mindock | Susan Tepper | Catherine Sasanov
    All readers have new books. Promises to be fun.
    Cover $7 (includes one house drink)
    The Cornelia Street Cafe
    29 Cornelia Street
    New York, New York 10012

    Andrey Gritsman is a poet and essayist, born and raised in Russia. He lives in New York City and works as a physician. He has been widely published in Russia, including five collections of poetry. Poems, essays and translations in English have appeared in Manhattan Review, New Orleans Review, Denver Quarterly, Notre Dame Review, Poet Lore, South Carolina Review and many others and were anthologized in Modern Poetry in Translation (UK), in Crossing Centuries (New Generation in Russian Poetry), The Breath of Parted Lips: Voices from the Robert Frost Place and in Stranger at Home: American Poetry with an Accent. Collections of poetry and essays Long Fall was published by Spuyten Duyvil in 2004 and recent poetry collection PISCES by Numina Press. Andrey's work was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and was on the short list for the Joyce Osterweil/PEN American Center Prize in Poetry in 2005. He runs the Intercultural Poetry Series in a popular literary club Cornelia Street Café and edits international poetry magazine INTERPOEZIA.

    Gloria Mindock is the editor of Cervena Barva Press and the Istanbul Literary Review, an online journal based in Istanbul, Turkey. Gloria will be reading from her new book, Nothing Divine Here (U Šoku Štampa). She is also the author of La Portile Raiului (Ars Longa Press, 2010, Romania) translated by Flavia Cosma and Blood Soaked Dresses (Ibbetson Street Press, 2007). She has had numerous publications including Poet Lore, River Styx, Phoebe, Blackbox, Poesia, Bogg, Ibbetson, WHLR, Arabesques, UNU: Revista de Cultura, Citadela, Aurora, Generacion Abierta and two chapbooks, Doppelganger (S. Press) and Oh Angel (U Šoku Štampa). From 1984-1994, Gloria was editor of the Boston Literary Review/BLuR. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, St. Botolph Award, and was awarded a fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council distributed by the Somerville Arts Council.

    Catherine Sasanov's third book of poems, Had Slaves, won the 2009 Sentence Book Award and was a finalist that same year for the National Poetry Series. She is grateful to Cervena Barva Press for being the first to recognize these poems, publishing a chapbook version of some them, Tara, in 2008. Catherine's other works include Traditions of Bread and Violence (Four Way Books), All the Blood Tethers (Northeastern University Press), and the libretto for Las Horas de Belén: A Book of Hours, commissioned by Mabou Mines theater company. She was recently awarded an artist's support grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation; it will support a road trip in April to investigate how slavery has been remembered and misremembered in American culture.

    Susan Tepper is the author of "Deer & Other Stories" (Wilderness House Press, 2009) and the poetry chapbook "Blue Edge" (Cervena Barva Press, 2006). Over 100 of her poems and stories have been published in journals and periodicals worldwide that include Poetry Salzburg, Crannog, Gargoyle, The Stony Thursday Book, Salt Hill, American Letters & Commentary and elsewhere. Tepper is Assistant Editor of Istanbul Literary Review, and hosts the reading series FIZZ at KGB Bar. She has received 5 Pushcart Prize Nominations. Her new novel will be published this year.

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