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Sunday, April 26, 2015, 4:00pm at the Parkside Lounge, great weather for MEDIA brings you “great weather Spoken Word Sundays” Presents: Aimee Herman, John Paul Davis, Todd Anderson and Spotlight feature Elizabeth Rosner. Along with these powerhouse featured poets, there will also be an Open Mic – welcomed to all styles of poetry. This weeks show hosted by Poet Thomas Fucaloro.

Great Weather for MEDIA April 26th Parkside

“great weather Spoken Word Sundays” has another great Feature set and Open Mic planned for you. This weeks FEATURES will be Aimee Herman, John Paul Davis, Todd Anderson and Spotlight feature Elizabeth Rosner.

ABOUT THE FEATURES:
Aimee Herman is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominated poet and performance artist based in Brooklyn, New York, looking to disembowel the architecture of gender and what it means to queer the body. Aimee is also the Finalist of Split this Rock poetry contest (2013) for poem, interchangeable genitals; Finalist for Matrix Lit Pop Awards 2013 and 2014; and Finalist for Button Poetry’s Exploding Pinecone Press Chapbook Contest (2013). She is also the author of two books of poetry, “to go without blinking” (BlazeVOX books) and “meant to wake up feeling” (great weather for MEDIA)

John Paul Davis is a poet, musician, designer and web developer living in Brooklyn. His poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies including Word Riot, RATTLE, Columbia Poetry Review, The Journal, and MUZZLE. You can find out more about him at: http://www.johnpauldavis.org/

Todd Anderson creates poetic experiences using a projector, code, sound design and a wireless USB keyboard he wears around his neck. He calls this Hotwriting. He is a co-owner of Babycastles, host of the monthly WordHack language+technology series, and has a futuristic ebook forthcoming from Instar Books.

Spotlight Feature: Elizabeth Rosner
Elizabeth Rosner is a bestselling novelist, poet, and essayist living in Berkeley, California. Her third novel, ELECTRIC CITY, published in October 2014, was named among the best books of the year by National Public Radio. Her full-length poetry collection, GRAVITY, was also published in October 2014. THE SPEED OF LIGHT, her first novel, was translated into nine languages. Short-listed for the Prix Femina, the book won several literary prizes in both the US and Europe, including the Prix France Bleu Gironde; the Great Lakes Colleges Award for New Fiction; and Hadassah Magazine’s Ribalow Prize, judged by Elie Wiesel. BLUE NUDE, her second novel, was selected as one of the best books of the year by the San Francisco Chronicle. Rosner’s essays have appeared in the NY Times Magazine, Elle, the Forward, Hadassah Magazine, and several anthologies; her poems have been published by Poetry Magazine, Catamaran, Poetry East, Southern Poetry Review, and many other journals. She travels widely to lead intensive writing workshops, to lecture on contemporary literature, and to visit with book groups. Her book reviews appear frequently in the San Francisco Chronicle and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Website: www.elizabethrosner.com.

ABOUT THE OPEN MIC
great weather for MEDIA showcases both national and international writers EVERY SUNDAY at the Parkside Lounge for their reading series, “great weather Spoken Word Sundays.” They offer Featured readers and always a Poetry Open Mic, 4:00 – 6:00 pm. All styles of poetry welcome at the Open Mic.

“great weather Spoken Word Sundays” Presents: Aimee Herman, John Paul Davis, Todd Anderson and Spotlight feature Elizabeth Rosner
DATE: Sunday, April 26, 2015
TIME: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
COST: $2 (suggested donation)
**21 & over – 2 drink minimum (coffee, tea, soda available)
LOCATION:
PARKSIDE LOUNGE
317 East Houston St.
Manhattan, New York (LES)
(212) 673-6270
www.parksidelounge.net
TRAVEL: By Subway: Take the F to Second Avenue. Go up the 1st Avenue stairs and head East on Houston Street.

For more information about great weather for MEDIA and “great weather Spoken Word Sundays,” visit: www.greatweatherformedia.com


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