Thursday, November 07, 2013


Friday, November 15, 2013, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(The poets will read at about 7:30.)
Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York City, (212) 431-7920
Free and Open to the Public

The Launch celebrates:
Joyride by Thomas Fink and Pocket Park by Claudia Carlson

Directions to Poets House

By Subway: Take the 1, 2, 3, A or C lines to Chambers Street Station. Walk west along Chambers Street all the way to the end (Rockefeller Park, along the Hudson River). Turn left and walk along River Terrace two blocks - Poets House is at the corner of Murray and River Terrace.

By Bus: The M22 runs along Chambers between North End Avenue and the Lower East Side. The M20 travels from the Upper West Side and the southern tip of Battery Park City to North End Ave. The Downtown Connection, a free Lower Manhattan shuttle bus, travels to North End Avenue from South Street Seaport, and from Broadway along Murray Street.

By Ferry: Monday through Friday, ferry riders from New Jersey can travel via NY Waterway and disembark at the Port Authority Ferry Terminal at the World Financial Center and walk north to River Terrace.

Claudia Carlson’s first book of poetry, The Elephant House, was published by Marsh Hawk Press. She coedited The Poets' Grimm, an anthology of fairy tale poems, with Jeanne Marie Beaumont. Her poems have appeared in Court Green, Southern Poetry Review, The Cream City Review, Gargoyle, and nycbigcitylit.com, among others. She has been included in the anthologies Love Rise Up (Benu Press), A Circle of Friends: Remembering Madeleine L’Engle, and The Breath of Parted Lips II (CavanKerry Press). She's an award-winning designer specializing in art directing for small presses and currently works at AFMDA. www.claudiagraphics.com

Thomas Fink is the author of seven previous books of poetry, including Peace Conference (Marsh Hawk Press) and Autopsy Turvy (Meritage Press), as well as four chapbooks, including Former Sestinas, a collaboration with Tom Beckett (Beard of Bees, 2013). His work appears in The Best American Poetry 2007 (Scribner’s). He is also the author of two books of criticism, including A Different Sense of Power (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press). His paintings hang in various collections. Fink is Professor of English at City University of New York—LaGuardia. www.thomasfinkpoetry.net

This event made possible in part through the Poets House Literary Partners Program.

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Marsh Hawk Press poets Claudia Carlson and Thomas Fink will also be part of:

Boog City presents: d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses N.Y.C./L.I. Small Presses Night Thurs. Nov. 21, 6:30 p.m., free
Book sale—6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 8:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Sidewalk Café 94 Ave. A (@ E. 6th St.) NYC
With Epiphany Magazine, Marsh Hawk Press, Nor By Press, Tea Party Republicans Press
and music from Mixed Doubles
Marsh Hawk Press —Claudia Carlson and Thomas Fink
Series curated and with an introduction by Boog City editor David Kirschenbaum

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