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Mayapple Press authors Susana H. Case and Gretchen Primack to read this weekend

Susana Case - 4 Rms w Vu - Front Cover

   

Come out and support live poetry!

Susana H. Case
Friday, November 20, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, 300 Riverside Dr, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591, United States
Author Name : Susana H. Case
Name of Mayapple book: 4 Rms w Vu
Date : November 20, 2015
Starting time of event : 7:30 PM
Street address : Hudson Valley Writers Center 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Author Website : http://iris.nyit.edu/~shcase/
Names of other people participating in the event: Cornelius Eady & Rough Magic, Ann Cefola, Margo Taft Stever, Robin Messing
Event website: http://www.writerscenter.org/event/88fef06de34218dcd0d373442b92eb27

Sunday, November 22, 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Where: JCC on the Hudson, 371 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591 (map)
Author: Susana H. Case
Name of Mayapple book: 4 Rms w Vu
Event name: Sundays @ the J with George and Friends
Date : Sunday November 22, 2015
Starting time of

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Mayapple Press author Gretchen Primack to read – Kingston NY – Saturday May 10, 2014


Gretchen Primack, author of Doris’ Red Spaces will be part of the Kingston Second Saturday Spoken Word Series on May 10th. She will be joined by Ken Holland. The event is also an open mic affair, so if you’d like to bring a poem to read, please do.

What: Kingstonʼs 2nd Saturday SPOKEN WORD series, where poets, writers and actors read
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston, NY 12401 (uucckingston.org) – Map
When: Saturday, May 10th, 7 pm
Host: Annie LaBarge
$5.00 suggested donation $2.50 open mic

Gretchen Primack is the author of two poetry collections, Kind and

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Doris’ Red Spaces – Gretchen Primack

Doris' Red Spaces by Gretchen Primack

Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 75 pages
2014, ISBN: 978-1-936419-33-3 $15.95 plus S&H


Does everyone have a half-imaginary-friend, half-alter-ego figure walking beside them? That’s what Doris is for author Gretchen Primack. Doris’ Red Spaces moves back and forth between poems from the author’s perspective and those about or in the voice of Doris. The two characters’ attitudes and actions converge and diverge on wide-ranging topics. There are poems that affirm both characters’ desire to not bear children, poems that talk frankly of suicide, poems that explore adolescence, sexual hunger, and grief. The poems’ language, simultaneously sharp and lush, brings the characters to life. “Doris is proud to love the fall,” starts one poem. “I’m

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Mayapple Author Gretchen Primack to read at “The Most Tongue-Twisting Literary Party of the Year” – NYC December 8th 2012

Gretchen Primack’s “Doris’s Red Spaces” is slated for publication by Mayapple Press in the second half of 2013, but you don;t have to wait until then to hear this wonderful writer….

The Most Tongue-Twisting Literary Party of the Year
MadHat presents: The Carol Novack Christmas-Hannukah-Kwanzaa-Solstice-and-Atheists-Who-Love-to-Party Tribute Party
Who: Readings by Gretchen Primack AND
Andrei Codrescu,
Cornelius Eady,
CA Conrad,
Bob Holman,
Philip Nikolayev,
Katia Kapovich,
Lee Ann Brown,
Marc Vincenz,
Susan Lewis,
Larissa Shmailo,
Brendan Lorber,
Bill Yarrow,
Howie Good,
Rafael Urweider,
Sarah Sarai,
Patricia Carragon,
Ben Mazer,
Steve Dalachinsky,
Yuriy Tarnawsky,
Jonathan Penton,
Tom Bradley,
Hugh Fox, and a heavenly host
And: • Music of the spheres by Leon Dewan of Dewanatron (The Social Network), the Ubudis Duo (Jonathan Golove and Omer Tamez) and the weird stylings of Angry Aardvark
Including: Launch and ascension of Hugh Fox’s Primate Fox and Carol Novack and Tom

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