April 22: KING + SIME + THOMPSON: in a new venue!


Wednesday, April 22 / 7pm / free

Barrette (new venue!)

601 Vanderbilt Ave. @ Bergen St.

Brooklyn, NY


AMY KING is th author of I'm the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, and forthcoming, Slaves to do These Things (Blazevox Books). She teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College, moderates the Poetics and Women's Poetry listserves, and co-curates The Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series (http://stainofpoetry.wordpress.com/). Please visit her at http://amyking.org for more.

RICHARD SIME grew up in rural North Dakota, graduated from college in Minnesota, moved to New York City to attend graduate school at NYU, drifted into publishing, and eventually returned to school at Sarah Lawrence College, where he earned an MFA in fiction writing and where a course on prosody planted a seed. He began to write poetry in workshops at the New School in New York City and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, where he returns each summer. His work has appeared in Barrow Street, Provincetown Arts, Radical Faerie Digest, and Passager.

L.B. THOMPSON received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and her M.F.A. in Poetry from New York University. Her poetry has been published in journals including Fence, Pool, Lyric, The Women's Review of Books and The New Yorker. She received an award for emerging women writers from the Rona Jaffe Foundation in 2002, and won the Center for Book Arts’ annual chapbook competition in 2003. L.B. teaches English to college freshmen, works as a free-lance copyeditor, and lives on the North Fork of Long Island.


Barrette is wheelchair accessible.