February 17: Jennifer Bartlett, Tonya Foster, and Joy Ladin

Wednesday February 17





7pm / free /downstairs at Unnameable Books


JENNIFER BARTLETT'S first collection is Derivative of the Moving Image (UNM Press). Individual poems have appeared in New American Writing, The Brooklyn Rail, Rattapallax, and others. She lives in Brooklyn with the writer Jim Stewart and their son, Jeffrey.

TONYA FOSTER is the author of A Swarm of Bees in High Court, forthcoming from Belladonna and Futurepoem in 2010. She is currently completing A Mathematics of Chaos, a cross-genre, multi-media piece on New Orleans, Monkey Talk, an inter-genre piece about race, paranoia, and surveillance, and A History of the Bitch, a collection of poems. A native of New Orleans, she resides and writes in Harlem.

JOY LADIN is the author of three books of poetry from Sheep Meadow Press: the just-published Transmigration, The Book of Anna (as J. Ladin) and Alternatives to History (as Jay Ladin). Her poems and essays have been widely published, and have recently appeared in or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Parnassus, to which she is a regular contributor, and other publications. She holds the David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in English at Stern College of Yeshiva University, and has also taught at Sarah Lawrence College, Princeton University, Tel Aviv University, Reed College and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.