Saturday November 12th at 7:00 p.m.
NYC’s prodigious small press, “great weather for MEDIA,” kicks off the publication of The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker, their effervescent new anthology, with a jam-packed line-up of mutli-talented artists: Marcia Arrieta, Sara Fetherolf, Christian Georgescu, Richard Loranger, Brenda Yates, and “great weather for MEDIA” editors David Lawton and Jane Ormerod, plus music from Carrie Wade. Not only a buzzing party, but a chance to rub elbows with the editors of a New York-based small press with a growing following. Reading, performance and signing.
The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker is a fearless and dynamic collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers. The anthology also contains an interview with musician Thurston Moore.
Based in New York City, great weather for MEDIA showcases both national and international writers.
Submissions for the next great weather for MEDIA anthology are now open. This is a terrific opportunity to meet the editors and learn more about an exciting up-and-coming small press. http://www.greatweatherformedia.com
Marcia Arrieta is the author of two poetry collections: archipelago counterpoint (BlazeVOX, 2015) and triskelion, tiger moth, tangram, thyme (Otoliths, 2011). She edits and publishes Indefinite Space, a poetry / art journal.
Sara Fetherolf spent parts of her childhood in California, the Midwest, and rural New Jersey, so her writing is inspired by the odd dreamscapes and back-roads that make up this country. Her recent publications include poems in Red Paint Hill, The Chattahoochee Review, Salamander, Turnip Truck(s), and Hypertrophic Literary. She is a Dornsife Fellow in Creative Writing & Literature PhD program, USC.
Christian Georgescu is a writer, poet, performer, and visual artist. Expanding on his previous solo productions, Christian sets off verbal pyrotechnics with his most recent work, House of Me a kaleidoscopic blend of poetry, pop culture, and theater. Pedestal Magazine writes of his poetry: “…an exceptionally crafted inside joke. Humor at its best: first disarming the reader with charm and wit, then hitting hard with truth that alters perception.”
Richard Loranger is a writer, performer, visual artist, and all around squeaky wheel. He is the author of Sudden Windows (Zeitgeist Press, 2016), as well as Poems for Teeth, The Orange Book, and nine chapbooks. Recent work can be found in Oakland Review, Dryland, Overthrowing Capitalism vol. 2 (Revolutionary Poets Brigade), and the online anthology HIV Here & Now.
Brenda Yates’ poems appear in publications including Mississippi Review, City of the Big Shoulders: An Anthology of Chicago Poetry (University of Iowa Press), and The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume VI: Tennessee (Texas Review Press). Awards include the Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center Poetry Prize, a Patricia Bibby Prize, and honorable mention in the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Poetry Contest. Tebot Bach published her first collection, Bodily Knowledge, in 2015.
David Lawton is the author of Sharp Blue Stream. For ten years he was a background vocalist in the New York underground band “Leisure Class”. At the band’s de facto headquarters in the Chelsea Hotel, he befriended Beat godfather Herbert Huncke and San Francisco poet Marty Matz and was inspired by their embodiment of the written word. David is a senior editor at great weather for MEDIA.
Jane Ormerod is the author of the full-length poetry collections Welcome to the Museum of Cattle and Recreational Vehicles on Fire and the chapbook 11 Films. Her work also appears in publications including Maintenant, AND/OR, Marsh Hawk Press Review, Sensitive Skin, The Nervous Breakdown, and Paris Lit Up. Jane performs extensively across the United States and beyond. She is a founding editor at great weather for MEDIA.
Carrie Wade, is a Los Angeles-based recording artist. After training as an actor in Boston and New York, she began performing, recording and touring as a vocalist with a number of original bands. She found her way to writing her own songs and released her debut album The Old Ways, co-produced by Peter Kearns of New Zealand, Marty Rifkin (Springsteen, Petty and Jewel among others) and herself. The Old Ways has received praise from national as well as international music publications. Carrie was named Adult-Alternative Female Singer/Songwriter of the Year at the 16th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards for her song “It’s Just Blood”.