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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Futurepoem Event @ 4 4 3 P A S

Sherwood Forest Release Party
Tuesday, May 3rd 7:00 PM

Dear Futurepoem Friend,

You are invited to celebrate the release of our newest Futurepoem title, Sherwood Forest, by Camille Roy! The evening will feature readings by the author along with poets, Eileen Myles and Paul Foster Johnson.

Read more about Sherwood Forest in Michael Cross's recent interview with Camille Roy at The Disinhibitor!

Event Details:

Where: 443 PAS
443 Park Avenue South, Suite 604

When: Tuesday, May 3rd 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. FREE

Why: The Forest beckons.

Wine & Cheese Reception!

For more information about the event, visit our Facebook invite!

For more information about 443 PAS and their current exhibits, visit


Camille Roy is a writer and performer of fiction, poetry, and plays. Her books include Cheap Speech, a play (Leroy), and Craquer, a fictional autobiography (2nd Story Books) , as well as Swarm, two novellas (Black Star Series), among others. Earlier books include The Rosy Medallions (Kelsey Street) and Cold Heaven, plays (O Books). She edited Biting The Error: Writers Explore Narrative with Mary Burger, Robert Gl├╝ck, and Gail Scott (CoachHouse 2005, re-issued 2010). Roy has taught creative writing in multiple genres at several institutions, including San Francisco State University, California State University Summer Arts, and Naropa.

Paul Foster Johnson is the author of Study in Pavilions and Safe Rooms (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2011) and Refrains/Unworkings (Apostrophe Books, 2008). With E. Tracy Grinnell, he is the author of the g-o-n-g press chapbook Quadriga. His poems have appeared in Jacket, The Awl, Cannot Exist, GAM, EOAGH, Fence, and Octopus. From 2003 to 2006, he curated the Experiments and Disorders reading series at Dixon Place. Beginning this fall, he will edit The Poetry Project Newsletter.

Eileen Myles was born in Boston and moved to New York in 1974. Her Inferno (a poet's novel) is just out from OR books. For her collection of essays, The Importance of Being Iceland, she received a Warhol/Creative Capital grant.Sorry Tree is her most recent book of poems. In 2010 the Poetry Society of America awarded Eileen the Shelley Prize. She is a Prof. Emeritus of Writing at UC San Diego. She lives in New York.

Hope to see you there!


Futurepoem Editors

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