June 18, 2009

Amy King and Amy Ouzoonian - Phia, 6/27

The Fox Chase Review and The Mad Poets Society


The Fox Chase Reading Series

@ 3 Sisters Corner Café
Corner of Barnes and Loney Streets
Fox Chase Section
Philadelphia, Pa. 19111

June 27, 2009

2pm to 4pm

Featured Poets: Amy King and Amy Ouzoonian

Amy King is the author of I’m the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, both from Blazevox Books, The People Instruments (Pavement Saw Press), and most recently, Kiss Me With the Mouth of Your Country (Dusie Press). She edits the Poetics List, sponsored by The Electronic Poetry Center (SUNY-Buffalo/University of Pennsylvania), moderates the Women’s Poetry Listserv (WOMPO), and teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College. Her poems have been nominated for several Pushcart Prizes, and she has been the recipient of a MacArthur Scholarship for Poetry. Amy King was also the 2007 Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere. She is currently editing an anthology, The Urban Poetic, forthcoming from Factory School. For information on the reading series Amy co-curates, go to The Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series blog.

Amy Ouzoonian is an Armenian-American poet, playwright, journalist and artist. She received her BA in Journalism and Creative Writing for the Theater from SUNY New Paltz. She is the author of Your Pill (Foothills Publishing, 2004) and is the editor of two anthologies: Skyscrapers, Taxis and Tampons (Fly By Night Press, 1999) and In the Arms of Words: Poems for Tsunami Relief (Sherman Asher Press, 2005).

You can read the poetry of Amy King and Amy Ouzoonian in the 2008 Autumn/Winter Edition of the Fox Chase Review.

An Open Mic follows the featured readers.

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