July 19, 2012

Katsarou, Trause in Teaneck, 7/28

Hi Everyone,
John Trause is an exciting poet and I'm really happy to be reading with him--
some of his poems are here: http://www.ditchpoetry.com/johnjtrause.htm

Saturday, July 28, 2012
 
THE NORTH JERSEY LITERARY SERIES
 
presents
 
VASILIKI KATSAROU
&
JOHN J. TRAUSE
 
8 PM in the Special Events Room of
 
CLASSIC QUICHE CAFÉ
 
330 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck, New Jersey
 
FREE
 
  Space and sound are unrivaled by any other venue
 
Hosted by Paul Nash and Denise La Neve
 
Come early and enjoy a relaxing meal.
The quiches are famous, and there are also other wonderful entrees,
as well as coffees, teas, & desserts. Café phone: 201- 692- 0150
 
JOHN J. TRAUSE, nominated for the Pushcart Prize in poetry (2009, 2010), is the Director of Oradell Public Library, and the author of Seriously Serialand Latter-Day Litany, the latter staged Off-Off Broadway.  His translations, poetry, and visual work appear in many journals and anthologies internationally, including the artists’ periodical Crossings and the Dada journal Maintenant.  He has shared the stage with Steven Van ZandtAnne WaldmanKaren Finley, and Jerome Rothenberg and the page with Lita Hornick, William Carlos Williams, and Pope John Paul II.  Aside from his literary work, he has art work in the permanent collection of The Museum of Menstruation in New Carrollton, Md. and has contributed to its website.

VASILIKI KATSAROU is the author of the recently published poetry collection, Memento Tsunami (Ragged Sky Press). She is a 2010 Pushcart Prize nominee, and curates the Panoply Books Reading Series in Lambertville, NJ.  In 2009, she co-edited and wrote the introduction to the anthology Eating Her Wedding Dress: A Collection of Clothing Poems (Ragged Sky Press). She holds an MFA from Boston University and she wrote and directed the award-winning 35mm short film, Fruitlands 1843.  Last month, she read from Memento Tsunami on the beautiful Greek island of Serifos as part of a series which included the distinguished translator-poet Willis Barnstone.


Hope to see you if these readings fit in with your summer plans--
Vasiliki

And Save the Date:
*Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 @ 3PM*
SUMMER POETRY SOIREE presented by Ragged Sky Press
Prince Street Gallery (in Chelsea) 530 W 25th St, 4th Floor, New York, NY
Vasiliki with Dean Kostos and Lynne Shapiro

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