Adrienne Rich at Rutgers University
Douglass Campus Center, Trayes Hall
100 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ
Thursday-Friday, Sept. 24-25
Advancing Feminist Poetics & Activism: A Gathering
The CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
Belladonna* celebrates ten years of publishing and supporting the feminist avant-garde with a two-day conference on feminist poetics and activism. The conference launches on Thursday, September 24, with panels focusing on radical language processes and political thought, culminating in keynote performances by Kathleen Fraser, Erica Hunt, and Eileen Myles. On Friday, September 25, we will continue the conversation with a broad spectrum of panels focusing on a variety of topics including: the body as discourse, ecopoetics, multilingualism, exile and language, and writing from marginalized positions. The conference will conclude with a performance/collaboration between Carla Harryman, Catr...
If you're local, I'm sure you are familiar with The Book Cellar, an independent bookstore and cafe in Lincoln Square. In addition to believing the general notion that we as writers should support all indie stores, we'd like to show our support for this store in particular—it employs two local writers we at Switchback know and love.
We recently received the email below from one of the employees, and thought we'd pass it on if you'd like to help! It only takes a few seconds. Even Les Claypool (pictured here) goes to The Book Cellar!
Here's the email, and thanks for your support!
A Lincoln Square resident has nominated The Book Cellar to win $100 thousand in a contest called Shine a Light. The contest aims to highlight and help support an inspiring small business. It's sponsored by American Express and NBC Universal. (Good thing Suzy accepts American Express at the store!)
The Book Cellar was well on its way to make money (as all businesses should!) by its 5th annivers...