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Cathy Park Hong & Jennifer Tamayo
Reading & Book Launch for Jennifer Tamayo's
RED MISSED ACHES READ MISSED ACHES RED MISTAKES READ MISTAKES
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 | 6 p.m.
Pete's Candy Store | 709 Lorimer St. | Brooklyn, NY | Subway: Lorimer St. L
[Red Missed Aches] feels defiantly unfinished, adhering to a DIY feminist punk aesthetic so that it is more rough assemblage than bound book, a palimpsest that provocatively revises female sexuality and citizenship. Tamayo's debut collection is a daring and astonishing work that refuses borders.
--Cathy Park Hong, judge of Switchback Books' 2010 Gatewood Prize
A writer, artist, & performer, JENNIFER TAMAYO is slowly becoming a human being. Her manuscript, Red Missed Aches Read Missed Aches Red Mistakes Read Mistakes, was selected by Cathy Park Hong as the 2010 winner of Switchback Books’ Gatewood Prize. [Woooo doggy!] JT’s art & writing have most recently appeared or are forthcoming in Delirious Hem, Futurepost, The New Delta Review, Contrappostos, and Jacket 2. She is the Managing Editor at Futurepoem and teaches art and poetry to students in Harlem.
CATHY PARK HONG’s first book, Translating Mo’um, was published in 2002 by Hanging Loose Press. Her second collection, Dance Dance Revolution, was chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize and was published in 2007 by WW Norton. Hong is also the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Her poems have been published in A Public Space, Poetry, Paris Review, Conjunctions, McSweeney’s, Harvard Review, Boston Review, The Nation, American Letters & Commentary, and Denver Quarterly. She is an Assistant Professor at Sarah Lawrence College. Her third book, Engine Empire, will be published in 2012.
[Red Missed Aches] will be available at a special discounted price!