Prose! Poetry! Party! 6!
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Prose! Poetry! Party! 6!

“Three Rooms Press presents our Sixth Annual Prose! Poetry! Party! featuring award-winning authors (and kick-ass performers!) including Jane Ormerod, Karen Hildebrand, Adam Lance Garcia, Aimee Herman, David Lawton, Jane Lecroy, Patricia Leonard, John Paul, Robert Gibbons, Meagan Brothers, and Kofi Fosu Forson. Plus save room for very special surprise guests! Every year it's bigger and better -- this year is bound to be the best ever!”

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great weather for MEDIA - San Francisco
Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

great weather for MEDIA - San Francisco

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology, Suitcase of Chrysanthemumsat San Francisco's wonderful Alley Cat Books and meet an indie press looking for new voices. 

Featuring contributors and special guests Zoë Christopher, Kit Kennedy, Calder G. Lorenz, Richard Loranger, Mary Mackey, and William Taylor Jr., plus editors David Lawton and Jane Ormerod.

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Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2018 to January 15 2019. 

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great weather for MEDIA - Oakland CA
Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

great weather for MEDIA - Oakland CA

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology, Suitcase of Chrysanthemumsat the wonderful Octopus Literary Salon and meet an indie press looking for new voices. 

Featuring contributors and special guests Cathyann Cusimano, Cassandra Dallett, Carol Dorf, Heikki Huotari, Kit Kennedy, and Richard Loranger, plus editors David Lawton and Jane Ormerod.

We start with a short open mic - please arrive early to sign up.

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Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2018 to January 15 2019. 

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great weather for MEDIA - Seattle
Oct
30
7:00 PM19:00

great weather for MEDIA - Seattle

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology, Suitcase of Chrysanthemumsat Seattle's wonderful Vermillion Art Gallery & Bar and meet an indie press looking for new voices. 

Featuring contributors and special guests Josh Anthony, Shannon Bushby, Bryn Gribben, Carol Guess, Richard Loranger, Mary Mackey, Jenny  Montgomery, and G.G. Silverman, plus editor Jane Ormerod.

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We will start promptly at 7:00 pm with a limited open mic. Please arrive early!

Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2018 to January 15 2019. 

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great weather for MEDIA - Portland OR
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

great weather for MEDIA - Portland OR

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology, Suitcase of Chrysanthemumsat the wonderful Waypost and meet an indie press looking for new voices. 

Featuring contributors and special guests Sossity Chiricuzio, Brad Garber, Laura LeHew, Richard Loranger, Christopher Luna, Pattie Palmer-Baker, Dan Raphael, Kelly Terwilliger, and John Sibley Williams, plus editor Jane Ormerod.

Free admission, donations welcome and appreciated.

Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2018 to January 15 2019. 

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great weather for MEDIA - Los Angeles
Oct
23
8:00 PM20:00

great weather for MEDIA - Los Angeles

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA's latest anthology Suitcase of Chrysanthemumsat the wonderful Stories Books in Echo Park and meet an indie press looking for new voices.

Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2018 to January 15 2019.

Featuring contributors and special guests including Daniel Dissinger, Tanya Ko Hong, Richard Loranger, Sophie Malleret, Yan Sham-Shackleton, Christian Georgescu, Doug Knott, and Daniel Yaryan, plus editor Jane Ormerod.

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great weather for MEDIA - Venice CA
Oct
21
4:30 PM16:30

great weather for MEDIA - Venice CA

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA's latest anthology Suitcase of Chrysanthemumsat the famed Beyond Baroque and meet an indie press looking for new voices. 

Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2018 to January 15 2019.

Featuring contributors and special guests Daniel Dissinger, Alexis Rhone Fancher, CLS Ferguson, Rich Ferguson, Christian Georgescu, Tanya Ko Hong, Richard Loranger, Sophie Malleret, and Yan Sham-Shackleton, plus editor Jane Ormerod.

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Music and Poetry at 6BC Garden
Sep
22
1:30 PM13:30

Music and Poetry at 6BC Garden

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A wonderful afternoon of music and poetry. I'll be reading alongside Steve Dalachinsky at 2:30 pm. 

1:30pm While We Still Have Feet
William Parker - shakuhachi / Amirtha Kidambi - voice / Andrea Wolper - voice / Lisa Sokolov - voice / Kyoko Kitamura - voice / Morley Kamen - voice             

*** 2:30pm Poets ***
Steve Dalachinsky - poetry / Jane Ormerod - poetry


3:30pm Whit Dickey / Daniel Carter Duo
Whit Dickey - drums / Daniel Carter - sax, trumpet        

4:30pm Jason Hwang Critical Response
Jason Hwang - violin / Anders Nilsson - guitar / TA Thompson - drums /
Stomu Takeishi - bass guitar

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Great weather in London!
Sep
5
7:30 PM19:30

Great weather in London!

Celebrate the publication of great weather for MEDIA’s latest anthology, Suitcase of Chrysanthemums - a fearless and dynamic collection of poetry and short fiction - at London's famed Poetry Cafe.

Join us for readings by UK and NYC contributors and award-winning special guests Martin Ouvry, Puma Perl, Gayle Richardson, Joolz Sparkes, Chris Stewart, and Roddy Williams.

Hosted by Jane Ormerod. (I'll read something too!)

£5/£3 concessions on the door

Submissions open for the 2019 anthology in October. This is a fabulous opportunity to learn about an independent press looking for new voices.

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Hydrogen Junkbox Presents Music & Poetry
Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

Hydrogen Junkbox Presents Music & Poetry

Hydrogen Junkbox, your friendly neighborhood purveyors of poemusic, present an evening featuring New York's most badass poets, music, art and circus burlesque!

Featuring:
Music from JENNA SNYDER
with art projections from RACHEL LYNGHOLM
Poet ELIEL LUCERO
Poet AMBER ATIYA
Poet John W. SNYDER
Human Sound Effects Machine ZERO BOY
Poet JANE ORMEROD
Poet THOMAS FUCALORO

HYDROGEN JUNKBOX (Aimee Herman, David Lawton and Zita Zenda) is a performance collective looking to inspire and innovate by stirring music and poetry together into "poemusic". Beat the cookie drum!

Free Admission, but please support the bar for hosting our show!

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50 Years of Beyond Baroque
May
9
7:00 PM19:00

50 Years of Beyond Baroque

Three Rooms Press and The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge Present
50 YEARS OF
BEYOND BAROQUE
FROM NYC

featuring performances and storytelling by
PETER CHERCHES | BOB HOLMAN | JANE ORMEROD
PUMA PERL | SAM SAX | PETER WORTSMAN

Hosted by
PETER CARLAFTES & KAT GEORGES
co-directors of Three Rooms Press

Legendary performance venue Beyond Baroque has presented countless New York based poets and writers for decades. Join us as we honor this Southern California institution with a celebration of 50 YEARS OF BEYOND BAROQUE from NYC the event will features readings and performances from downtown musician/poet Peter Cherches, famed poet/activist Bob Holman, punk poet Puma Perl, renowned poet/publisher Jane Ormerod, NEW Fellow/performance poet sam sax, and award-winning flash fiction & travel writer Peter Wortsman.

Admission is free. For more information and reservations, email info@threeroomspress.com.

ABOUT THE PERFORMERS:

Peter Cherches is a native Brooklynite whose writing has appeared in the anthologies Poetry 180 and Up Is Up, But So Is Down: New York's downtown literary scene, 1974-1992, and in a wide range of magazines and journals, including Harper’s, Semiotext(e), Transatlantic Review, Fiction International, and Bomb. Sonorexia, the avant-vaudeville music-performance group he co-led with Elliott Sharp in the 1980s, appeared at such legendary venues as The Mudd Club and CBGB.

Jane Ormerod is the author of the full-length poetry collections Welcome to the Museum of Cattle and Recreational Vehicles on Fire (both from Three Rooms Press), and the chapbook 11 Films (Modern Metrics/EXOT Books). Her work also appears in publications including Maintenant, AND/OR, Marsh Hawk Press Review, Post (BLANK), Sensitive Skin, The Nervous Breakdown, and Paris Lit Up. Born on the south coast of England, Jane now lives in New York City and performs extensively across the United States and beyond. She is Founder and editor of the award-winning New York publishing hour great weather for MEDIA.

Puma Perl is the author of Retrograde (2014, great weather for MEDIA) a full length collection of poems described by former MC5 manager John Sinclair as “a true contemporary masterpiece.” Previous books include knuckle tattoos (2010, erbacce Press) and two chapbooks, the award-winning Belinda and Her Friends and Ruby True. In 2016, she was awarded an Acker Award. She is founder and curator of the bi-monthly show Puma Perl’s Pandemonium, which brings together poetry with rock and roll. As Puma Perl and Friends, she performs regularly with a group of excellent musicians. 

Bob Holman is an American poet and poetry activist, most closely identified with the oral tradition, the spoken word, and poetry slam. As a promoter of poetry in many media, Holman has spent the last four decades working variously as an author, editor, publisher, performer, emcee of live events, director of theatrical productions, producer of films and television programs, record label executive, university professor, and archivist. He was described by Henry Louis Gates Jr. in The New Yorker as "the postmodern promoter who has done more to bring poetry to cafes and bars than anyone since Ferlinghetti.

sam sax is an NEA Fellow and a Fellow at The Michener Center for Writers where he’s the associate poetry editor at Bat City Review. He’s the two time Bay Area Unified Grand Slam Champion + author of the chapbooks, A Guide to Undressing Your Monsters (Button Poetry 2014) + sad boy / detective (Winner of the Black Lawrence’s 2014 Black River Chapbook Prize). His poems are forthcoming in Boston Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Indiana Review, Normal School, Ninth Letter, Rattle, Salt Hill + other journals.

Peter Wortsman is the author of work in multiple modes, including a previous book of short prose fiction, A Modern Way To Die (1991); a travel memoir, Ghost Dance in Berlin, A Rhapsody in Gray (2013); and a novel, Cold Earth Wanderers (2014). He collaborated with artist Harold Wortsman on an artists’ book, it-t=i (2004) and with photographer Jean-Luc Dubin on a photo essay New York, NY 1978 (2016). A former Fulbright and Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellow, Wortsman is the recipient of the 1985 Beard’s Fund Short Story Award and the 2008 Geertje Potash-Suhr Prosapreis of the Society for Contemporary American Literature in German.

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great weather in Traverse City, Michigan
Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

great weather in Traverse City, Michigan

great weather for MEDIA is excited to bring The Other Side of Violet to an amazing speakeasy in Traverse City, Michigan.

Featuring The Other Side of Violet contributor Badaweyah and guest readers including great weather editors David Lawton and Jane Ormerod. This is a terrific opportunity to learn more about the press.

 
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Badaweyah was born in Kansas, lived in Texas, and was reborn in Harlem where she spent the last twenty years of her life. Now, she makes cocktails, and manages the quiet mourners, drowning their sorrows in a fine glass of the finest concocted ingredients in Traverse City, Michigan...this is under the guise of a dancer, a singer, a writer and a creator. She is Badaweyah, and she is muscle.

David Lawton is the author of Sharp Blue Stream (Three Rooms Press), and has had his work published in numerous journals and anthologies. David is a graduate of the theatre program at Boston University, where he was also a Guest Artist in the graduate play writing classes taught by Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott. For ten years he was a background vocalist in the New York underground band Leisure Class. At the band’s de facto headquarters in the Chelsea Hotel, he befriended Beat godfather Herbert Huncke and San Francisco poet Marty Matz, and was inspired by their embodiment of the written word. David also serves as an editor for great weather for MEDIA, and collaborates with poet Aimee Herman in the poemusic collective Hydrogen Junkbox.

Jane Ormerod is the author of Welcome to the Museum of Cattle and Recreational Vehicles on Fire (both Three Rooms Press). Her work can also be found in publications including From Somewhere to Nowhere (AK Press, 2017), Mark Hawk Press ReviewParis Lit UpMaintenantFlapperhousePOST(blank), and Sensitive Skin. She is a founding editor at great weather for MEDIA.

Photos of David Lawton and Jane Ormerod by Jay Franco.

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National Poetry Month At Chappaqua Station
Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

National Poetry Month At Chappaqua Station

National Poetry Month @ Chappaqua Station

Join us at the beautiful and elegant Chappaqua Station Cafe for a night if wonderful poetry, storytelling and art!

Featured Poets: Laurel S. Peterson, Van Hartman, Jane Ormerod, Bill Bushel, and Ann Cefola.

Host: Jerry T Johnson

15 Slot Poetry/Prose Open Mic - 3 minute time limit per slot - sign up from 6:45pm to 7:30pm

Metro North - take Harlem Line northbound or southbound to Chappaqua. The cafe is in the train station.

By car -exit 33 north or southbound on the Saw Mill Park — the train station and cafe is right off the exit about 200 feet. Plenty parking available.

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Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

WOMEN like US

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Three Rooms Press presents THE MONTHLY at Cornelia Street Cafe

WOMEN LIKE US: 
A Brilliant Evening of Live! Reading and Performance

Featuring
Jade Benoit | Audrey Dimola | Karen Hildebrand
Jane LeCroy | Sophie Malleret | Jane Ormerod
with Very Special Guest Angela Jaeger
Plus Host Kat Georges

Three Rooms Press presents a slate of extraordinary NYC-based poets and performance artists at WOMEN LIKE US on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 6 pm at Cornelia Street Cafe.

The event features readings and performances by superb writers including poets Jade Benoit and Karen Hildebrand, performance artists Jane LeCroy, Sophie Malleret, and Jane Ormerod, with special guest, poet and singer Angela Jaeger (Pigbag), plus Kat Georges, playwright, poet, and co-director of Three Rooms Press.

Doors open at 5:45. Admission is $10, which includes a free drink. Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, in the West Village, between W. 4th Street at Bleecker (http://corneliastreecafe.com/).

Info and reservations: info@threeroomspress.com

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The 24th Alternative New Years Day Spoken Word / Performance Extravaganza
Jan
1
2:00 PM14:00

The 24th Alternative New Years Day Spoken Word / Performance Extravaganza

Delighted to read again at the 24th Alternative NYD extravaganza. I'm in the 6:00 - 8:00 pm slot.

One of New York City’s biggest literary events, featuring more than 150 scheduled performers, returns to the historic Nuyorican Poets Cafe on New Year’s Day. The 24th annual Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word/Performance Extravaganza takes place on January 1, 2018, from 2 p.m. to midnight. This year’s theme is “Charge into the Light/Pa’lante a la Luz.”

The Alternative, which continues to be free to the public, features poets, prose writers, monologists, musicians, dancers and other performers in a 10-hour showcase that ranges from some of New York’s most seasoned talents to emerging stars. The lineup evolves each year to keep the event fresh and democratic. 

The audience is encouraged to donate paperback books to Books Through Bars for people incarcerated in prison, and canned or boxed food or drink for City Harvest, which provides for the hungry in New York.

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PROSE! POETRY! PARTY! 5!
Dec
1
6:00 PM18:00

PROSE! POETRY! PARTY! 5!

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Three Rooms Press presents the Fifth Annual Prose! Poetry! Party! featuring award-winning authors (and kick-ass performers!) including award winning novelist/poet Meagan Brothers, famed mystery/crime author Adam Lance Garcia, performance poets Robert Gibbons, Karen Hildebrand, Jane Ormerod, and Kofi Forson, and musician/poets Aimee Herman, David Lawton, Jane LeCroy, and John S. Paul, and poets Constance Renfrow and Rebecca YS Perez

The event is hosted by Three Rooms Press co-directors Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges. All audience members will be eligible to win fabulous free prizes throughout the evening!

ABOUT THREE ROOMS PRESS
Three Rooms Press is a fierce New York-based independent publisher inspired by dada, punk and passion. Founded in 1993, it serves as a leading independent publisher of cut-the-edge creative, including fiction, memoir, poetry translations, drama and art. In addition, Three Rooms Press produces and promotes a variety of literary and cultural events in New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and more, including readings, plays, workshops and concerts. Three Rooms Press books are distributed in the U.S. and internationally by PGW/Ingram. website

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Last Night of the Tour! Charlotte NC
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Last Night of the Tour! Charlotte NC

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So happy to be reading with The Other Side of Violet contributors, Jerry Johnson and Chad Weeden.

Hosted by John Amen and sponsored by The Pedestal Magazine 

Plus short open mic.

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

Jerry T. Johnson is a new writer to the Connecticut / New York area. He began writing in the early 1990’s, had one poem published, and then took a twenty-one-year hiatus to pursue corporate work overseas. In the spring of 2013, Jerry restarted his writing career. Since then his poetry has appeared in several literary journals and he has self-published a poetry chapbook, Good Morning New Year!

Chad Weeden is a writer and photographer in Charlotte, North Carolina. His poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Asheville Poetry ReviewGreat Weather for MediaPedestal MagazineMain Street RagIodine Poetry Journal, and Kakalak. He is currently working on his first poetry collection.  

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great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Venice CA
Nov
11
8:00 PM20:00

great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Venice CA

Always love hosting at Beyond Baroque for great weather for MEDIA's annual west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet at one of our favorite venues, Beyond Baroque.

Featuring contributors and special guests Emmitt Conklin, Alexis Rhone Fancher, CLS Ferguson, Rich Ferguson, Christian Georgescu, Tanya Ko Hong, Doug Knott, Julian Mithra, and Tina Yang.

Hosted by Jane Ormerod.

$10 General Admission, $6 Students/Seniors, Beyond Baroque members free

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

Reader bios

 

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great sweather for MEDIA West Coast Tour  - Portland
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

great sweather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Portland

Honored to host in Portland for great weather for MEDIA's 2017 west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet at Portland's fabulous bookstore, Another Read Through.

Featuring contributors and special guests Sossity Chiricuzio, Brad Garber, Christopher Luna, and Dan Raphael

Hosted by Jane Ormerod

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017. This is a terrific opportunity to meet friendly indie press editors looking for new voices.

Reader bios

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great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Seattle
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Seattle

Excited to host in Seattle for great weather for MEDIA's 2017 west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet.

Featuring contributors and special guests Danika Dinsmore, Carol Guess, Natasha Kochicheril Moni, and G.G. Silverman.

Hosted by Jane Ormerod

Plus limited open mic.

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology are open October 15 2017 to January 15 2017. Come along and meet an indie press looking for new voices.

Reader bios

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great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Oakland
Nov
4
6:00 PM18:00

great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - Oakland

I'm reading at the second night of great weather for MEDIA's 2017 west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet.

Featuring contributors and special guests Jessica Barksdale, Natasha Dennerstein, Carol Dorf, Julian Mithra, Jane Ormerod, SB Stokes, and Ken Saffran

Hosted by Richard Loranger 

Plus short open mic

Free but please support the venue by purchasing drink and food. Take a look at their menu.

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

Reader bios

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great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - San Francisco
Nov
3
6:45 PM18:45

great weather for MEDIA West Coast Tour - San Francisco

Excited to host the first night of great weather for MEDIA's 2017 west coast tour. Remember, submissions for next year's anthology are now open.

Celebrate the publication of our latest anthology, The Other Side of Violet at San Francisco's wonderful Alley Cat Books.

Featuring contributors and special guests Jessica Barksdale, Patrick Cahill, Carol Dorf, Richard Loranger, Julian Mithra, Jan Steckel, and Maw Shein Win. 

Hosted by Jane Ormerod

The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

Reader bios

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

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The Unbearables & Friends: 100 Thousand Poets for Change
Oct
7
2:00 PM14:00

The Unbearables & Friends: 100 Thousand Poets for Change

Join The Unbearables and friends as they take part in the international event 100 Thousand Poets for Change by reading their work at the Parkside Lounge.

This event will be free, though there is a two drink minimum. We will also be passing the hat to help with expenses. 

Hosted by Francine Witte and Ron Kolm

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The Inspired Word with Singapore Poets, NYC
Sep
12
8:00 PM20:00

The Inspired Word with Singapore Poets, NYC

"Jee Leong Koh, Deborah Emmanuel and Jane Ormerod feature at The Inspired Word in the East Village! Come along for some good words and sign up for the open mic. Tickets are $10."

Tickets

The Inspired Word has featured acts like Golden Globe Award winning actress Jill Eikenberry, Golden Globe/Emmy nominated actress Amber Tamblyn, TV comedian John Fugelsang, prolific film/stage actor Taylor Negron, Grammy nominated singer Carolyn Malachi, American Idol finalist Anwar Robinson, Hollywood exec Eve Brandstein, award-winning crime novelist Marcus Sakey, and HBO Def Poetry stars Suheir Hammad, Oveous Maximus, Shihan, Patricia Smith, Lemon Andersen, Beau Sia, Regie Cabico. Also, with its ever-growing open mic (open to ALL types of artists – not just spoken word artists and poets, but musicians and comedians as well), the series has given voice to a slew of stunning emerging talent.

A little bit about my fellow readers:

Jee Leong Koh’s book of poems Steep Tea (Carcanet) was named a Best Book of the Year by UK’s Financial Times. He is the author of three other books of poem and a book of zuihitsu. His work has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian and Latvian. Born and raised in Singapore, Jee lives in New York City, where he organizes the biennial Singapore Literature Festival.

Deborah Emmanuel is a Singaporean writer, performer and four-time TEDx speaker. As a slam poet, she has won competitions in Singapore, Germany and Australia. Her work has seen places like Melbourne, Berlin, London, Bali and Kathmand, and e has toured alongsid eopl ik nthony Anaxagoro nd Sarah Ka. ebora has written When I Giggle In My Sleep (2015) and Rebel Rites (2016). When not writing or performing poetry, she also perform as an acto on stage and scree an makes music with her bands Wobology and The Ditha Projec.

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great weather for MEDIA, London, UK
Sep
6
7:30 PM19:30

great weather for MEDIA, London, UK

This is the other side of expectation. This is the other side of memory. This is The Other Side of Violet. 

Join great weather for MEDIA at  London’s Poetry Café to celebrate the publication of our sixth annual anthology, The Other Side of Violet, with contributors and guest poets and writers.

Featuring Joshua Idehen, Martin Ouvry, Gayle Richardson, Joolz Sparkes, Chris Stewart, Roddy Williams, plus great weather editor Jane Ormerod.

The Other Side of Violet is a fearless and dynamic collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers .The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.

“These annual anthologies and other work by great weather for MEDIA are an admirable contribution to arts and culture.”- The Compulsive Reader

Submissions for our next anthology open October 15 2017

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The Third Annual Dada London Invasion
Sep
2
6:30 PM18:30

The Third Annual Dada London Invasion

Three Rooms Press presents
The Third Annual
¡DADA! LONDON INVASION
A Highly-Charged Performance Event Hell-Bent on Blowing Minds
Celebrating the official London launch of
MAINTENANT 11: 
A JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY DADA WRITING AND ART

The event promises to be a wild ride of contemporary Dada performance and poetry, celebrating the latest edition of MAINTENANT, an annual international journal of contemporary Dada writing and art. Performers from the UK and US will be featured, including performance artist-poet Jane Ormerod, poet and sci-art specialist Valerie Laws, jazz poet Jazzman John Clarke, poetry film director Zata Banks, provocative visual and performance artist Becky Fawcett, poet-photographer Derek Adams, and poet-performance artist Cathy Dreyer. Additional performers include poet-performance artists Zata Banks, Sam Dodson, Katy Evans-Bush, Winston Plowes, and Deborah Sibbald. The program will also include a special performance by critically-acclaimed musicians Santa Semeli and Friends. New York-based authors Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges, co-directors of Three Rooms Press, will host and perform.

The event includes the London launch of the internationally-renowned MAINTENANT 11: Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art (2017, Three Rooms Press), which features more than 150 visual and literary works by artists and writers worldwide on this issue’s theme “Eye for a Lie.” The journal will be available for purchase and signing at the event. 

Admission is £5. Doors open 6 pm

Three Rooms Press

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