Tuesday, July 27, 2010

River Styx Editor Richard Newman to Read at Duff's on Monday, August 2

Excerpt from Richard Newman's "Little Fugue of Love and Death" published as a broadside by the Firecracker Press.

The next Chance Operations reading will be Monday, August 2, at Duff's in the Central West End. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Cover is $3.00.

Featured readers will be Richard Newman, editor of River Styx, James Weber; Prison Performing Arts board member Danny Kohl reading poems by Patricia Prewitt; Chance Operations co-founder Tony Renner reading poems by Stephen Crane; and Lew Prince, co-owner of Vintage Vinyl, reading poems by the late Arthur Brown.

Richard Newman is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Domestic Fugues (Steel Toe Books, 2009) and Borrowed Towns (Word Press, 2005), as well as several poetry chapbooks, including 24 Tall Boys: Dark Verse for Light Times (Snark Publishing/Firecracker Press, 2007) and Monster Gallery: 19 Terrifying and Amazing Monster Sonnets! (Snark Publishing, 2005). His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Boulevard, Crab Orchard Review, Poetry Daily, The Sun, Tar River Poetry, Verse Daily, and many other periodicals and anthologies. He lives with his wife and daughter in Benton Park, edits River Styx, and co-directs the River Styx at Duff's Reading Series.

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