Saturday: Upstairs @ Erika’s

Saturday, March 21, 2009
7:30pm – 10:30pm
South Brooklyn, NY


Join me for three great writers: Amy King, Ana Božičević and Jeni Olin–

Ana Božičević emigrated to NYC from Croatia in 1997. Her first book, Stars of the Night Commute, will be published by Tarpaulin Sky Press in Fall 2009. I.e., stars will appear in the sky. Her most recent chapbook, God, Sebastian, Amy, is available from Flying Guillotine Press. With Amy King, she curates the Stain of Poetry reading series.  For more, visit and

Jeni Olin lives in Manhattan where she rages in “posh isolation” with her maltese dog Good Times. Jeni received her BA & MFA from Naropa University. Her first full-length book BLUE COLLAR HOLIDAY was published by Hanging Loose in 2005. Her most recent publication is a chapbook of pharmaceutical sonnets about antidepressants titled THE PILL BOOK from Faux Press, 2008. She is currently working on a manuscript called EVERYBODY LEAVES. Also she is changing her name to Truck Darling and her friends call her truck…

Amy King is the author of I’m the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, and forthcoming, Slaves to Do These Things (Blazevox Books). For information on the reading series Amy co-curates, please visit The Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series ( or visit her at

Email Amy for the address [amyhappens at].



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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She co-edited with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edits the anthology series, Bettering American Poetry, and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.

1 Comment Leave a comment

  1. Dear Amy,

    If I were there, I would be there, specifically.

    When ARE you going to come to Mountain Dew Country? (North Carolina.) That would be fun.

    Also: you need more people named Richard or Ricky in your blogroll. Male or female would be fine, although male is generally easier to find.


    PS Please do check out my friend Wells Tower who lives and should be reading in your neck of the woods very soon. He is quite the good writer and person.

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