Mar 29, 2012, 10:00am to Mar 30, 2012, 9:00pm
Festival

2012 Chapbook Festival

The Festival celebrates the chapbook as a work of art and as a medium for alternative and emerging writers and publishers. Now in its fourth year, the festival features a two-day bookfair with chapbook publishers from around the country, workshops, panels, a marathon reading, and a reading of prize-winning Chapbook Fellows. For more details, visit www.chapbookfestival.org.

Program:

The Festival is free and open to the public, though some events require advance registration, as indicated below.

Wed, Mar 28
at the Center for Book Arts

28 West 27th Street, NYC

10am-1pm and 2-5pm
Hands-on Chapbook Workshops: Binding and Printing
With Barbara Henry and Karen Randall
Registration required: 212 481-0295

6:30pm
Panel Discussion: Community and Publishing
MC Hyland, Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Guy Pettit, Flying Object
Chuck Stebelton, Woodland Pattern

 

Thu, Mar 29
at The Graduate Center, CUNY

365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street, NYC

Noon-7pm
Book Fair: Day 1
C Level
For a full list of participating presses, visit our Publishers page!

12–3pm
C Level
Lunch Poems–marathon poetry reading

12pm-1pm – PeopleHerd’s Readings at Milk&Roses:
Brandon Downing
Guy Pettit
Montana Ray
Bryan Beck

1pm-2pm – Stain of Poetry:
Paige Taggart
Sasha Fletcher
Alina Gregorian
Cori Copp

2pm-3pm – Triptych:
Nat Otting
Elizabeth Clark Wessel
Nate Pritts
Krystal Languell
Adam Robinson

3pm
C Level
Workshop: Nuts and Bolts for Publishers
Ryan Murphy, Reservoir Editions
Iris Cushing and Elizabeth Clark Wessel, Argos Books
Organized by Poetry Society of America

Free registration required for all workshops.
To register, e-mail ksullivan@gc.cuny.edu.

5pm
C Level
Workshop: Digital Chapbooks
Adam Robinson, Publishing Genius
Martin Rock, Epiphany
Lucy Ives, Triple Canopy
Organized by the CUNY MFA Affiliation Group

Free registration required for all workshops.
To register, e-mail ksullivan@gc.cuny.edu.

7pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Panel Discussion: State of Translation: Trends in Innovative Publishing
Ammiel Alcalay, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Esther Allen, Baruch College
Susan Bernofsky, PEN Translation Committee
Ivan Herceg and Damir Šodan, POEZIJA Magazine, Croatia
Anna Moschovakis, Ugly Duckling Presse
Eliot Weinberger, translator
Moderated by Ana Božičević, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Organized by The Center for the Humanities

 

Fri, Mar 30
at The Graduate Center, CUNY

365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street, NYC

Noon-7pm
Book Fair: Day 2
C Level
For a full list of participating presses, visit our Publishers page!

12–3pm
C Level
Lunch Poems–marathon poetry reading

12pm-1pm – Popsickle:
Steven Karl
JD Scott
Angela Veronica Wong
Saeed Jones

1pm-2pm – EOAGH:
Ana Bozicevic
Filip Marinovich
Andrew Levy
Christopher Schmidt
Jennifer Bartlett
Mina Pam Dick (aka Hildebrand Pam Dick)
Suzanne Wise

2pm-3pm – Earshot:
Farrah Field
Niina Pollari
J. Hope Stein

3pm
C Level
Workshop: Nuts and Bolts for Writers
Jean Hartig, Poets & Writers Magazine
Cara Benson, Dusie Kollektiv and Belladonna*
Nathaniel Otting, minutes BOOKS and Agnes Fox
Nate Pritts, H_NGM_N BKS
Organized by Poets & Writers

Free registration required for all workshops.
To register, e-mail ksullivan@gc.cuny.edu.

5pm
C Level
Workshop: Chapbooks Saved My Life
Brian Teare, Albion Books
Organized by Poets House

Free registration required for all workshops.
To register, e-mail ksullivan@gc.cuny.edu.

7pm
Proshansky Auditorium and Lobby
Reading: PSA Chapbook Fellowship
Sarah Arvio, Timothy Donnelly, EJ Garcia, Deborah Landau, David Lehman, Marni Ludwig, Alison Roh Park, Gerald Stern, and Angela Veronica Wong
Introduced by Alice Quinn

Reception to follow

View and download the poster!

 


Co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, Center for Book Arts, CUNY MFA Affiliation Group, Poets House, Poetry Society of America and Poets & Writers