Konundrum Engine Literary Review Poetry Reading, January 2005




Konundrum Engine Literary Review Poetry Reading

Saturday, October 28, 2006


at KGB Bar

85 E. 4th St. (between 2nd and 3rd Ave.), New York, NY


The Konundrum Engine Literary Review presents readings by featured poets. The line-up includes:


Kate Greenstreet

Matt Henriksen

Henry Israeli

Stacy Szymaszek

Mark Yakich

Hosted by poetry editors Rachel Moritz and Juliet Patterson, author of The Truant Lover (Nightboat: 2006)


For more information, visit the Konundrum Engine website at http://lit.konundrum.com or e-mail Pitchaya Sudbanthad at lit@konundrum.com


Below are the bios for the readers:


Kate Greenstreet’s chapbook, Learning the Language, was published by Etherdome Press last fall. Her first full-length book, case sensitive, will be out from Ahsahta Press in September 2006. Visit her online at www.kickingwind.com.


Matthew Henriksen co-edits Typo and Cannibal and curates The Burning Chair Readings in Brooklyn.  His poems have appeared recently in Fascicle, Coconut and Indiana Review; others will soon appear in Lit and Wildlife Poetry Magazine.  Horse less press has recently published his first chapbook, Is Holy.


Henry Israeli’s books include New Messiahs (Four Way Books: 2002) and Fresco: the Selected Poetry of Luljeta Lleshanaku (New Directions: 2002)—which he edited and co-translated. He has been awarded fellowship grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Canada Council on the Arts, as well as a residency at the MacDowell Colony. His poetry and translations have appeared in numerous journals, including Grand Street, The Iowa Review, Quarterly West, Tin House, Fence, Verse and in several anthologies. Henry Israeli is also the founder of Saturnalia Books and the Literary Editor of Dragonfire, an online journal.


Stacy Szymaszek is the author of Emptied of All Ships (Litmus Press), Pasolini Poems (Cy Press), There Were Hostilities (single press) and Mutual Aid (gong press). Sections from her long poem “hyoer glossia” have appeared as a chap book from Belladonna* Books. In New York, she curates the Monday Night Reading Series at The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church where she also serves as Program Coordinator.


Mark Yakich is the author of Unrelated Individuals Forming a Group Waiting to Cross (National Poetry Series, Penguin 2004) and The Making of Collateral Beauty (Snowbound Chapbook Award, Tupelo 2006). His website is markyakich.com.



Please link to the event at http://lit.konundrum.com/KELRreading1006.php