Mon December 3rd, 2012
Minimum Age: 21+
Doors Open: 6:00PM
Show Time: 6:00PM
Come celebrate the magical world of small press publishing with a
once-in-a-lifetime poetry event—a book launch for Kim Rosenfield’s
Lividity, and Steven Zultanski’s Agony! Share in a memorable evening
of daring readings from these two provocative poets. Enjoy hand
crafted drinks from the bar, and deeply discounted book purchases for
you and your loved ones (stocking stuffers, anyone?) at this
glittering literary event! Memories made here.
About Lividity (Les Figues Press):
Rosenfield’s poetry unsettles and disorients, but ultimately
examines. It is an analysis, a scientific picking apart of
communication and the limits of self expression.
About Agony (Bookthug):
Agony is the first in a trilogy of long confessional poems. It
uses semi-rigorous mathematical and logical constraints to view the
author’s life and body, telescopically, as little bits of time and
This is a general admission event in The Gallery at LPR.
Lividity and Agony: Book Launch for Poets Kim Rosenfield & Steven Zultanski
Kim Rosenfield is a poet and psychotherapist. She is the author of Good Morning—Midnight— (Roof Books 2001), which was named Small Press Traffic’s Book of the Year in 2002, Tràma (Krupskaya 2004), and re: evolution (Les Figues Press 2009). Rosenfield has published and performed extensively in the U.S. and in Europe. She has collaborated with visual artists Jean Foos, Cheryl Donegan, Yedda Morrison, and with choreographer Sally Silvers. Rosenfield lives and works in New York City. via Les Figues
Steven Zultanski is the author of Pad (Make Now Press), Cop Kisser, and Agony (both from BookThug). He co-curates the Segue Reading Series and lives in Brooklyn.