A sky-full of thank-yous to everyone who helped make Reading #16 such an unforgettable affair : Ron, Francine, Devin, Kailey, Gabriela, and Leland for performing your flappy lits; Alibi for your lovely via-satellite singing; Pacific Standard for your always-gracious hospitality; and all you magnificent people who came & graced us with your presence.
We hope to see you again in the Fall…
Ron Kolm recounts tales of his bookstore-working days
Francine Witte reads a heartbreaking poem of parenthood
Devin Kelly reads his Oregon Trail-inspired poem “Caulking the Wagon”
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We’re gonna throw your brain off a freaking plane as we celebrate the flight of our Summer 2017 issue with our 16th reading! Wednesday night, June 28, 7-9 PM at the always-hospitable Pacific Standard, 82 Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn.
ALIBI JONES (via satellite)
Admission is FREE, and you can buy copies of FLAPPERHOUSE #14 for the special reading price of $5.
Facebook event page here
A hundred thousand hymns of praise to everyone who helped make last night’s reading such a holy moment: Anthony, Francine, Leland, Leonard, Ron, and Deirdre for performing your flappy lits; Alibi for your exquisite singing & fantastic photography; Pacific Standard for once again being our favorite place to read; and all you smart & sexy people who came to catch the show. Let’s do this again on February 15…
photos by Alibi Jones
Anthony Cappo shares poems of music & memory from his chapbook My Bedside Radio.
Francine Witte warns us of “Things to Watch Out For” in one of her poems from our new issue.
Leland Cheuk performs his brilliant short story “League of Losers” from his new collection Letters From Dinosaurs.
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We’re gonna flap our downhearted blues away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 from 7 – 9 PM at Brooklyn’s Pacific Standard as we celebrate the flight of our 12th issue with our 12th reading!
& the late LEONARD COHEN
An endless universe of thank-yous to everyone who helped make Reading #9 such a gone gas: Abigail, Billy, Ron, Jack, Leland, and Jessie for performing your flappy lits; Alibi for your groovy singing & luscious photography; Pacific Standard for being such gracious hosts as always; and all you bang-tail cats who came out to watch. Let’s do this again on September 21…
(photos by Alibi Jones)
(we also streamed portions of last nite’s reading on Facebook Live!)
Abigail Welhouse performs some poetry from her collection Too Many Humans of New York
Billy Robison shares some of the highly unusual emails from his father
Ron Kolm reads his raunchy James Joyce riff “Finnegan Joyce”
The late Jack Kerouac offers a taste of his novel-in-progress On The Go.
Leland Cheuk reads an excerpt from his novel The Misadventures of Sulliver Pong
All the way from West Virginia, Jessie Janeshek recites a few of her flappiest poems
Times are bum, and getting bummer– still we got fun, and we’re gonna have loads of it at our 9th Reading on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3rd from 7 – 9 PM at Brooklyn’s Pacific Standard! Starring LELAND CHEUK, JESSIE JANESHEK, ALIBI JONES, RON KOLM, BILLY ROBISON, ABIGAIL WELHOUSE, the late JACK KEROUAC, & maybe more to come…
Admission is 100% FREE, and you can buy print copies of FLAPPERHOUSE X there for the special price of just $5, or our YEAR TWO anthology for just $10.