Thurs 4/20 Tammy Remington & Miles M. Crabtree Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Thursday March 30th  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers: Tammy Remington & Miles M. Crabtree

Tammy Remington will read stories written on themes of the Burning Man Festival 2012 (Fertility 2.0), 2013 (Cargo Cult) and 2014 (Caravansary) and for each year, she wrote a story, made it into a little book with cover art created by her partner, AleXander Hirka, and gifted copies of it at Burning Man. Now she’s giving the stories to us.

 Miles M Crabtree will be reading some of his reflective essays that center on his experience living as a queer trans person. Hia stories include the perils and joys of coming out, working while trans, and trying to recon with changes in his identity, privileges, and relationships.
Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

$5 suggested donation 

This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side.

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store

Apr. 7th – Celebrating Poetry & Two Italian American Journals

VIA

Via, Edited by Chiara Mazzucchelli

Readers:  John Bargowski, Gil Fagiani, Mary Giaimo, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Maria Lisella, Susan Miller, Vittoria repetto, Maria Terrone

italianamericana

Italian Americana, edited by Carla Simonini

Readers: B. Amore, Phyllis Capello, Terese Coe, Peter Covino, Marisa Frasca, Joanna Clapps Herman, Angela Alaimo O’Donnell, Richard Parisio

Moderated by Maria Terrone and Peter Covino

Friday • April 7, 2017 • 6:00 PM Reception to follow. Books available for purchase.

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor New York, NY 10036 RSVP: 212-642-2094

Thurs 3/30 Miriam Stanley & Tsaurah Litzky Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Thursday March 30th  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers:  Miriam Stanley & Tsaurah Litzky

The main theme Miriam Stanley is writing about is how age and generation affects how we interpret current events, nationally and internationally. Her poems reflect how past experiences, especially those of childhood, influence our reaction to the present. 
Tsaurah Litzky writes about the joys and the struggles of life and love, 

about humanity and inhumanity, hope, desperation and giving it your best shot.
Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

$5 suggested donation 

This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side.

bluestockings

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.

Thurs 2/23 Bina Sharif & Maria Lisella Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Thursday Feburary 23rd  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers: Bina Sharif & Maria Lisella

Bina Sharif is writing about dreams; it’s called “Dream Projects”. Some dreams turn into nightmares but she guesses it’s  ok. We are going through a nightmare any way.

Maria Lisella has been revisiting themes of loss, survival, searching for joy and gratitude. And she visits those themes through the eyes of others in short and longer forms.

$5 suggested donation

This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side.

bluestockings

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.

Tues 1/31 Hilary Sideris & Rosalie Calabrese Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Tuesday Jan 31st  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers:  Hilary Sideris & Rosalie Calabrese 

Hillary Sideris writes about encounters on trains and elevators, in check-out lines and baggage claims, interactions with my fellow humans and their works, exchanges both alienating and uplifting.

Rosalie Calabrese’s major themes are family and other relationships, travel, and social commentary. Her poems, being somewhat confessional, ofter contain a mix or more of the above.

$5 suggested donation

This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

bluestockings

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.

Tues 12/27 Hilary Lustick & Roxanne Hoffman Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Tuesday Dec 27th  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers:  Hilary Lustick & Roxanne Hoffman

Hilary Lustick’s poems cover themes of love, loss, and selfhood in the digital age.

Roxanne Hoffman will be reading from a new sequence of poems riffing classic fairy tales and some other new works

$5 suggested donation 

This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.

Tues 11/29 Maureen Brady & Francine Witte Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Tuesday Nov 29th  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers:  Maureen Brady & Francine Witte

Maureen Brady is writing a collection of short stories centered on the theme of lesbian life-styles, to include the Saints and Sinners Prize Winning Story, “Basketball Fever.” Her most recent novel, Getaway, is the story of an abused woman who stabs her husband and escapes to live under the radar in Nova Scotia.  

Francine Witte writes about the themes of her childhood family as well as the theme of pop culture. She has also been very attracted to writing that is inspired by paintings and photographs.

$5 suggested donation This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.

Tues 10/25 Karina Vahitova & Caroline Moyer Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Tuesday Oct 25th  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers:  Karina Vahitova & Caroline Moyer

Karina Vahitova is rewriting many things. She is currently working on her first book of lyrical theory about female queerness, violence and women in the Soviet Union.

Caroline Moyer writes about sound, identity and women. She is interested in feminist approaches and applications of the female voice.

$5 suggested donation This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.

Tues 9/27 Phoebe Fico & Deirdre Sinnott Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Tuesday Sept. 27 th  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers: Phoebe Fico & Deirdre Sinnott 

Phoebe Fico is a recent graduate of Boston College. She writes about race, gender, sexuality and disability in her poetry.

Deirdre Sinnott will be reading from her upcoming novel The Third Mrs. Galway. Set in 1835 Utica, NY a young bride finds two people hiding on her husband’s property. They are running away from slavery and she must push aside her prejudices and fears in order to help them while Utica convulses in an anti-abolition riot. Based on actual historical events.

$5 suggested donation This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.

Tues 7/26 Heather Sellers & Elaine Sexton Read at Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam – Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike for Women & Trans’

Tuesday July 26th  7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers: Heather Sellers $ Elaine Sexton 

Two poets, Heather Sellers and Elaine Sexton will read poems and prose poems from a collaborative sequence of pieces about the limning spaces created in comings and goings, the idea of  “after” and all that comes from the space made by departure.

$5 suggested donation This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike ( for women & trans only) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.