Join us for a night of poetry at Molasses!
Featuring Caroline Crumpacker, Jennifer Firestone, and Katy Lederer reading from their recent books.
CAROLINE CRUMPACKER lives with her daughter Coco and her partner Roberto Rossi in Red Hook, NY. A bit further upstate, she runs The Millay Colony for the Arts, an artists’ residency program and arts center. Caroline was a founding Poetry Editor of Fence magazine, an editor of the French/American online magazine DoubleChange, and a contributing editor for Circumference magazine. She is currently a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative.
JENNIFER FIRESTONE is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Gates & Fields (Belladonna*, 2017). Her next full-length book, “TEN”, is forthcoming from BlazeVOX in 2018. Besides authoring 5 chapbooks, Firestone co-edited (with Dana Teen Lomax) Letters To Poets: Conversations about Poetics, Politics and Community (Saturnalia Books) and co-authored LITtle by LITtle with photographer and urban geographer, Laura Y. Liu. Firestone has work anthologized in Kindergarde: Avant-Garde Poems, Plays, Songs, & Stories for Childrenand Building is a Process / Light is an Element: essays and excursions for Myung Mi Kim. Firestone won the 2014 Marsh Hawk Press Robert Creeley Memorial Prize and is an Assistant Professor of Literary Studies at the New School’s Eugene Lang College.
KATY LEDERER is is the author of the poetry collections Winter Sex (Verse/Wave Books), The Heaven-Sent Leaf (BOA Editions), and The bright red horse—and the blue— (Atelos), as well as the memoir Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers (Crown). She is the editor of The Collected Explosive Magazine (Spectacular Books).