Tract 187 Culture Clatch Presents a book release reading featuring poets George Wallace and Charly Fasano on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Ding Dong Lounge (929 Columbus Ave, NYC). Event will be held from 5pm to 7pm.
Poets George Wallace and Charly Fasano will be reading at Ding Dong Lounge on Thursday, February 6, 2014 to support the release of "Beauty Parlors, Train Yards and Everything in Between" out now on Spartan Press. It is a collection of poetry that features Fasano, Wallace, David Smith and Jason Ryberg.
George Wallace (AB, MPH, MFA) is an award winning poet and journalist from New York who has performed his work across America and in Europe. Author of Poppin’ Johnny (Three Rooms Press, 2009) and twenty-five chapbooks of poetry, he has served as editor of Poetrybay (www.poetrybay.com), Long Island Quarterly, Walt’s Corner, Great Weather for Media, and other electronic and hard copy literary publications. A former Peace Corps Volunteer, USAF Medical Officer and Community Health Organizer, he is winner of the CW Post Poetry Prize and the Poetry Kit Best Book award. With Oklahoma poet laureate Carol Hamilton he co-founded the Woody Guthrie Poets, and was named a “Next Generation Beat” by the Lowell Celebrates Kerouac festival committee. In 2003, George Wallace was named first Poet Laureate for Suffolk County, NY. In 2011 he was named Writer in Residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace.
Charly “the city mouse” Fasano is a poet, block printer, and film maker from Ithaca, NY via Denver, CO.. He has performed and opened up for bands like Lucero, Drag the River, The Queers, Crime in Stereo, Mark Mallman, Tim Barry, Matson Jones, Land Lines, Cory Branan and more. He is the co-founder of cassette tape and book label – Fast Geek Press, Pretend You Can Reab audio zine, and As Well As Magazine. He has released a vinyl ep, a CD, two cassette tapes and four books of poems. Fasano’s poems have appeared in Yellow Rake Zine, Lubricated Magazine, Growing Strange Magazine, This Ain’t No Cowtown Compilation Number Two and multiple poetry podcasts. His last book of poems “Next Analog Broadcast” was published by Sunnyoutside Press. His films and music videos have appeared at movingpoems.com, Westword and The Onion’s AV Club.
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