SORRY, BUT THE READING HAS BEEN CANCELED
on Saturday, March 30th, at 6pm
at Ada Books (717 Westminster St, Providence)
About the readers:
MATT MARSICO is a teacher living in Providence, Rhode Island. Matthew grew up in North Carolina and has worked variously as a farmhand, data enterer, dentistry blogger, librarian, etc. In the summer their band is releasing an album of songs about birds called "Songs about Birds." This is their first time reading poetry to an audience.
CHRYSANTHEMUM TRAN is a Vietnamese American poet, performer & educator. She is the recipient of a MacColl Johnson Fellowship from the Rhode Island Foundation. In 2016, she made history by becoming the first trans woman finalist of the Women of the World Poetry Slam. She is a Pink Door Fellow & teaching artist for the Providence Poetry Slam at AS220, one of the oldest poetry slam venues in the nation. Her writing, which often explores the intersection of diaspora & dysphoria, can be found on/in Them., Button Poetry, The Offing, Muzzle Magazine, the Bettering American Poetry Vol. 2 anthology, & others forthcoming. Originally born & buttered up in Oklahoma, she currently resides on a farm in Rhode Island. You can find her oversharing her feelings on Twitter @chrystran.
This is our kickoff reading for Spring 2019, so please come! There are also TDOV events, massive music by terrific trans artists, just across the highway at AS220 and running from 3pm to 12:50am.
Kate, Chris and Stine
Come get a first glimpse of Cathy G. Johnson's The Breakaways (art by Kevin Czap) on Thursday, March 14th, at 6:30pm!
There's a 25% sale on all non-fiction books at Ada during the month of February!
Ada will be. . .
open on Christmas Eve from 11am - 3pm.
closed on Xmas Day through the 28th
open regular hours on Saturday and Sunday (the 29th & 30th)
closed on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day
On Sunday, November 11th, S. Tourjee will read from the recently published Sam Says, Sam (pictured above.) Janaya Kizzie, Ren Evans, Shey Rivera, Margaret Rhee will also read. Come and listen! The fun begins at 5pm.
On Thursday, October 11th, Mickey Z. will read and perform excerpts from her latest, greatest collection -- Space Academy 1 2 3 (Koyama Press). Cathy G. Johnson will be there, too, with copies of Summer Travel Zine. The fun begins at 7pm.
On Friday, October 19, the legendary Matthew Thurber will be at Ada Books to talk about and point at projected images of his most recent work. There will be stacks of his new book, Art Comic (Drawn & Quarterly) available to peruse and/or purchase. This fun also begins at 7pm. Don't just come to one, come to both!
Ada Books will be closed every Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday through Thanksgiving, 2018.
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