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.
On July 10th, at 7pm, come watch the words fall out of the mouths of four great poets: Alexandra Mattraw, Mary-Kim Arnold, Annie Won, and our, beloved Kate Schapira.
Tuesday, June 12, at 7pm, come see and hear Vikki Warner read from her book (pictured above.) It's gonna be awesome!
On Thursday, May 10th, at 7pm, a new series begins at Ada Books: Stranger Stories, featuring non-fiction writing on the theme of "Firsts." Readers Victoria Wasylak, Erica Laros, Jennifer Geller, Lucy Bates, and Michael Crowley will be sharing their own absolutely true stories. Hosted by: Fallon Masterson and Judee Burr. Everybody remembers their first time. Don't you?
Hello, Ada-ites! Here's what's happening in May:
On Friday, May 4th, Pattie McCarthy (and Guest) will read poems at you. The usual swanky foodstuffs will be available for snacking. The fun begins at 6pm!
On Thursday, May 10th, at 7pm, a new series begins at Ada Books: Stranger Stories, featuring non-fiction. More details later.
On Saturday, May 12th, Rita Bulwinkel will read from her new book of stories, Belly Up (pictured above.) Local wundurkind Joanna Howard will be her very special guest. The fun will begin at 6pm.
Two readings this month! First. . .
On Saturday, April 20, Kathline Carr, Rachel Hughes, & Diane Exavier will read selections from their pages. The free fun begins at 6pm! Nextly. . .
On Thursday, March 22, 7pm, see and hear four incomparable authors at Ada Books:
Steven Seidenberg is the author of Situ (Black Sun Lit), Null Set (Spooky Actions Books), Itch (Raw Art Press), and numerous chapbooks of verse and aphorism. His collections of photographs include Pipevalve: Berlin (Lodima Press) and Kanazawa Void (Daylight Books, forthcoming 2018).
Mary-Kim Arnold is a poet, writer, and visual artist. Litany for the Long Moment, her book-length experimental essay, was selected by Carla Harryman for the 2016 Essay Press Prize. Other writings have appeared in Hyperallergic, The Georgia Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. Arnold lives in Rhode Island with her husband and children.
Mairéad Byrne emigrated from Ireland to the United States in 1994. Her books include Nelson & The Huruburu Bird (Wild Honey Press), Talk Poetry (Miami University Press), SOS Poetry (/ubu editions), The Best of (What’s Left of) Heaven (Publishing Genius), You Have to Laugh: New & Selected Poems (Barrow Street), Famosa na sua cabeça, selected and translated by Dirceu Villa (Dobra Editorial), also Jennifer’s Family (Schilt), with photographer Louisa Marie Summer. She earned a PhD in Theory and Cultural Studies (Purdue University) and works as Professor of Poetry & Poetics at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence.
Sara Wintz is the author of WALKING ACROSS A FIELD WE ARE FOCUSED ON AT THIS TIME NOW (Ugly Duckling Presse) and The Lauras (sus press). She's a contributing editor of Ugly Duckling Presse’s performance art sourcebook EMERGENCY INDEX. A staff writer for the Poetry Foundation’s blog, Harriet, since 2013, she’s contributed interviews with established and emerging writers such as Dodie Bellamy, Matthew Zapruder, Cheena Marie Lo, Marianne Morris, and Adam Fitzgerald.
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