Omnidawn at AWP & Other Exciting News


If you will be in NY this Saturday, please note that the AWP Bookfair will be OPEN to the general public and FREE of charge on Sat, Feb 2, (8:30-5:30).
Come see us at our tables! All books 50% off, plus author signings!

If you are planning to attend the NY AWP conference (Jan 30-Feb 2), we hope you’ll come to our table and to our open reception. See information below.

Omnidawn’s tables in the Bookfair are #63, 64, 65
(on the main floor of the bookfair, Hilton’s 2nd floor Rhinelander Gallery).
All our books will be 50% off for the entire conference.

Omnidawn’s Reception, Friday 7pm:
Please also come to Omnidawn’s (hosted bar) Reception, Hilton Nassau Suite, 2nd Floor. Brief readings by Chris Arigo, Justin Courter, Paul Hoover, Laura Moriarty, Bin Ramke, Donald Revell, Randall Silvis, and Tyrone Williams.

Author Signings at our tables, Saturday 1-2pm:
Chris Arigo, Justin Courter, Paul Hoover, Laura Moriarty, Bin Ramke, Donald Revell, Randall Silvis, and Tyrone Williams will be signing their Omnidawn books at our Omnidawn tables.

Also, for those of you interested in a panel on non-realist fiction:

Ken Keegan will be moderating
“Reeling Beyond Realism: But to Reel in What?”
The panelists are: Kate Bernheimer, Rikki Ducornet, Brian Evenson, Theodora Goss, Kelly Link.
Friday, Feb 1, 10:30-11:45,
Sheraton, Lower Level, Executive Conference Center, Rm D


And for those interested in poetry, here are at least some of the many things Omnidawn folks are doing:

Paul Hoover will be participating in
“Newlipo: Proceduralism and Chance-Poetics in the 21st Century,”
Thursday, Jan 30, 10:30-11:45

Bin Ramke will be participating in
“Poetry and the Environment,” Thursday, Jan 31, 4:30-6:15
“Lyric Postmodernisms,” Friday, Feb 1, 1:30-2:45

Don Revell will be participating in
“Alice James Books’ 35th Anniversary Reading,” 12-1:15
“The Art of Writing on Craft,” Saturday, Feb 2, 10;30-11:45

Rusty Morrison will be signing for her new book, the true keeps
calm biding its story, at the Ahsahta table in the Bookfair, Sat, Feb
2, 1:30-2:30.

And she’ll be reading with the Ahsahta poets at The Bowery Poetry
Club, 308 Bowery (at 1st St.) Thurs, Jan 31, 8pm.

And with the Colorado Prize poets at NYU Lillian Vernon Creative
Writers House, 58W. 10th St., Sat, Feb 2, 4pm


If you want to see me, please go to Table 499, where Achiote Press and Tinfish Press are sharing a table.


Hank Lazer will be reading from his brand new collection of poetics:

Lyric & Spirit: Selected Essays 1996-2008 (Omnidawn, 2008).

Here are some upcoming dates in the Northwest:

February 4 – radio show with Leonard Schwartz (Olympia, WA)

February 4 – Evergreen College / w/ Lissa Wolsak / 7pm SEM 2 E1105

February 5 – University of Washington (Bothell) – w/ Lissa Wolsak-3:30-5:00pm, Library, Room 205

February 6 – Subtext Reading Series (Seattle) – with Leonard Schwartz –
Good Shepherd Center Chapel Performance Space: 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N in Wallingford (suggested donation: $5)

February 8 – Portland State University (with Marjorie Perloff, Lyn Hejinian, and Joan Retallack); 2-4 pm, 238 Smith

February 10 – Spare Room Poetry Collective (Portland)7:30 pm / New American Art Union – 922 SE Ankeny (one block south of Burnside, between 9th and 10th)