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Spring 2013

 



ISSN 1542-3123

 

Park

"Park"
Bonnie Walker

…dipping through
Glenn Miller Memorial Park,
where the grass looked painted green,
its streams minnowy slivers
of running silver we watched…
Philip Miller, from "Mt Union, PA: 1991"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philip Miller Tribute,
Thursday, October 31 st, Halloween, 6 pm

Hosts: Patricia Brody and Nick Johnson
The Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street
(b/t Bleecker & West 4th)
$8 cover includes one drink

 

Saturday, November 2 at 2:30 pm

Brownstone Poets presents readings by
Patricia Eakins, Chad Parenteau and Nick Johnson
Park Plaza Restaurant in Brooklyn Heights
220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark Street
Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street/
4 or 5 to Borough Hall.
$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink
Curated by Patricia Carragon

 

Ronnie Norpel's Tract 187 Culture Clatch

First & third Wednesdays
7-9:30 p.m. at
Ding Dong Lounge
929 Columbus Avenue (105/106th Sts.)
Trains: #1/B/C

 

The Same

www.thesamepress.com

 

Anti-fracking songs:

The Talkin' Frackin' Blues by Preston Hollow

Barry Wallenstein, Lucky These Days CD


Call for submissions: Fall 2013

(Note: List is not restrictive nor preclusive of other themes.)
Epigrams; Moving/Motion; Dust; Corridors; Insects; Cemeteries; Smoking; Infanticide; Surrealism; Timepieces; Kites; Suicide; 'Lovesick'; Hands and Gloves; Wells; Windmills; and Small Town Wherewithal.  (Bolding indicates features which are scheduled to appear very soon.)
Consult Submissions for guidelines, Masthead for editorial policy.
Please query first on articles over 750 words.
Email: editors@nycBigCityLit.com.

 


In This Issue: Spring 2013




Poetry: Martin Mitchell, Guest Editor

Eye to Eye, Notwithstanding: This spring's collection includes work by
Ned Balbo, Clare Best, Andrea Carter Brown, Julie Bruck, Robert Cording,
C. L. Dallat, Moyra Donaldson, Maura Dooley, Meg Kearney, Tim Liardet,
Christopher Locke, Andrea M. Lockett, Marjorie Maddox, Robert Minhinnick,
Miles David Moore, Rick Mullin, Linda Stern, Maria Terrone, Jim Tilley, Alison Woods and
Howard Wright.

 

Twelve:

Poems by Philip Miller
Selected by Martin Mitchell

 

Big City, Little:

Stephen Massimilla: To a Petal South of This Coast

 

Fiction:

Paul Oppenheimer, Killing Time

Bonnie Walker, Fairy Tales My Father Told Me

 

Articles:

Patricia Lynne Duffy: The Art of Miss.Tic: from the Paris streets to Gallery Chic
(and even to a series of French postage stamps):
The artist who refuses to let fear interfere

Valery Oisteanu, An Un-alphabetic Encyclopedia of Dada and Surrealist Suicides

 

Essays:

Marc Levy, Medic in the Green Time

Patrick Henry, Ghost Train: Transylvania to Bucharest

Carl Rosenstock, A Gathering: The Poets Laureate Anthology

 

Reviews:

Richard Levine on Michael T. Young's Living in the Counterpoint

Mary Noonan's The Fado House, reviewed by Hilary Sideris

 

Bookshelf:

New Additions:

Stephen Massimilla, The Plague Doctor In His Hull-Shaped Hat

Ann Lauinger, Against Butterflies

Marjorie Maddox, Local News From Someplace Else

Susana H. Case, Salem in Séance

 

CDs:

Field Report: Field Report

 

Events:



Philip Miller Tribute,
Thursday, October 31 st, Halloween, 6 pm

Hosts: Patricia Brody and Nick Johnson
The Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street
(b/t Bleecker & West 4th)
$8 cover includes one drink

 

Ronnie Norpel's Tract 187 Culture Clatch

First & third Wednesdays
7-9:30 p.m. at
Ding Dong Lounge
929 Columbus Avenue (105/106th Sts.)
Trains: #1/B/C

 

{Check-in for future events}

 

Letters:

Big City Lit welcomes letters from its readers. Address correspondence to Editors@nycBigCityLit.com

 

Print Series:

All Print Series Suspended

 

Contests:

For the present, all Contests suspended.

 

Masthead Notes:

We welcome Melinda Thomsen as a Contributing Editor of the magazine.

 

Contributing Editors:

Martin Mitchell, Barry Wallenstein, James Ragan, Patrick Henry (UK), Diana Manister, Margo Berdeshevsky, George Wallace, Larissa Shmailo, Brant Lyon, Melinda Thomsen