Thanks for stopping by. We hope you are able to join us this upcoming Saturday, October 11th for one of Boston's most engaging reading series. We have a phenomenal line up of poets who will be share their wisdom, words, and souls with you all. The bios and smiles of our readers can be found below.
We know it is the end of Boston's Fashion week, so come dressed in your hippest attire. Come get fancy. Come hear some great poetry, spoken word, and music. Come see how we make it all hip. We will be giving away prizes (bookmarks, books, and swag). You won't want to miss this event.
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Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series (Fashion Week)
October 11, 2014
6PM - 8:30PM
UFORGE Gallery (767 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130)
SMILES AND BIOS
Emily Toder is the author of the poetry collections Beachy Head and Science (from Coconut Books) and the chapbooks No Land (Brave Men Press), Brushes With (Tarpaulin Sky), and I Hear a Boat (Duets Books). She has translated various prose and poetry collections, among them The Life and Memoirs of Dr. Pi (Clockroot Books), Wendolin Kramer (Barcelona eBooks), and The Errant Astrologers (Ugly Duckling Presse). She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
Nora Meiners graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Creative Writing but as Nora puts it; writing promptly quit her. They have since mended ways when Nora was introduced to performance poetry. She competed as a member of the 2013 Boston Poetry Slam and the 2014 Lizard Lounge National slam teams. She lives in Cambridge, MA. and is raising a 6 year old son as a single mom. She spends her days working as the “missing pieces person for a jigsaw puzzle company." Yes, that is the real job title.
David P. Miller’s poems have appeared in print in Meat for Tea, Stone Soup Presents Fresh Broth, Ibbetson Street, and the 2014 Bagel Bards Anthology, and online in the Muddy River Poetry Review, Wilderness House Literary Review, Oddball Magazine, and the Boston and Beyond Poetry Blog. His chapbook, The Afterimages, is forthcoming from Červená Barva Press. He has three “micro-chapbooks” available from the Origami Poems Project website. David was a member of the multidisciplinary Mobius Artists Group of Boston for 25 years, and is a librarian at Curry College in Milton, Mass. He studies with Tom Daley, and has been seen in the company of one or more of the Bagel Bards.
Lily Duffy is a poet from Maryland living in Colorado, where she studies poetry and teaches creative writing at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in ILK, Hot Metal Bridge, Cloud Rodeo, Bone Bouquet, NAP, inter|rupture, wicked alice, smoking glue gun, and Dusie. In her past life, she's worked in daycares, newsrooms, and a PR firm. With Rachel Levy, she co-edits DREGINALD.
Carla Schwartz is a poet, poetry filmmaker, photographer, and lyricist. Her full-length book, Mother, One More Thing is available through Turning Point Books and on amazon.com. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Solstice Literary Magazine, Fulcrum, 05401, Wordgathering, Common Ground, Stone Highway Review, Literary Juice, Emerge Literary Journal, Ibbetson Street, and Equinox, among others. Her youtube channel videos have had thousands of views. Carla is also a professional writer with a doctoral degree. Learn more at carlapoet.com.
Ezekiel "Zeke" Russell grew up in an artist's community in Central Maine, surrounded by poets and lumberjacks. Since then, he's been a line cook, historian, and teacher. but now he lives in Boston and works in homeless advocacy. He is a host of SlamCenter and a producer of the Boston arm of the New Sh!t Show. He is also the outgoing SlamMaster for Lowell's Mill City Slam, and a previous host of the venue's Untitled Open Mic. Zeke has written three chapbooks and toured New England performing his poetry. He was a member of the 2011 Lowell National Poetry Slam team, as well as the venue's Grand Slam Champion that year. He lives with his partner Emily and PJ the wonder pug, and he usually needs a haircut.
Sterling Rhyne blends ethereal folk guitar with organic, catchy melodies. A soul singer -songwriter hailing from Dallas, TX, her music takes listeners on a transcendental journey of euphoria, heartbreak, love and hope. As frontwoman of upcoming cosmic soul band Aphrolove, Rhyne is currently working on highly anticipated single entitled: "Empty" which is scheduled release in November, 2014.
We can't wait and hope that you can make your way to us on Saturday. We promise you the best time you'll ever have at a poetry reading.
See you soon,
Mr. Hip Presents