MAKE the Handle

Feb 21, 11


Take the Handle and MAKE Literary Magazine present:

Make the Handle

We’re joining NY friends Take the Handle for a party–a make out party between two magazines–in celebration of their 10th issue “Leisure” and our 10th issue “At Play.”

Monday, February 21, 7:30 pm / Black and White Bar
86 E. 10th St., New York / FREE

With readings by Jon Cotner and Andy Fitch, Brandon Downing, Dorothea Lasky, Tyler Flynn Dorholt, and Lewis Warsh / Take the Handle Eds. DJ / Danc

MORE ON THE READERS: Jon Cotner and Andy Fitch are the authors of Ten Walks/Two Talks (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). They completed another collaborative manuscript called Conversations over Stolen Food. Fitch’s Not Intelligent, but Smart: Rethinking Joe Brainard is forthcoming from Dalkey Archive. Cotner lives in Brooklyn, NY; Fitch, in Laramie, WY, where he’s an assistant professor in the University of Wyoming’s MFA program.

Brandon Downing‘s books include Lake Antiquity: Poems 1996-2008 (Fence, 2009), The Shirt Weapon (Germ, 2002), and Dark Brandon (Faux Press, 2005). Dark Brandon: Eternal Classics, was released on DVD in 2007. Photographic work can be seen at brandondowning.org, while more recent video projects can often be found at youtube.com/user/bdown68.

Dorothea Lasky is the author of Black Life and AWE, both out from Wave Books, as well as Poetry is Not a Project (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). She currently lives in New York City.

Tyler Flynn Dorholt works and lives in Manhattan. His writing has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Court Green, Sidebrow, Slope, DIAGRAM, Corduroy Mtn., MAKE, and others. You can follow his other writing, films, and photography via http://dorholtt.wordpress.com

Lewis Warsh’s most recent books are A Place in the Sun (Spuyten Duyvil, 2010) and Inseparable: Poems 1995-2005 (Granary, 2008). He is editor and publisher of United Artists Books and director of the MFA program in creative writing at Long Island University in Brooklyn.


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