FLAPPERHOUSE Reading #17

 

The FLAPPERHOUSE reading series is coming back to Brooklyn! Our engines'll be running hotter than a boiling kettle as we celebrate the flight of our Fall 2017 issue, with performances by MARY BOO ANDERSON, CHRIS ANTZOULIS, KIM COLEMAN FOOTE, HAFIZAH GETER, ALIBI JONES, AMANDA KRUPMAN, and MATT PATRICK.

MARY BOO ANDERSON is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn. Her work has been featured in Spy Kids Review, Peach Mag, and Leste among others. She performs around NYC and co-hosts the monthly Cool As Fuck Series at Pete’s Candy Store.

CHRIS ANTZOULIS is a New York-based poet and comic book writer with an MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College. His poetry has appeared in Yes Poetry, Newtown Literary, decomP magazinE, and Cowbird. He has also helped other writers reach audiences through his work with literary magazines such as Madcap Review and Lumina. He currently lives in Queens, NY with his two evil cats and teaches creative writing at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY.

KIM COLEMAN FOOTE is a writer of fiction, essays, and experimental prose. Her writing honors include fellowships from the NEA, NYFA, and Vermont Studio Center. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Missouri Review, Black Renaissance Noire, Crab Orchard Review, and elsewhere. She is ear-deep into a novel about the slave trade and a fiction collection based on her family’s experience of the Great Migration in Alabama and New Jersey.

Born in Zaria, Nigeria, Hafizah Geter serves on the board of VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts, and co-curates the reading series EMPIRE with Ricardo Maldonado. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Narrative Magazine, Gulf Coast, Boston Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, and West Branch, among others. She is on the poetry committee and book ends committee for the Brooklyn Book Festival and is currently an editor for Little A and Day One from Amazon Publishing.

ALIBI JONES is FLAPPERHOUSE's resident chanteuse, photographer, spokesmodel, and muse extraordinaire. She opens & closes each of our readings with a musical performance, and has put her flappy spin on classic songs by artists from The Bealtes to Black Sabbath to Billie Holiday.

AMANDA KRUPMAN is a queer writer in Brooklyn, NY. Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in publications including BLOOM, The New Engagement, Punk Planet, $pread Magazine, and Time Out New York. Amanda is a 2017 recipient of a Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Residency at the Anderson Center. She received an MFA from the Graduate Writing Program at the New School in 2011.

MATT PATRICK is a writer and educator from Staten Island, New York. His work has previously appeared in Monkeybicycle and Big Words Etc.

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