PRIVATE LINE: We Can Try – Jan 14th 8pm



Private Line takes seriously Dorothea Lasky’s injunction to “make poetry a party.” You can help curators Kendra Sullivan, Megan Ewing & Macgregor Card with this mission once a month at The Gowanus Studio Space.

[ featuring ]

Astrid LORANGE, Lawrence GIFFIN
& Andrew DURBIN at night.

[ party ]

In the Gowanus w/ Tea Party Republicans.

[ beer + music ]

Because we need to talk.

[ chapbook ]

Designed for the occasion
by artist/printer Liz Zanis
for all guests, who are all invited.

Andrew DURBIN co-edits O’clock Press and its journal, CLOCK. His work has appeared in Antennae, InDigest, >kill author, Spiral Orb, Washington Square, and elsewhere. He blogs at

Lawrence GIFFIN is a poet and archivist living in Durham, NC. His first book, Sorites, was published by Tea Party Republicans Press in 2011. He is a member of the loose publishing collective Lil’ Norton, where he is the series editor of the Physical Poets Home Library, an occasional .pdf journal that focuses on the work of different group of writers who are in conversation with each other about their work. A sort of historical novel, Aa, is due in 2011 from Blanc Press. Giffin is the author of the earlier chapbook Get the Fuck Back into that Burning Plane (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009).

Astrid LORANGE is a PhD candidate at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. She is writing on Gertrude Stein, Alfred North Whitehead, John Cage, and Joan Retallack. Her first book, Eating and Speaking, was published by Tea Party Republicans Press in 2011.

Tea Party Republicans Press is edited by Josef Kaplan & Douglas Piccinnini. []

Private Line is operated by Kendra Sullivan, Megan Ewing & Macgregor Card.



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