Saturday January 19, 8pm – late


[ featuring ]

Julian Talamantez BROLASKI
Bianca STONE

[ party + beer by KELSO + music + dancing ]

midnight or earlier

[ chapbook ]

Designed for the occasion by Haley HUGHES for all guests, who are all invited.

[ at Gowanus Studio Space ]

166 7th Street, Brooklyn, 11215

Ana BOZICEVIC is the author of Stars of the Night Commute (Tarpaulin Sky Press) and the brand new Rise in the Fall (Birds, LLC). She flirts with knowledge at The Graduate Center, CUNY, where she helps run the Annual Chapbook Festival, Lost&Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, and the Transculturations Seminar. On some days, Ana is a translator; on all, a troubadour.

Julian Talamantez BROLASKI is the author of Advice for Lovers (City Lights 2012), gowanus atropolis (Ugly Duckling Presse 2011), and co-editor of NO GENDER: Reflections on the Life & Work of kari edwards (Litmus Press / Belladonna Books 2009). Julian lives in Brooklyn where xe is an editor at Litmus Press and plays country music with Juan & the Pines (

Bianca STONE is a poet and visual artist. She is the author of several chapbooks, most recently I Saw The Devil With His Needlework (Argos Books), and the poetry-comic I Want To Open The Mouth God Gave You, Beautiful Mutant (Factory Hollow Press). Stone is the editor of Monk Books, a small press that publishes limited-edition chapbooks of poetry and art, and is also a regular contributor for The The Poetry Blog. Her poems have appeared in such magazines as Best American Poetry 2011, Conduit, Crazyhorse, and Tin House. Stone collaborated with Anne Carson on Antigonick (2012), a new kind of comic book and translation. She lives in Brooklyn with her boyfriend, poet Ben Pease, and their cat.

Alex WATERMAN is a founding member of the Plus Minus Ensemble, based in Brussels and London, specializing in avant-garde and experimental music. In New York he performs with the Either/Or Ensemble. Alex has worked with musicians such as Robert Ashley, Richard Barrett, Helmut Lachenmann, Keith Rowe, Marina Rosenfeld, Anthony Coleman, Elliot Sharp, Ned Rothenberg, Gerry Hemingway, David Watson, Chris Mann, Alison Knowles, Thomas Meadowcroft, and Michael Finnissy. Waterman has made music for numerous European ballet and modern dance companies including Freiburg Ballett/Pretty Ugly, Scapino Ballet, Nederland Dans Theater III, and others. Alex is presently working on his PhD in musicology at NYU as well as writing a book about the composer Robert Ashley with the designer and writer Will Holder.

Haley HUGHES’ paintings and sculptures create a new mythology for our contemporary society. In a time of collapse, the artist exposes personal conflict and the politically diabolical. Through colorful and complex patterning, narrative, and references to potent historical texts and images such as the illuminated manuscript, the global struggle for humanity is envisioned by questioning morality at the precipice. Hughes uses acrylic, oil, gouache, and inks, carves wooden sculptures, and makes assemblages. She is a self-taught artist and has shown in multiple galleries in New York and California.

Nicole REBER DJed her first party in the 7th grade when she made a mix CD for an ice cream social. She spends most of her lunch breaks making collages and has made a habit of successfully smuggling her Xacto knife through TSA security checkpoints. She is currently working on a set of poems inspired by a recent backpacking trip across Eastern Europe. You can follow her at

KelSo Beer Company of Brooklyn generously sponsored this event.

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

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166 7th Street, Ground Floor
Brooklyn, NY, 11215