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Michael Gessner Upcoming Readings


Michael Gessner will read from his work at the follow events:
"Changing Hands," in Phoenix will be Friday, December 2, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., a solo reading.
This is the "Changing Hands" page, however, the post for the reading isn't up yet. They post about a month prior. http://www.changinghands.com/page/chb-nov2011
Tucson Festival of Books at the University of Arizona
scheduled for Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 1:00 PM in the Kiva Room with Jefferson Carter and Meg Files.  http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/author/list
Poems of Michael Gessner have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and as finalists for “Discovery”/The Nation , and the Pablo Neruda Award. Beast Book is his fourth poetry title. His work has been featured in American Letters & Commentary, American Literary Review, The Journal of The American Medical Association, Oxford Magazine, and others. He has read at University College Dublin, and the American-Irish Historical Society (NYC.) His work has been called “Striking,” (David Barber, The Atlantic,) and “Structurally ingenious,” (Jonathan Galassi, Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) He lives in Tucson.



Book Information:

· Paperback: 104 pages
· Binding: Perfect-Bound
· Publisher: BlazeVOX [books] 
· ISBN: 978-1-60964-002-6


Beast Book
Check out Michael's other book: 

ARTIFICIAL LIFE  by Michael Gessner


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The Big Move and a lot of BlazeVOX books news

The Big Move and a lot of BlazeVOX books news

Hip Hip Hurray! We made the move to Inwood Place and all is well. It has been a wild time for both Donna and I; but somehow we managed to get everything in here and get back to a sense of normalcy. Here is the new address!


Geoffrey Gatza

BlazeVOX [books]

76 Inwood Pl

Buffalo, NY 14209


But in the time it took to get the piled up work in order and our life in boxes we had a lot of great news take place. Reviews, award nominations, and a newly named poet laureate! So hurray on everyone! 

New Reviews and News of a lot of BlazeVOX [books]



CUNTIONARY/Repent at Your Leisure (or The Folklore of Hell)

By Benjamin L. Perez

Reviewed on bookslut.com:



Buy the book here:




Under the Sky They Lit Cities by Travis Cebula

Reviewed at Tarpaulin Sky



Buy the book here:




The Paris Poems by Suzanne Burns



Buy the book here:




Multiverse by Michael Smith

Reviewed at The Pedestal Magazine



Buy the book here:




Sally Ashton is the poet laureate of Santa Clara County



Check out her book, Some Odd Afternoon here






Stacia Fleegal interviewed on Milwaukee Public Radio about her books, and her new BlazeVOX title, Versus. Of interest one of the interviewers is a BlazeVOX contributor, Ed Makowski!



The radio interview with Ed Makowski is going to air next Wed, March 16th, from 11 AM to 12 noon EST, at this link: http://www.wuwm.com/programs/lake_effect/index.php.

It will also be archived to listen to later, and available as a podcast.


Pre-Order Versus by Stacia Fleegal here:





Aaron Belz at AEM's 7th Annual

Evening of Arts & Entertainment




Check out his book, The Bird Hoverer here:




Mark Wallace Reading Dates 

For his new novel, The Quarry and the Lot


CSU San Bernardino, May 12

Philadelphia May 21

D.C. May 24

NYC probably May 28.


Pre-order the book here:






Also, we might have been nominated for an Indie Bookseller Choice Award. Hip Hip Hurray and Congratulations, maybe :-)

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