Please join us on Saturday, February 6 at 4pm for a poetry reading by Wayne Koestenbaum, Christian Schlegel and Rebecca Wolff.
Wayne Koestenbaum has published seventeen books of poetry, criticism, and fiction, including The Pink Trance Notebooks, My 1980s & Other Essays, Hotel Theory, Best-Selling Jewish Porn Films, Andy Warhol, Humiliation, Jackie Under My Skin, and The Queen’s Throat (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist). His next book, Notes on Glaze: 18 Photographic Investigations, will be published in Spring 2016. Koestenbaum’s first solo exhibition took place at White Columns gallery in New York in 2012; a survey of his paintings appeared at the Art Museum of the University of Kentucky in 2015. He has given musical performances at The Kitchen, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He has taught at Yale (in the English department as well as in the School of Art’s painting department), and is a Distinguished Professor of English at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
Christian Schlegel was born and raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. He studied German at Princeton and received an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His first book, Honest James, was published by The Song Cave in 2015. He is an English PhD student and lives in Somerville, MA.
Rebecca Wolff is the author of four books of poems, one novel, one chapbook, and numerous pieces of occasional prose. She is the founding editor of Fence, a small press publishing books and a biannual journal, and is a fellow at the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany.
DANDY: Duncan Hannah, Richard Kern, Wayne Koestenbaum, Cotter Luppi, Bob Mizer, Jim Richard, Erik Schoonebeek
Image: Wayne Koestenbaum, The Rise of the Dandy, 2015, mixed media, 48” x 36”