Le Chat Noir Presents . . .

October 27, 2011
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Le Chat Noir Presents :

Colin Dodds’ writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal Online, Folio, Explosion-Proof, Block Magazine, The Architect’s Newspaper, The Main Street Rag, The Reno News & Review and Lungfull! Magazine. Two of his poetry collections — “The Last Man on the Moon” and “The Blue Blueprint” — are available from Medium Rare Publishing.One of his screenplays, “Refreshment – A Tragedy,” was named a semi-finalist in the 2010 American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest. Norman Mailer once wrote that Dodds’writing showed “something that very few writers have: a species of inner talent that owes very little to other people.” Dodd’s latest novel, “Another Broken Wizard,” has just been released and is available online. He currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife Samantha.

Eugenia Leigh is a Korean-American poet who holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. She is a Kundiman Fellow whose poems have appeared in North American Review, The Collagist, Lantern Review and Best New Poets 2010, among other publications. Eugenia’s first manuscript was a finalist for the 2011 National Poetry Series.

William Martin sometimes writes short fiction and is based in Brooklyn. He most recently worked as a news reporter and magazine writer in the pacific U.S. territory of Guam before relocating to New York. Martin was born and raised in the outskirts of Atlanta and has a short story slated for publication in the next Le Chat Noir collection, “Drinking With Papa Legba.”

Rachel Herman-Gross is a native of Buffalo. She is a working member of both The Poetry Brothel and The Drunken Sailors, where she serves as a contributing editor. Most recently, she served as a liaison for The Poetry Society of New York, which hosted the first NYC-wide poetry festival this past summer on Governor’s Island. She has been published in Release, Types of Screws, The Porthole, Stretching Panties, and Pax Americana.

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