Friday, December 23, 2011

Happy Holidays from Three Rooms Press

Happy Holidays 
and may all your dreams come true in 2012!

Best wishes,
The Editors
Three Rooms Press

Enjoy the holidays and get ready for 2012. Three Rooms Press has big plans for 2012, including the release of On and Off Bass, a photo-memoir by premier punk rock bassist Mike Watt, and new poetry books by Kat Georges, Hala Alyan, Robert Gibbons and the fifth edition of Maintenant, a journal of contemporary dada literature and art. Plus we’ll be releasing our first of many e-books, and developing a whole new genre of digital publications. So stay tuned and enjoy!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Poets Stephen Caratzas & Henrikje Stanze shine at Son of a Pony Friday 12/16

Three Rooms Press 
and Cornelia Street Cafe
Poetry Reading Series

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011, 6 pm
Featured poet: Stephen Caratzas
Spotlight poet: Henrikje Stanze
PLUS NYC's Sensational Open POETRY Mike
Hosted by Kat Georges

STEPHEN CARATZAS is a writer, visual artist and musician living in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. His poetry has appeared in Terra Incognita, the tiny, Maintenant 5 and many other print and online journals. His band, Gert Fröbe, is currently working on an album tentatively entitled "I Will." He has worked as a legal proofreader, financial journalist and content strategist and spent 15 years playing guitar in a dozen or so New York-based rock bands. His poetry is inspired by the work of William S. Burroughs, Lou Reed, Bukowski and David Lynch. 

HENRIKJE STANZE is a poet and performer based in Hanover, Germany. She is also an assistant professor of nursing science, and a leading figure for the Alzheimers Poetry Project in Germany. She is working on a thesis to prove that poetry can improve the quality of life for Alzheimers patients and reduce their need for medication. Her poetry is sharp and incisive, with a strong emotional current. This reading marks her U.S. debut.

The featured reading follows the renowned Son of a Pony open reading at the cafe, hosted and curated by Kat Georges. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.;  open reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $7, which includes a free drink.  

Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, between W. 4th Street & Bleecker, just around the corner from the W. 4th Street subway station. Phone: 212-989-9319.