No Tokens Issue #7 Launch — Featuring Brittany Ackerman, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Emma Copley Eisenberg, Laura Cresté, Jess Feldman, Polly Duff Kertis, Joan Larkin, Laura Marris, Echo Pane, Nicole Sealey, Dizz Tate, & Hubert Vigilla

No Tokens Issue #7 Launch — Featuring Brittany Ackerman, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Emma Copley Eisenberg, Laura Cresté, Jess Feldman, Polly Duff Kertis, Joan Larkin, Laura Marris, Echo Pane, Nicole Sealey, Dizz Tate, & Hubert Vigilla

Tuesday May 22, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

28 Adams Street (Corner of Adams & Water Street across from the Archway)
Brooklyn , NY 11201

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No Tokens Issue #7 Launch Party!
Please join us to celebrate the work and the artists we’re privileged enough to showcase. If you aren’t in the area, send your New York friends our way. Friends of friends are also most welcome. We will have beverages, cake, issues, totes, tees and the following geniuses of No Tokens past and present on the mic.


About the Readers.

Kayleb Rae CandrilliKayleb Rae Candrilli

Kayleb Rae Candrilli is author of What Runs Over with YesYes Books, which is a 2017 finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in transgender poetry. Candrilli is published or forthcoming in TriQuarterly Review, Boston Review, Bettering American Poetry, and many others. They serve as an assistant poetry editor for BOAAT Press and hold an MFA and an MLIS from the University of Alabama. Candrilli lives in Philadelphia with their partner.










Emma Copley EisenbergEmma Copley Eisenberg

Emma Copley Eisenberg is a writer of fiction and nonfiction based in West Philadelphia with work in places like Granta, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House, AGNI, The Los Angeles Review of Books, American Short Fiction, Electric Literature Recommended Reading, ZYZZYVA, The New Republic, and more. She’s the recipient of fellowships and residencies from the Tin House Summer Workshop, the Elizabeth George Foundation, Lambda Literary, the Carey Institute for the Global Good, and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. Her first book, THE THIRD RAINBOW GIRL, is forthcoming from Hachette Books in 2020.









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Laura Cresté

Laura Cresté holds an MFA in Poetry from NYU and a BA from Bennington College. She is the winner of Breakwater Review’s 2016 Peseroff Prize, and her work has appeared in Tinderbox, Powder Keg, Phantom, and Bodega.











Jess FeldmanJess Feldman

Jess Feldman’s poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming in Bennington Review, Sixth Finch, Radar Poetry, and Nightjar Review. Her manuscript ‘Call It A Premonition’ was chosen by Zachary Schomburg as winner of the 2015 BOAAT Winter Chapbook Competition. Jess is co-curator of the Brooklyn poetry reading series, Broken Bells.











Polly Duff KertisPolly Duff Kertis

Polly Duff Kertis’s writing has appeared in Tin House, The Literary Review, The Collagist, The Brooklyn Rail, and other journals. She is the author of two chapbooks of translation, OLD GUS EATS (Publishing Genius, 2012) and MIRROR POEMS (O’Clock Press, 2012). She lives with her husband and two kids, and teaches English at a private high school in Brooklyn.





Joan Larkin photo by John Masterson copyJoan Larkin

Joan Larkin’s most recent collections are Blue Hanuman and My Body: New and Selected Poems, both published by Hanging Loose. A teacher for many decades, Joan has taught at Brooklyn College, Sarah Lawrence, and Smith, among others. Her honors include the Shelley Memorial Award and the Academy of American Poets Fellowship.











Laura MarrisLaura Marris

Laura Marris is a writer and translator. Her work has appeared in The Cortland Review, The Volta, Asymptote, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. She is a MacDowell Colony fellow and the Programs Manager at the Favorite Poem Project. She and Rosmarie Waldrop recently translated Paol Keineg’s Triste Tristan and Other Poems, which is forthcoming from Burning Deck Press.










Echo PaneEcho Pane

Echo Pane is a 2015 Lambda Literary Fellow. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House; Cosmonauts Avenue; and Still. She holds an MFA in Fiction from New York University and is a bookseller at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn. Follow her on Instagram @echopane.











Nicole Sealey photo by Rachel Eliza GriffithsNicole Sealey

Born in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. and raised in Apopka, Florida, Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast, finalist for the 2018 PEN Open Book Award, and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the 2015 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her other honors include a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant, the Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from The American Poetry Review, a Daniel Varoujan Award and the Poetry International Prize, as well as fellowships from CantoMundo, Cave Canem, MacDowell Colony and the Poetry Project. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming to Best American Poetry 2018, The New Yorker, The New York Times and elsewhere. Nicole holds an MLA in Africana studies from the University of South Florida and an MFA in creative writing from New York University. She is the executive director at Cave Canem Foundation and the 2018-2019 Doris Lippman Visiting Poet at The City College of New York.







Dizz TateDizz Tate

Dizz Tate is a writer currently living in London, after growing up in Orlando, Florida. She has been previously published in the Wrong Quarterly, Arachne Press, and Femmeuary. In 2017, she was featured in 3:am magazine, No Tokens Journal,and Corda. Her pamphlet, Nowhere to go but back again, was published in 2018 with the Goldsmiths Press. She is currently working on her first novel, Stillness, which deals with grief, loss and spiritualism in a small Florida town.










Hubert VigillaHubert Vigilla

Hubert Vigilla’s fiction has appeared in No Tokens, The Normal School, Territory, Mud Season Review, and Long Story, Short. He received his MFA from The New School and was a recipient of the Center for Fiction’s 2017 Emerging Writers Fellowship. He is currently completing a short story collection and at work on a novella and a musical.


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