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DUMBO Improvement District, Vol. 1 Brooklyn,
and The powerHouse Arena invite you to
a BEA party


with readings by
Alice Gregory
Nicole Sealey
Leigh Stein

Tuesday, June 5, 7-10 pm
Drinks will be served

The powerHouse Arena · 37 Main Street (corner of Water & Main St.) · DUMBO, Brooklyn
For more information, please call 718.666.3049

Come celebrate BEA's New York Book Week in DUMBO! We're lucky enough to have some of NYC's best indie publishers and literary organizations within walking distance. Join n+1, Verso Books, Melville House, and Cave Canem for an evening of readings and mingling. Beer and wine will be served.

About the readers:

For n + 1
Alice Gregory
is a writer living in New York. Her work has appeared in n+1, New York, the Poetry Foundation, and the Boston Globe.

For Verso Books
J. Hoberman
served as the senior film critic at The Village Voice from 1988 to 2012. He has taught at Harvard, NYU, and Cooper Union, and is the author of eleven books, including Film After Film, Bridge of Light, The Red Atlantis, and The Dream Life.

For Cave Canem
Nicole Sealey
, an Afro-Latina poet who was born in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., and raised in Central Florida, is a Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, and Squaw Valley alumna. Selected by D.A. Powell for inclusion in Best New Poets 2011 and a finalist for the 2011 Third Coast Poetry Prize, Nicole Sealey's poems have appeared in the Harvard Review, Third Coast, and Callaloo, among others.

For Melville House
Leigh Stein
, a former New Yorker staffer and frequent contributor to its "Book Bench" blog, has had poetry published in numerous journals, been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and is the recipient of Poets & Writers Magazine's Amy Award. She lives in Brooklyn, where she works in children's publishing and teaches musical theater to elementary school students. Her book of poetry Dispatch from the Future will be available summer 2012.

Beer made possible by a generous donation from Brooklyn Brewery.

For more information, please contact Lena Valencia, Events Coordinator:
powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
tel: 718.666.3049 fax: 212.366.5247 email: