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Dear fool-hearted lovers & aesthetic geniuses,
come burn some flesh w/ us at

the Cannibal Birthday Party
(three years old)

poets from Cannibal: Issue Three
Phil Cordelli, Jeff Encke & Andrew Hughes

& Cannibal Books authors
Melanie Hubbard
(Gilbi Winco Swags), Ben Mazer (The Foundations of Poetry Mathematics) & Bronwen Tate (My Proust Vocabulary, forthcoming 2008)

Saturday, February 2nd 6 PM
Jimmy’s No. 43 Stage
43 East 7th Street, NYC
btwn. 2nd & 3rd Aves.

Cannibal & Cannibal Books will be on hand at the reading, as well as at our AWP table, at discounted prices.

Phil Cordelli lives in New York City where he has been strictly obeying the alternate-side parking restrictions. He is also an editor at Ugly Duckling Presse. His poetry can be found in a bunch of places, but mostly his apartment.

Jeff Encke, author of Most Wanted: A Gamble in Verse, has published poems in Barrow Street, Black Warrior Review, Colorado Review, Fence, Octopus, Tarpaulin Sky, Typo, and elsewhere. He received a Templeton Lectureship in 2001 through Columbia University’s Program in Narrative Medicine, where he taught literature and creative writing while completing his doctorate in English. He now lives in Seattle.

Melanie Hubbard lives in Ruskin, FL, with her family. Recently the recipient of an NEH fellowship, she has spent the past year completing a scholarly book on Emily Dickinson's poems in relation to developments in philosophy and linguistic theory, the invention of photography and the discovery of electricity, and changes in rhetoric, editorial theory, and popular manuscript activity. She also writes personal essays, commentaries, book reviews, and features for the St. Petersburg Times. Poems can be found in Typo, Swink, Fence, Cab/Net, horse less review, and Cannibal.

Andrew Hughes divides his time between NYC and Vermont. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Forklift, Ohio; Cannibal; Spell; Octopus; Can We Have Our Ball Back; and others.

Ben Mazer is the author of The Foundations of Poetry Mathematics (Cannibal Books) Johanna Poems (Cy Gist Press) and White Cities (Barbara Matteau Editions). He is the editor of Landis Everson’s Everything Preserved: Poems 1955-2005 (Graywolf) and The Complete Poems of John Crowe Ransom (forthcoming from Handsel/Norton). He is a contributing editor to Fulcrum.

Bronwen Tate is the author of Souvenirs (Dusie Chapbook Kollektiv, 2007). She received an MFA from Brown University and is currently pursuing a PhD in Comparative Literature at Stanford University, where she also edits Mantis: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism, and Translation. Recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in LIT, CapGun, Foursquare, The Cultural Society, and Octopus.

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