Friday, May 30, 2008

A preview of the writers and musicians slated for June 18th TNY series!

Join us again for an evening of fiction, poetry, music, beer and good food at Modern Formations Gallery in Garfield! The cover is $4. The program begins at 8 p.m. Here is June's line-up!

Julie Albright is a fiction writer living in Friendship. She also owns The Writing Studio, where she provides individual tutoring, editing services, and summer creative writing camp for kids.

Savannah Schroll Guz is an art critic for Pittsburgh City Paper and writes a monthly column on newly released reference guides for Library Journal. She is author of The Famous & The Anonymous (2004) and editor of the theme-based fiction anthology, Consumed: Women on Excess (2005). She is currently at work on a novel.

Jerome ‘Rev Rome’ Crooks was raised in Buffalo, NY and Deep Creek, VA. Twleve years ago he moved to Pittsburgh, where he served as poet laureate of South Oakland for severn years. He currently lives in Shadyside and is finishing work on “The Moment I Feared”, his first manuscript.

Raymond Morin came to Pittsburgh in 2005, and quickly started the seminal Sort Of Records CD-R label. He performs mostly acoustic and fingerstyle guitar music, inspired by the British Folk Revival of the 1960s, and by more modern lo-fi fare. He is a member of Pairdown, The Instances, and David Bernabo’s Assembly.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Some images from the May 21st event!
...and stay tuned for details on the June 18th event!

Renee Alberts reads from her forthcoming poetry chapbook.
Brendan Kerr reads three chapters from a new novel-in-progress, based on the the people who are rooted and those who are mobile in small-town West Virginia.

Kurt Garrison of The Plat Maps sings "Three Mile Island".

Megan Williams, the other half of The Plat Maps, accompanies Kurt with back-up vocals and amazing lyrical violin work.