Monday, July 13, 2009

To tide you over until our next reading event, The New Yinzer will be participating Pittsburgh's Small Press Festival on Saturday, July 18th and Sunday, July 19th. Not only will we be sharing a table with good friends Speed & Briscoe, several Yinzers will be participants in panel dicsussions that will take place on both days. Check this line up:

Saturday, July 18 @ 1 p.m. - Small Press, Big Impact?* (followed by Karen Lillis' presentation on the smallpresspittsburgh wiki)
Panelists: Adam Atkinson (Open Thread), Hattie Fletcher (Creative Nonfiction), Savannah Guz (author & Yinzer), Karen Lillis (LDP Distro, smallpresspittsburgh, Words Like Kudzu, author), and Scott Silsbe (The New Yinzer)

Saturday, July 18 @ 2 p.m. - Starting a Small Press or Literary Organization
Panelists: Adam Atkinson (Open Thread), Kris Collins (The New Yinzer), Sue Rumbaugh (The Diner Divas), and Edward Simon (Thirty First Bird Review and Press)

Sunday, July 19 @ 4 p.m. - Women in Publishing
Panelists: Nikki Allen (poet & Yinzer), Margaret Bashaar and Laura Davis (Weave Magazine), and Mary Biddinger (Barn Owl Review)

And on JULY 31st!
The New Yinzer will be celebrating 1970s literature and music on July 31st. Join a nattily clad Gore Vidal impersonator at Brillobox at 8 p.m. on July 31st, and celebrate literature and music with the Yinzers!

Also, stay tuned for bios of the readers featured in the next TNY Presents event, which takes place on August 19th!! We'll coming back from summer hiatus with a vengence, kids.