Thursday, December 4, 2008

Cinco Puntos Press at the INDIE BOOKFAIR in NYC, BYRDS at Poetry Project at St. Mark's


This weekend--Saturday and Sunday, December 6th and 7th--Cinco Puntos Press will be exhibiting at the 21st Annual Indie and Small Press Book Fair, thanks to their generosity and support. The 2-day celebration takes place at the New York Center for Independent Presses at 20 West 44th Street. Artist and writer Youme Landowne, creator of the graphic memoir Pitch Black about life and art in the subway tunnels of NYC, will be at our booth both days, and on Sunday she'll be reading and talking about Pitch Black.

Also coming by our booth will be Cuban artist Mauricio Trenard, illustrator of Joe Hayes' collection of Cuban stories, Dance, Nana, Dance / Baila, Nana, Dance


and Christopher Cardinale, illustrator for our upcoming graphic novel Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush, a realization of Luis Alberto Urrea's story of the same name.


On Wednesday night, 8pm, December 10, The Poetry Project has invited co-publishers Lee and Bobby Byrd to read at St Mark's. Lee will be reading from her novel Riley's Fire and Bobby will be reading new poems and from his most recent book White Panties, Dead Friends & Other Bits and Pieces of Love. Cinco Puntos friends Eileen Myles and Elinor Nauen will be there reading their favorite selections from Harvey Goldner's The Resurrection of Bert Ringold.

It'd be great to see friends of Cinco Puntos!

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