MMM Press authors archived at The Joe Milford Poetry Show
10/2/10 (Sat.) 7:00-8:30 pm | Reading/interview by Rebecca Foust, author of All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song, is archived here.
Sept. 11, Thurs. 6-8 p.m. MMM returns to the Cornelia Street Cafe, 212-989-9319, at 29 Cornelia St., Greenwich Village, 10014, NY
Renato Rosaldo is the author of two award-winning poetry collections, Diego Luna's Insider Tips (Many Mountains Moving Press Award) and Prayer to Spider Woman/Rezo a la Mujer Araña (American Book Award). The Day of Shelly’s Death: The Poetry and Ethnography of Grief (Duke University Press, 2013) is his first book of antropoesía or "ethnographic poetry." Rosaldo is a Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and past president of the American Ethnological Society. He is also the author of Culture and Truth and Ilongot Headhunting, 1883–1974.
Alison Stone is the author of Dangerous Enough (Presa Press 2014), From the Fool to the World (Parallel Press 2012), Borrowed Logic (Dancing Girl Press), and They Sing at Midnight, winner of the 2003 Many Mountains Moving Press Poetry Book Award. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Barrow Street, Poet Lore etc. She has been awarded Poetry’s Frederick Bock Prize and New York Quarterly’s Madeline Sadin award. She is also a painter and the creator of The Stone Tarot. A licensed psychotherapist, she has private practices in NYC and Nyack. She is currently editing an anthology of poems on the Persephone/Demeter myth.
Jeffrey Ethan Lee’s dramatic poetry book, identity papers (Ghost Road Press, 2006), was a 2006 Colorado Book Award finalist. His first full-length poetry book was invisible sister (Many Mountains Moving Press, 2004). He won the 2002 Sow’s Ear Poetry Chapbook prize for The Sylf (2003), and towards euphoria was the co-winner of the editor’s poetry chapbook prize from Seven Kitchens Press (2012). He created identity papers (audio CD) for Drimala Records, published Strangers in a Homeland (chapbook with Ashland Poetry Press, 2001), and poems, stories and essays in North American Review, Xconnect, Crab Orchard Review, Crazyhorse, Many Mountains Moving, Crosscurrents, American Poetry Review. He has a Ph.D. in British Romanticism and an MFA from NYU. He became the director, editor and publisher of the MMM Press after the founder had to resign after 2004 for health reasons.
Thaddeus Rutkowski is the author of the novels Haywire (Starcherone/Dzanc), Tetched (Behler Publications) and Roughhouse (Kaya Press). All three books were finalists for an Asian American Literary Award, and Haywire won the Members' Choice Award, given by members of the Asian American Writers Workshop. He received a 2012 fiction writing fellowship from NYFA. His stories and poems have been nominated seven times for a Pushcart Prize. He has been the fiction editor of the literary journal Many Mountains Moving since 2007. He is a one-time winner of the Nuyorican Poets Café Friday slam, the Poetry Versus Comedy slam at the Bowery Poetry Club, and the Syracuse poetry slam. He was selected to read in the former home of East German President Erich Honecker in Berlin. He has been a featured reader in Budapest, Hong Kong, London and Paris, as well as in a number of U.S. cities.