Sept 12: Heinowitz, Laynor, Davisson

Cole Heinowitz is the author of two books of poetry, Daily Chimera (Incommunicado Press, 1995) and The Rubicon (The Rest Press, 2008), and the chapbook, Stunning in Muscle Hospital (Detour Press, 2002). Her poems have appeared in journals including Fence, The Poker, The Brooklyn Rail, HOW2, Canwehaveourballback, 6X6, Factorial!, Highway Robbery, and Mirage 4 Period(ical). Her book-length study, Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest will appear from Edinburgh University Press in December 2009. Cole is Assistant Professor of Literature at Bard College.

Ian Davisson is a Masters student at Temple University. His work has appeared both online and in print in places like Fence, word for/word, The Denver Quarterly, and Lamination Colony. He lives in Rittenhouse with all the lawyers and investment bankers, and cleans up after their children at the Lombard Swim Club.

Gregory Laynor is an academic poet, currently at Temple University. His reading of Gertrude Stein's The Making of Americans appears on UbuWeb.


Aug 29: Lucy & Olsen

Geoffrey Olsen is the author of End Notebook (Petrichord Books). He lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and works at the Cooper Union.

Patrick Lucy is a member of the New Philadelphia Poets, a group committed to advancing poetry, space and community in Philadelphia. His work has appeared recently in the Corduroy Mtn and Ink Node (featured). His chapbook, WILLIAM, is forthcoming from Con/Crescent Press. Patrick's disembodied press & blog, _Catch/Confetti, produces poetry ephemera and comment. He lives in Fishtown and runs a web development company called Nimblelight.


The New Season

Chapter and Verse will kick up again on August 29th, 2009 at 8pm, and there will be a reading every other Saturday throughout the Fall. More details soon.