December MIXER at Our Wicked Lady
Entry Requirements: 21+
Mixer Reading and Music Series Wednesday, December 13, 7:00 p.m., FREE with readings by Adam Giannelli Ada Calhoun Nathan McClain Rob Sheffield and music by Anna Copa Cabanna with your hosts, Michelle Campagna, Rebecca Keith, and Melissa Febos Our Wicked Lady 153 Morgan Avenue (corner of Morgan and Messerole) Bushwick, Brooklyn L to Morgan or treat yourself to cab! https://www.facebook.com/Mixerreadings @MIXERseries
Adam Giannelli is the author of Tremulous Hinge (University of Iowa Press, 2017), winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, and the translator of a selection of prose poems by Marosa di Giorgio, Diadem (BOA Editions, 2012). His poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, Yale Review, FIELD, and elsewhere. He is a doctoral candidate in literature and creative writing at the University of Utah.
Ada Calhoun is the author of two books published by W.W. Norton & Co.: the New York history St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street (2015) and the essay collection Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give (2017). She has also collaborated on a dozen other books for major publishers, including several New York Times bestsellers.
Nathan McClain is the author of Scale (Four Way Books, 2017), the recipient of the 2017 Gregory Pardlo Fellowship from The Frost Place, and a graduate of Warren Wilson's MFA Program for Writers. A Cave Canem fellow, his poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Callaloo, Ploughshares, Broadsided, The Southeast Review, Tinderbox, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches creative writing at Drew University.
Rob Sheffield is a columnist for Rolling Stone, where he has been writing about music, TV, and pop culture since 1997. He is the New York Times best-selling author of five books, including Love Is A Mix Tape, Talking To Girls About Duran: One Young Man’s Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut, and Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love and Karaoke. His most recent books (both from Dey Street) are On Bowie and Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World. He lives in Brooklyn.
Anna Copa Cabanna is, according to Time Out, the "Always Entertaining" Australian showgirl icon who has performed her choreography, played her xylophone, and rollerskated in venues around the world. She was the face and twirling body of THE DEBASER on The Pixies "Doolittle Tour", sings in an ACDC cover band, a 20s vaudeville Act, a German Polka Band, and The celebrated Loser's Lounge. Anna was recently named one of "10 offbeat artists keeping the old, weird New York alive" by Flavorpill along with Yoko Ono and Bill Cunningham, and, says The New Yorker, she "really draws the audience to her" with her voracious voice and fabulous imagination.