When You Say One Thing But Mean Your Mother

Poet Melissa Broder is releasing her first book of poetry February 7 through Ampersand Press, entitled When You Say One Thing But Mean Your Mother. Publishers Weekly just reviewed it and said, ”This debut from Broder…is as funny and hip as it is disturbing…These poems are also quirkily compassionate…sexy, and at times even gross…Throughout, Broder searches for a place to stand, and for an object for her considerable sympathies. This is a bright and unusual debut.” She’s doing a series of reading throughout the New York and Philly areas, and the book is available through Amazon. Having not yet read it, I can only say that knowing what I do of her, I anticipate it greatly.

Sunday, February 7, 2010, 4.00
Polestar Poetry Series at CakeShop
152 Ludlow (bet. Stanton & Rivington), NY, NY

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Friday, February 12, 2010, 7 PM  at The Gryphon, 105 West Lancaster Ave. Wayne, PA

Sunday, February 14, 2010, 4 PM  at Raven Lounge, 1718 Sansom Street, Philadelphia

Thursday, February 18, 2010, 7:30 PM  at Literary Death Match at Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery (bet. Bleeker & Houston), NY, NY

Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 7:30 PM  at Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, 549 West 52nd St. (@ 11th Ave.), NY, NY

Monday, March 1, 2010, 7 PM at KGB Poetry Series at KGB Bar, 85 e. 4th St. (bet. Bowery & 2nd Ave.), NY, NY

Friday, March 12, 2010, 7 PM  at Pete’s Big Poetry Series at Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY

Friday, March 26, 2010, 7 PM  at The Stain of Poetry at Goodbye Blue Monday, 1087 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY

Friday, April 16, 2010, 7 PM  at Earshot at Rose Live Music, 345 Grand Street (bet. Havemeyer & Marcy), Brooklyn, NY

One Comment

  1. Posted January 28, 2010 at 7:24 pm | Permalink

    Very cool, Melissa Broder! I mean, Mother.

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