great weather for MEDIA Presents: Aimee Herman, Steve Dalachinsky and Sergio Satélite
Hosted by Thomas Fucaloro
Plus open mic
Free event but donations appreciated to support cafe.
ETG Book Cafe is a 10-15 minute walk from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal
Poet /collagist Steve Dlachinsky was born in Brooklyn after the last big war and has managed to survive lots of little wars. He is the recipient of an Acker Award for poetry and in 2014 was honored with a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture. In addition, his collection The Final Nite (Ugly Duckling Presse) won the PEN Oakland National Book Award. Other books include Where Night and Day Become One (great weather for MEDIA, 2018), Fool’s Gold (Feral Press), A Superintendent’s Eyes (Unbearable Books /Autonomedia), Flying Home (Paris Lit Up) in collaboration with German visual artist Sig Bang Schmidt, The Invisible Ray (Overpass Books) with artwork by Shalom Neuman, and Frozen Heatwave (Luna Bisonte Prods) in collaboration with Yuko Otomo, Dalachinsky’s audio CDs include The Fallout of Dreams with Dave Liebman and Richie Beirach and ec(H)o-system with the French art-rock group, The Snobs. His most recent release is With Shelter Gone, a limited-edition vinyl LP on the German label Psych.KG.
Aimee Herman is a Brooklyn-based poet and performance artist looking to disembowel the architecture of gender and what it means to queer the body. Find Aimee's poems in the anthology Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books, 2013), in the full-length collections meant to wake up feeling (great weather for MEDIA, 2014) and to go without blinking (BlazeVOX books, 2012), and the recent chapbook rooted (dancing girl press). Aimee is an adjunct professor at Bronx Community College, a faculty member with Poetry Teachers NYC, and a writing mentor/workshop facilitator for the Red Umbrella Project through their memoir writing drop-in classes specifically for those in the sex trades. Aimee was recently mentioned in Witty Bitches list of "Potent Female Artists You Should Know, Now." Read more at aimeeherman.wordpress.com.
Born in Santo Domingo, Sergio G. Satélite moved to New York City in his mid-teens to become a Calvinist preacher, an undocumented mime, a factory worker, a Spanish interpreter and a student of analytic philosophy. Examples of his work can be found in LiVE MAG!, Local Knowledge, Breadcrumbs Mag, and the great weather for MEDIA anthology, Suitcase of Chrysanthemums.