Book Launch Party for Lewis Warsh & Fellow Ugly Duckling Presse Authors

We recently posted about the publication of a new collection of poems, Alien Abduction, from Professor Lewis Warsh (English).

We are now pleased to note that the publisher, Ugly Duckling Presse, has announced its Spring Book Launch, celebrating the release of Leslie Allison’s Martha, Filip Marinovich’s Wolfman Librarian, and Warsh’s Alien Abduction. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
177 North 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211

LESLIE ALLISON is a writer and performer. She composes choral music for performance collaborations with Francis Weiss Rabkin. Her dance and poetry criticism can be found in HTML Giant and The Brooklyn Rail, and her band Cross released its debut album, It’s Curtains, earlier this year. Martha (Spring 2015, Ugly Duckling Press) is her first chapbook. More info at

FILIP MARINOVICH is the author of Zero Readership and And If You Don’t Go Crazy I’ll Meet You Here Tomorrow, both published by Ugly Duckling Presse. In Fall 2011 Filip served as librarian at The People’s Library at Occupy Wall Street and worked with Stephen Boyer as co-compiler of The Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology as well as performing in the weekly Poetry Assembly. Read more about Wolfman Librarian, his third book of poetry, here:

LEWIS WARSH is the author of over thirty volumes of poetry, fiction and autobiography, including One Foot Out the Door: Collected Stories (Spuyten Duyvil, 2014), A Place in the Sun (Spuyten Duyvil, 2014) and Inseparable: Poems 1995-2005 (Granary Books, 2008). He is co-editor of The Angel Hair Anthology (Granary Books, 2001) and editor and publisher of United Artists Books. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council of the Arts, The Poet’s Foundation and The Fund for Poetry. He has taught at Naropa University, The Poetry Project, SUNY Albany and Long Island University (Brooklyn), where he was director of the MFA program in creative writing from 2007-2013 and where he currently teaches. He lives in Manhattan and in Western Massachusetts. Read more about Alien Abduction here:


soccerposeur said...

Thanks for posting this! The library is now buying chapbooks for the new zine, chapbook, and pamphlet special collection! Let us know what you'd like to see added. We can also purchase regular paperback or cloth poetry books for the Circulation collection. Susan Thomas,

soccerposeur said...

p.s. Guess we should order Wolfman Librarian, right?!