Three Rooms Press presents THE MONTHLY at Cornelia Street Cafe
WOMEN ON TOP: Five Feisty Females
A NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
Featuring readings & performances by these incredible artists:
Pam Belluck | Hettie Jones | Margot Olavarria
Marci Blackman | Beth Lisick
Hosted by Kat Georges
Friday, March 6, 2015, 6 p.m.
Cornelia St. Cafe, NYC
29 Cornelia Street | between W. 4th & Bleecker
212-989-9313 | www.corneliastreetcafe.com
To celebrate National Women’s History Month, Three Rooms Press presents “WOMEN ON TOP: Five Feisty Females” at Cornelia Street Cafe Friday, March 6 at 6 p.m. The event features readings and performances by five passionate, irreverent, and intense women writers, artists, and cultural leaders including poet and activist Hettie Jones; New York Times health and science writer Pam Belluck; post-punk, post-modern, post-traumatic prose artist Margot Olavarria; poet, novelist, and avid cyclist Marci Blackman; and writer, storyteller, and performer Beth Lisick. Three Rooms Press co-director Kat Georges hosts.
Doors open at 5:45. Admission is $12, which includes a free drink. Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, in the West Village, between W. 4th Street at Bleecker (http://corneliastreecafe.com/).
Info and reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
PAM BELLUCK is the health and science writer for The New York Times and author of the nonfiction book Island Practice.
HETTIE JONES is a poet and former chair of the PEN Prison Writing Community, as well as author of the acclaimed memoir How I Became Hettie Jones.
MARGOT OLAVARRIA is an essayist, translator, and activist. She was bass player in The Go-Go’s and Brian Brain. She holds a PhD in Political Science from New School.
MARCI BLACKMAN is a poet and award-winning novelist (Po Man’s Child, Tradition), and an avid cyclist who co-wrote BIKENYC: The Cyclist’s Guide to New York City.
BETH LISICK is a writer, storyteller, and actor. Her books include the memoir collection Yokohama Threeway and The New York Times bestseller Everybody Into the Pool.
ABOUT THE MONTHLY
The event is part of THE MONTHLY series at Cornelia Street Cafe, hosted by Three Rooms Press, which brings together writers, artists, philosophers, and scientists to delve into a different theme each month from divergent perspectives. Past themes have included conspiracy theories (on the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination), Code Poetry, an exploration of poetry that simultaneously works on multiple levels and languages, and notable literary figures including Charles Bukowski and William Burroughs.
ABOUT THREE ROOMS PRESS
Three Rooms Press is a fierce, New York-based independent press inspired by dada, punk, and passion. Recent and forthcoming books include DARK CITY LIGHTS: NEW YORK STORIES (edited by Lawrence Block); LAST BOAT TO YOKOHAMA (a biography of Beate Sirota Gordon); Janet Hamill’s TALES FROM THE ETERNAL CAFE (with an introduction by Patti Smith); MIKE WATT: ON AND OFF BASS, a photo memoir by the great punk rock bass player; and MY WATERY SELF: MEMOIRS OF A MARINE SCIENTIST (by Stephen Spotte). The press also publishes MAINTENANT an annual journal of contemporary Dada writing and art, archived in museums worldwide, with contributions from top creators around the world. https://threeroomspress.com