The New Social Environment#727

I won’t be at the reading: A Rail Reading Curated by Tony Iantosca

Featuring Iantosca with Natalee Cruz, Dimitra Ioannou, and Lisa Rogal


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Tony Iantosca curates our 118th Poetry Reading with Natalee Cruz, Dimitra Ioannou, and Lisa Rogal.

In this talk

Natalee Cruz

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Natalee Cruz is a poet and fiction writer based in Brooklyn. Her chapbook, I Have Seen the Bluest Blue was published in March 2022 by Ugly Duckling Presse. Her work as been featured in many publications including Electric Literature and The Spectacle. She is a teaching artist through Teachers & Writers Collective and is an MFA candidate in poetry and fiction at The New School.

Dimitra Ioannou

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Dimitra Ioannou experiments with narrative or anti-narrative forms in various media (language, photography, publications). Her books Terminal Mimosa and The Mink List are forthcoming in 2023. She is the author of the chapbook Electric Sarcasm (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2020) and the experimental novella Soy Sea (Futura, Athens, 2008). She had poems published in Still Point Mag, Splinter, MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture, and ZARF, among others. She has exhibited her (video)poems and photos in solo and group shows in Greece, and translated from English into Greek contemporary radical poets. She is the editor of the journal A) GLIMPSE) OF), and runs experimental writing workshops called textlab.

Lisa Rogal

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Lisa Rogal is a poet and teacher living in Brooklyn. She is the author of la belle indifference (Cuneiform Press, 2020), Feed Me Weird Things (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017), Morning Ritual (United Artists Books, 2015), and The New Realities (Third Floor Apartment Press, 2013).

Tony Iantosca

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Tony Iantosca is a writer and poet living in Brooklyn, NY. His most recent book, Crisis Inquiry was published by Ugly Duckling Presse. He is a lecturer in the English department at Kingsborough Community College (CUNY).

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