Saturday, February 25, 7:00 PM
Thurston Moore, Heather Christle, Buck Downs, and Elaine Kahn
@ Black Fox Lounge : 1723 Connecticut Avenue (near Dupont Circle)

Living betwixt Northampton, Massachusetts and New York City, Thurston Moore has been involved with editing the Ecstatic Peace Poetry Journal since early 2000. His own verse has been published in various anthologies and by a number of imprints since Water Row Press first presented Alabama Wildman, a collection of scattered writings from the 1970s and 80s. He has been on faculty at the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University. He currently edits, with poet Elaine Kahn, the poetry imprint Flowers & Cream.

Heather Christle is the author of What Is Amazing (Wesleyan University Press, 2012), The Trees The Trees (Octopus Books, 2011), and The Difficult Farm (Octopus Books, 2009). Her poems have appeared in publications including The Believer, Boston Review, Gulf Coast, and The New Yorker. She has taught at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and at Emory University, where she was the 2009-2011 Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry. She is the Web Editor forjubilat and frequently a writer in residence at the Juniper Summer Writing Institute. A native of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, she lives in Western Massachusetts.

Buck Downs's newest book is Black Peppermint, available at Buck sends poetry postcards across the country and around the world every month, and posts occasional essays at

Elaine Kahn is the author of the chapbook Customer (Ecstatic Peace Library, 2010) & Radiant Bottle Caps (Glasseye, 2008). She is the assistant editor of Flowers & Cream Press and co-curates (with Bill Nace) the LOOT performance series at Flying Object. Work has been featured in Agriculture Reader, Elimae, NOÖ Journal, La Petite Zine, & others. Elaine is also the man behind the musical project Horsebladder. Her debut LP Not I'll Not was just released on Ecstatic Peace.


Black Fox Lounge : 1723 Connecticut Avenue (near Dupont Circle)