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DADA: 100th Anniversay! Plus beach reads, cover reveals and the fight for criminal justice reform
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Welcome to the June 2016 issue of Three Rooms Press News & Notes. Happy Summer! We're winding up our Spring season with the release of the incredible MAINTENANT 10 Dada Journal, and gearing up for a terrific summer! In this issue you'll find recommendations for summer beach reads, insights into what Dada means now that it's been around for 100 years, and a sneak peak at Fall titles that you won't want to miss. Enjoy! -Peter & Kat, co-directors, Three Rooms Press

June 3-5: Get Your Bohemian Spirit On!

Three Rooms Press. with Prague Summer Program, in coordination with Czech Center New York, is co-sponsoring a three day festival of literature, creativity, and the Bohemian Spirit, June 3-5, with readings, book fair, writing classes, thrilling discussions and Czech beer! It's a madcap way to kick start your creative energies this summer! Guaranteed to light up your inspiration. All events are free and open to the public except the master classes (registration closed for these, sorry!). These is a rare chance to exchange ideas with some of the leading literary lights on the planet. Details at threeroomspress.com.

Check Out These Summer Beach Reads 

To find out more about any book, just click on the book cover.
Songs of My Selfie: An Anthology of Millennial Stories
Weird Girl and What's His Name
Still Night in L.A.: A Detective Story by Aram Saroyan
Champagne and Cocaine: A Novel by Richard Vetere

Join the fight for Criminal Justice Reform at the Bay Area launch of James Carr's BAD

June 14, 7 pm at Diesel Books, Larkspur, California: An extraordinary Bay Area event in support of the release of BAD: The Autobiography of James Carr and Criminal Justice reform, with readings and storytelling by equity and justice activist Betsy Carr (widow of James Carr); realtor and criminal justice advocate Gea Carr (daughter of James Carr); civil rights activist Paul Harris (author of Black Rage Confronts the Law), plus very special guest. Details here

What Does DADA Mean Today?

We are so excited about the release of the latest edition of MAINTENANT, our annual journal of contemporary dada writing and art. MAINTENANT 10 is 192 pages of pure Dada-drenaline with mind-blowing, disruptive words and images by a stellar international cast of creators. This year's theme--WARM/HUNGER--brought climate change, global hunger, and the warmongers of the world into focus. Plus it's the 100th anniversary of the DADA movement. We asked contributors including Heide Hatry (New York), Thomas Fucaloro (Staten Island), Kofi Forson (New York), Philip Meersman (Brussels), Valery Oisteanu (New York), and Zata Banks (London), what DADA means today--and the answers will surprise you! READ MORE.

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of DADA !

In 10 years, MAINTENANT: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art has grown from a 12-page stapled black-and-white zine to the current issue: 192 pages filled with provocative, stunning, full color art and writing by some of the most intense DADA creators working around the globe today. MAINTENANT 10 (ISBN 978-1-941110-44-7, June 2016, Three Rooms Press) includes contributions from many notable US artists and writers and International contributors from Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine, Russia, Israel, Palestine, Pakistan, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Australia, Japan, and more. Working with the theme "WARM/HUNGER," contributors examined ideas of global warming, global hunger, and the "warmongers" that currently accompany these conditions. MAINTENANT 10 also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the start of DADA, with quotes from DADA founders throughout the volume. Full list of contributors plus ordering information here.   
 

U.S. Tour Dates:

Thursday, June 9: Le Poisson Rouge, New York City



Saturday, June 11: Beyond Baroque, Los Angeles


Monday, June 20: Cornelia Street Cafe, New York City


Thursday, November 10: Dada World Fair, San Francisco
September European Tour Dates to be announced soon:
Brussels, Paris, London and . . . ???

Go On: Judge a Book by Its Cover! New and Upcoming Titles on Three Rooms Press

Clockwise from top left: 1. Our final spring title is MAINTENANT 10 -- a visual and literary celebration of the 100th anniversary of Dada! 2. CRIME PLUS MUSIC: 20 Stories of Music-Themed Noir edited by Wall Street Journal Pop Music critic Jim Fusilli with new tales by world-renowned mystery authors Brendan DuBois, Alison Gaylin, Craig Johnson, David Liss, Val McDermid, Gary Phillips, Peter Robinson and, from the music world, Galadrielle Allman, author of Please Be With Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman and award-winning songwriter-novelist Willy Vlautin and more. Preorder now open. Available October 11, 2016. 3. EXILE ON BRIDGE STREET a novel by Eamon Loingsigh: In 1916 Brooklyn, teenage immigrant Liam Garrity struggles to bring his family to New York to escape increasing violence in Ireland on the cusp of the Easter Rising. Danny Meehan, leader of the Brooklyn gang that adopted him, vows to help. Compelling writing by a master of historical fiction. Preorder now open. Available October 18, 2016. 4. THIS WAY TO THE END TIMES: Classic Tales of the Apocalypse Twenty-one rare, classic, and thrilling stories of the apocalypse including obscure pieces by Jules Verne, Olaf Stapledon, James Tiptree, Jr., and Fritz Leiber, as well as contemporary classics by Dale Bailey, Karen Haber, Connie Willis and more; with an introduction to each story by editor and science-fiction's beloved, highly regarded master author, Robert Silverberg. Preorder now open. Available October 25, 2016.

How about you? Do you have a new "cut-the-edge creative" project Three Rooms Press might be interested in? Check out our Submission Guidelines and let us know what you've got. And keep creating!

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