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Catching Up with Israel Horovitz

Celebrated poet and playwright Israel Horovitz talks old projects and new with Three Rooms Press editor Constance Renfrow

We at Three Rooms Press had a chance to sit down with esteemed poet and playwright Israel Horovitz, author of Heaven and Other Poems, just before he left for France’s Festival d’Avignon. Horovitz is the author of more than seventy stage-plays and is the most-produced American playwright in French theater history. He is best known his singular dramas Line (now in its 40th year Off-Broadway), The Indian Wants the Bronx, Park Your Car in Harvard Yard, and My Old Lady, which he recently adapted for the screen in the 2014 film starring Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith, and Kristin Scott Thomas.  Read more

GOODREADS GIVEAWAY! Enter to Win a Free Advance Reader Copy of ON EARTH AND IN HELL: EARLY POEMS (bilingual edition) by maverick Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard

Coming Friday, Sept. 4th

Who Wants to Be a Millennial?:

Young Writers Reading!


Three Rooms Press presents a celebration of young writers and the much-maligned Millennial with WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLENNIAL?: Young Writers Reading on Friday, September 4, 2015. 

The event features nine Millennial poets and fiction writers: Meagan Brothers (author of Weird Girl and What’s His Name, Debbie Harry Sings in French, and Supergirl Mixtapes); Zac Hill (COO of The Future Project; former Lead Game Designer, Magic: the Gathering); Mike Demyan (editor, Denim Skin); Ashley Kreutter (poet, New England College); Steve Lohse (author of “What We Talk About When We Talk About Mad-Cow Disease” [McSweeney’s, 2008]); Rachel Gold (MFA candidate at Sarah Lawrence College); Matt Proctor (poet, creator Scenes from a Life); Caitlin Cromley (poet, Drew University); and Constance Renfrow (Editor, Three Rooms Press).

Doors open at 5:45. Admission is $9, 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/).
GOODREADS GIVEAWAY! Enter to Win a Free Advance Reader Copy of FULL MOON STAGES: Personal notes from 50 years in The Living Theatre by Judith Malina


Brussels Poetry Fest 2015

3RP to Cosponsor 2nd Annual International Underground Poetry Festival in Brussels, Belgium, September 10-13

By KAT GEORGES
Co-Director, Three Rooms Press

For the second year, Three Rooms Press is proud to co-sponsor the International Underground Poetry Fest—a celebration of experimental poetry, the contemporary and historic avant-garde, and its artists—September 10-13 in Brussels, Belgium. The goal? Transform this medieval city into a fantastical world of experimental sound, visual and performance poetry.  Read more

Exclusive Offer!

Limited Edition Preorder Special!

Preorder the extraordinary forthcoming LGBT YA novel WEIRD GIRL AND WHAT’S HIS NAME, by Meagan Brothers directly from Three Rooms Press and receive:

1) A finished copy of WEIRD GIRL AND WHAT’S HIS NAME, signed by author Meagan Brothers.

2) An enlarged color print of the book cover, signed by the author, suitable for framing.

Price is $16.95, plus shipping (and tax for NY residents). All orders need to be made by using the PayPal button above. Orders will be shipped during the first week of October. Deadline to place your order is Wednesday, September 30. Open only to U.S. residents. For details, click here.

Congratulations to our Shelf Awareness Contest Winners! Five lucky winners each won a signed copy of WEIRD GIRL AND WHAT HIS NAME. Interested in this book? Enter our special, limited edited PRE-ORDER. Info here:

Save the Date

Upcoming Three Rooms Press events:

August 6, 7 pm: An Evening with Israel Horovitz: reading and signing, Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930, phone: 978-281-9763. Details and info

August 17, 7 pm: An Evening with Israel Horovitz: reading and signing, Beebe Memorial Library, 345 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880, phone: 781-246-6334. Details and info.

September 4, 6 pm: Who Wants to be a Millennial? Readings by fresh new writers at the Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street (between W. 4th and Bleecker) hosted by Constance Renfrow

September 5, 7 pm: London Launch of MAINTENANT 9: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art, Vogue Fabrics in Dalston (66 Stoke Newignton Road, London N16 7XB)

September 8, 7:30 pm: Paris Launch of MAINTENANT 9: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art at Au Chat Noir (76, Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Paris)

September 12, 7:30 pm: Brussels Launch of MAINTENANT 9: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art at WIELS: Centre for Contemporary Art (Av. Van Volxem 354, 1190 Bruxelles) Hosted by Kat Georges & Peter Carlaftes. http://poetryfest.brussels

October 9, 6 pm: NYC Launch of Weird Girl and What's His Name by Meagan Brothers at Cornelia Street Cafe (29 Cornelia Street between W. 4th and Bleecker) Hosted by Peter Carlaftes & Kat Georges

October 13: Skylight Books West Coast Launch of Still Night in L.A. A Detective Novel by Aram Saroyan (1818 N Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA)

October 14: West Coast Launch of Full Moon Stages: Personal Notes from 50 Years of the Living Theatre,  by Judith Malina. Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA.

October 15: San Diego Launch of Still Night in L.A. A Detective Novel by Aram Saroyan (Mysterious Galaxy 5943 Balboa Ave #100, San Diego, CA )

For additional information on any of the above events, please visit our website at  threeroomspress.com/on-tour or drop us a line at info@threeroomspress.com

Cover reveal! As cofounder of  The Living Theater, author Judith Malina is one of the leading female countercultural figures of the 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond. in FULL MOON STAGES, she creates an intimate memoir with a collection of personal notes written on every full moon for 50 years from 1964 to 2014. Includes 50 personal and production photos hand-selected from the Living Theatre archives.  Pre-order now.
Pre-Pub Reviews Pouring In!

“Effectively mixes past and present . . . real, evolving!” Publishers Weekly. "Wonderfully likable . . . smartly written!" Booklist (starred review!!). "Carefully and subtly imagined.” —Kirkus Reviews.

Coming October 2015: Pre-order now on amazon, Barnes & Noble, your favorite indie bookstore or directly from 3RP (special preorder offer)

Coming in October, Famed poet and author Aram Saroyan makes his first foray into hardboiled crime à la Raymond Chandler and Dashiel Hammet, all overlaid on a vivid panorama of today's Los Angeles. Coming October 2015.  Pre-order now.
Cover reveal! The first English translation of the earliest poetry of brilliant and disruptive Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard, widely considered one of the most innovative and original authors of the twentieth century and often associated with fellow mavericks Beckett, Kafka and Dostoevsky. Pre-order now.
Tech-No Prisoners. In full color. Includes work from Mark Kostabi, Raymond Pettibon, Charles Plymell, Joel Hubaut, Grant Hart, Mike Watt, Alice Bag, Exene Cervenka, Giovanni Fontana, Fausto Grossi and more.
“Mystery and thriller aficionados will find familiar names here, but undoubtedly will become newly acquainted with others. One cannot ask for better. . . Pick up DARK CITY LIGHTS—and its predecessors—and see what the excitement is all about.” —BookReporter

All of us have a lot to learn from Beate Gordon--a woman with the courage to match her convictions..”—Yoko Ono

“Spotte is a master storyteller, bringing to life the coal miners, gang members, and Inuits he meets on his travels...As an ode to watery places, this book is sometimes reminiscent of work by writers such as David James Duncan." —Library Journal, Feb 2015


What's Up?

 

Events, Tidbits, and Highlights from 3RP Family and Friends



Israel Horovitz will be reading from his poetry collection HEAVEN AND OTHER POEMS on Thursday, August 6, 7-8:30 pm at the Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, MA and on Monday, August 17, 7-8:30 pm at Beebe Memorial Library, Wakefield, MA.

If you have any news or exciting events coming up please email Editor Constance Renfrow!

 
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