Saturday, September 19, 2009

Wendy Mnookin, Farrah Field and MC Hyland

Thursday, October 1 2009 @ 7:00 PM
Featuring Wendy Mnookin, Farrah Field & MC Hyland

Pacific Standard Bar
82 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(between St. Marks and Bergen Streets)

Please join us for our next evening of Chin Music @ Pacific Standard. On October 1st, we are excited to feature three excellent poets: Wendy Mnookin, Farrah Field, and MC Hyland.


Wendy Mnookin's most recent book, THE MOON MAKES ITS OWN PLEA, was published by BOA Editions in 2008. Her other collections are WHAT HE TOOK and TO GET HERE, both released by BOA Editions, and GUENEVER SPEAKS, published by Round Table Productions. Wendy is the recipient of a book award from the New England Poetry Club and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She teaches poetry at Emerson College and at Grub Street, a non-profit writing program in Boston, and lives in Newton, Massachusetts. You can learn more at her website:

Farrah Field's first book, RISING, was published by Four Way Books in early 2009. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the Mississippi Review, Margie, Chelsea, The Massachusetts Review, Harpur Palate, Typo, Harp & Altar, 420pus, Cortland Review, Pebble Lake Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Fulcrum, and The Pinch. She was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming and raised in Nebraska, Colorado, Louisiana, Arkansas, Sicily, and Belgium. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

MC Hyland is the author (or co-author) of four chapbooks, most recently Residential As In, an e-chap published by Blue Hour Press in February 2009. Her poems have appeared in H_NGM_N, The Paris Review, 42Opus, LIT, Colorado Review, and several other magazines, and new work is forthcoming in Cannibal and Slant. She also runs DoubleCross Press. She lives in Minneapolis, where she makes books, writes, teaches letterpress printing and writing, and works in a cheese shop.

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