11/28: Sarah Rupp, Sophie Seita, Rodrigo Toscano


Sarah Rupp is the author of NONE OF MY BOYFRIENDS ARE RIVERBANK CORPSES, forthcoming from Mess Editions. She co-curated CURDS + WHEY, an anti-eviction reading series in Oakland. She lives in Richmond, Virginia and is an undergrad at VCU.

Sophie Seita works with poetry on the page, in performance and in video. Her books include 12 Steps (2012), Fantasias in Counting (2014), and i mean i dislike that fate that i was made to where (a chapbook-translation of the German poet Uljana Wolf, forthcoming 2015). Some videos have been exhibited and screened in the UK, US, and Germany. She is currently working on a long lyric poem called Meat, a conceptual closet drama called Don Carlos, or Royal Jelly, and has just finished a feminist inter-genre artist book with Anna Moser, titled Aesthetic Failings, or A Dialogue.

Rodrigo Toscano’s newest book of poetry is Deck of Deeds (Counterpath Press 2012). His previous collection, Collapsible Poetics Theater, was a 2007 National Poetry Series Selection. Forthcoming from Fence Books in 2016 is Explosion Rocks Springfield. He was the recipient of a New York State Fellowship in Poetry. His poetry has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Against Expression, Diasporic Avant Gardes, Angels of the Americlypse, and Best American Poetry. His poetics plays have been performed at the Disney Redcat Theater and Ontological-Hysteric Poet’s Theater Festival. His radio pieces have aired on WPIX FM, KAOS Public Radio, WNYU, and PS.1 Radio. His poetry has been translated into French, Dutch, Italian, German, Portuguese, Norwegian and Catalan. Toscano works for the Labor Institute in conjunction the United Steelworkers and the National Institute for Environmental Health Science. He works out of a laptop, tethered to a Droid, residing in airports, occupying poetics in mid-flight.

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Reading starts at 7PM.
The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

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11/14: Cara Benedetto, Marie Buck, Elaine Kahn



Cara Benedetto lives and works in New York, NY/USA. She studied at the Columbia University and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in 2009. Ever since she is presenting her work in single and group exhibitions all over the world. Among her last projects are Breaking Waves (how Fake Stakes Ate The Cake), Taxter & Spengemann, New York, NY (2011) Gbmf, Souterrain, Berlin/Germany (2012), Where The Skin Gets Pinched, Young Art, Los Angeles, CA/USA, The Practice of Joy before Death, It just would not be a party without you, SCARAMOUCHE c/o Fruit and Flower Deli, New York (2009).

Marie Buck is the author of Life & Style (Patrick Lovelace Editions, 2009) and Portrait of Doom (Krupskaya, forthcoming 2015). Her work has been anthologized in Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing and translated into Italian for the magazine Abbiamo le Prove

ELAINE KAHN is an artist based in Oakland, Ca. She is author of several chapbooks including A Voluptuous Dream During an Eclipse (Poor Claudia, 2012), founding member of the P.Splash Puppet Collective and managing editor of Flowers & Cream.  Music releases include Not, I’ll Not (Ecstatic Peace, 2011) and After You (Hot Releases, 2014).  Her first full-length poetry collection is forthcoming from City Lights Books this spring.  Recent writing can be found in Art Papers.


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Reading starts at 7PM.
The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://www.petescandystore.com/multifarious_array/multifarious_array.html
Also, visit us here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

10/31: Wendy Lotterman, Nathaniel Otting, Maged Zaher



Wendy Lotterman is a writer and editor. Her work can be found in The Claudius App, Imperial Matters, Atlas Review, and wendylotterman.tumblr.com.

Nathaniel Otting is a bookseller, library scientist, and one-man correspondence school.

Maged Zaher is the author of If Reality Doesn't Work Out (SplitLevel Text Press, 2014), Thank You for the Window Office (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012), The Revolution Happened and You Didn't Call Me (Tinfish Press, 2012), and Portrait of the Poet as an Engineer (Pressed Wafer, 2009). His collaborative work with the Australian poet Pam Brown, Farout Library Software, was published by Tinfish Press in 2007. His translations of contemporary Egyptian poetry have appeared in Jacket Magazine, Banipal, and Denver Quarterly, and forthcoming as a book: The Tahrir of Poems, from Alice Blue Review in 2014. He performed his work at Subtext, Bumbershoot, the Kootenay School of Writing, St. Marks Project, Evergreen State College, and The American University in Cairo. Maged is the recipient of the 2013 Genius Award in Literature from the Seattle weekly The Stranger.


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Reading starts at 7PM.
The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://www.petescandystore.com/multifarious_array/multifarious_array.html
Also, visit us here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

10/3: Betsy Fagin, Oki Sogumi, Cassandra Troyan




Betsy Fagin is an activist, poet and librarian who explores the territory where art, information access and political engagement through direct action meet. She is the author of Poverty Rush (Three Sad Tigers, 2011), the science seemed so solid (dusie kollektiv, 2011), Belief Opportunity (Big Game Books Tinyside, 2008), Rosemary Stretch (dusie e/chap, 2006) and For every solution there is a problem (Open 24 Hours, 2003).

Oki Sogumi was born in Seoul, Korea and currently resides in Philadelphia.  She is the author of The Island of Natural History (forthcoming from Publication Studio), and a chapbook, Salt Wedge. Her poetry has been included in HiZero (UK), LIES Journal, 11x11, and appears in little boxes on the internet sometimes.

Cassandra Troyan is the author of BLACKEN ME, BLACKEN ME, GROWLED (Tiny Hardcore Press), THRONE OF BLOOD (Solar Luxuriance) and forthcoming in October from Artifice Books, KILL MANUAL. She has curated the reading and performance series ARTIFICIAL EAR (formally EAR EATER) since 2010 in Chicago, IL where she currently lives and works.


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Reading starts at 7PM.
The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://www.petescandystore.com/multifarious_array/multifarious_array.html
Also, visit us here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/