Sarah Jane Stoner + Amanda Davidson
The Poetry Project @ St. Marks Church
131 E. 10th Street, New York, New York 10003
Sara Jane Stoner is a writer, performer, and teacher who holds an MFA in Fiction from Indiana University and is pursuing a PhD at the CUNY Graduate Center with a focus on performative writing pedagogy and the intersections of feminist and queer thinking, particularly in the context of contemporary experimental writing. She teaches at Brooklyn College and Cooper Union, and her first book, Experience in the Medium of Destruction, will be published by Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs in 2014.
Amanda Davidson’s chapbook Arcanagrams: A Reckoning is forthcoming on Little Red Leaves’ Textile Series. Her fiction chapbook Apprenticeship (New Herring Press) was a finalist for the 2013 Calvino Prize. She is currently at work on a performance novel about the mystic Swedenborg.
DOUBLE LIFE presents MARIA DAMON + AMANDA DAVIDSON
Tuesday, April 1 @ 7pm
Splitty @ 415 Myrtle Ave.
(btwn Vanderbilt + Clinton, BKLYN)
Maria Damon is professor and chair of the Department Humanities and Media Studies at Pratt Institute of Art. She is a poetry scholar and textile hobbyist.
Amanda Davidson writes, teaches, and makes performances in Brooklyn and at large.
Tuesday, February 11 @ 8pm
Bureau of General Services, Queer Division
83A Hester Street, New York, New York 10002
Dictionary is a reading/performance/film/whatever-yr-medium showcase curated by Stephen Boyer, hosted by the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division. This month Amanda Davidson, Dia Felix, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Nick Comilla, Norhan Hassan, Oki Sogumi (skyping in from the Bay Area), Sophy Naess, and Tennessee Jones will be sharing work. The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division is a queer cultural center and bookstore in Chinatown.
VANJA AND THE PANTHER
Eugene Lim + me, Amanda Davidson!
Wednesday, January 22 @ 7pm
Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop
126A Front Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201
**Vanja and the Panther is a new reading series hosted by Ian Dreiblatt and Brenda Iijima and devoted, as far as we can tell, to fictive movements. Eugene Lim (author Fog & Car (2008, Ellipsis Press) and The Strangers (brand new, Black Square Editions), also a high school librarian), plus me: at work on a performance novel about the mystic Swedenborg.**
Little Theatre, Vol XIV, No. 5
The OBIE Award-Winning Little Theatre, a more-or-less monthly presentation of
new theatre, dance, performance & media, continues its fourteenth season!
Monday, January 13, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
@ Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St.
WEIRD FOREIGN DAD
YOU MOVE ME
written and directed by Amanda Davidson
featuring Jennifer Miller, Aden Hakimi & Marilyn O’Connell
written by John Gasper
directed by Gavin Price
featuring John Gasper, Gavin Price, Kristina Tortoriello & Natalie Mack
Matt Mottel and Kevin Shea
Tickets $15.00 @ door
or $12.00 online
(F/V 2nd Ave; 6 Bleecker; JMZ Bowery)
Info: (212) 219-0736
Small Press Traffic presents
Jaime Cortez + Amanda Davidson
with special guest performer Carvell Wallace
Sunday, December 15, 2013
5pm, reading starts at 5:30 pm
Artists’ Television Access
992 Valencia Street @ 22nd, SF
Info | Facebook
and Visionary States
A Participatory Reading
with Amanda Davidson
and Carvell Wallace
and a special showing of
ALL MY NIGHT DREAMS
a film by Katherine Tulloh
Friday, December 13, 6pm
Doug Adams Gallery
1798 Scenic Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
Free + wheelchair accessible
In celebration of the Millay Colony for the Arts’ Ruby Anniversary, I had the honor of guest editing VINCENT, a special anniversary section of Millay’s Literary Arts journal. Spanning pages 67-141, VINCENT highlights work by past residents spanning 40 years of Millay’s History.
Here I am reading and singing URGE LOG, story 81 on fourthirtythree magazine.
Before I could stop self, blurted confession re: yesterday’s slight but detectable urge and accompanying uncanny-slash-pathetic feelings, as if caught in endless loop, like Krapp and banana…