Sons and Followers

1 of 100 copies

13 lyrics, 2 teaching tools (8.5" x 5.5")

The Plains of Abraham
Sons and Followers
Born Again, Monday Morn
Buy Low, Sell High
Beecher's Bible
The Book of Matthew
Bleeding Kansas
The Wrath of the Path
Judgment Day

Teaching Tools: The Olden Days
Teaching Tools: The Golden Rule

To order, send $10 to:
Matthew Klane
32 Joelson Court
Albany, NY 12209

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Matthew Klane

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Pete's Big Poetry Series

Pete's Big Poetry Series
@ Pete's Candy Store
Friday, May 1st
709 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY

w/ Jared White, Carrie Hunter, & Matthew Klane

Jared White was born in Boston and has lived in Brooklyn for about eight years, near two big bridges. His poems have appeared in previous issues of Barrow Street, Cannibal, Coconut, Harp & Altar, and Word For/Word, among other journals. A chapbook of poems entitled Yellowcake will appear in the upcoming chapbook collection, Narwhal, from Cannibal Books. He maintains an occasional blog, No No Yes No Yes, at jaredswhite.blogspot.com.

Carrie Hunter's chapbook Vorticells was published by Cy Gist Press, and an e-/chapbook Kine(sta)sis was published by Dusie. The Unicorns will be coming out as a chapbook in the Dusie Chapbook Kollectiv year 3, and she has another chapbook forthcoming through House Press' Arrow as Aarow series. She has been published online in Turntable & Blue Light, Dusie, Parcel, and Sous Rature, and in print in Small Town XII, Try! magazine, and Eleven Eleven. She received her MFA/MA in the now defunct Poetics program at New College of California, edits ypolita press, and lives in San Francisco.

Matthew Klane is co-editor/founder of Flim Forum Press, publisher of the anthologies Oh One Arrow (2007) and A Sing Economy (2008). His book is B_____ Meditations from Stockport Flats Press (2008). His latest chapbooks include Friend Delighting the Eloquent, Sorrow Songs, and The- Associated Press. Also see: The Meister-Reich Experiments, a sprawling hypertext, online at www.housepress.org. He currently lives and writes in Albany, NY.

ABOUT THE CURATOR: Sommer Browning writes poems, draws comix and catalogs books in New York City. She has a chapbook of poems, Vale Tudo, with horse less press. Her poems can be found in Forklift, Ohio, word for/word, The New York Quarterly and elsewhere. Visit her online at Asthma Chronicles.

Directions: Take the G to Metropolitan or the L to Lorimer.


Two Readings

Matthew Klane @ Inescapable Rhythms
Wednesday, April 8

The Alchemy Juice Bar
201 New Britain Ave
Hartford, CT

The Deep Moat Reading Series
Saturday, April 11

Heather Christle
Matthew Klane
& Claire Donato

The Pierre Menard Gallery
10 Arrow St.
Cambridge, MA



I'm reading in Ithaca, home of Stockport Flats, this Saturday night, March 28th, 6pm, at the Bookery II (DeWitt Mall, 215 N Cayuga St.), courtesy of SOON Productions. I'll be joined on the bill by Cornell poet Avery Slater.


Weekend in Buffalo

Small Press Poetry Fest
Friday, March 20

Sugar City
19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY

Just Buffalo's Small Press Poetry reading series will host a celebration of small press poetry activity in Buffalo and beyond in advance of the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair. The presses involved are Slack Buddha, House Press, Flim Forum, Lil' Norton, Punch Press, Blazevox, Broke Magazine, Little Scratch Pad, and Bookthug.

Reading for Flim Forum Press, in the 8:00-8:30 slot, will be: Adam Golaski, Jaye Bartell, Jessica Smith, Eric Gelsinger, and Tawrin Baker.

And then...

The 3rd Annual 2009
Buffalo Small Press Book Fair

Saturday, March 21

Karpeles Manuscript Museum
453 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY

The Buffalo Small Press Book Fair is a regional one day event that brings booksellers, authors, bookmakers, zinesters, small presses, artists, poets, and other cultural workers (and enthusiasts) together in a venue where they can share ideas, showcase their art, and peddle their wares.

Remember this event is FREE and open to the public!

And then...

Electric City Music
Saturday, March 21

248 Allen Street

Line Fatigue (chicago, il)
Eric Unger (chicago, il)
Mock Syringa
Giant Science
Oak Orchard Swamp



I have some work in the upcoming exhibit, Handmade/Homemade, curated by Deb Poe and Kate Schapira. I'll also be participating in two readings connected to the event, one at the University of Rhode Island, and the other at Pace University. Here's the info:


Wednesday, March 11th
6 pm
URI Feinstein Providence Campus
80 Washington Street
Shepard Building
Under the south stairs

Matthew Klane
Lori Anderson Moseman
Kate Schapira
Janaka Stucky

@ Pace

Thursday, March 12th
Pace University Westchester
Mortola Library
861 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY

Anne Gorrick
Kate Greenstreet
Brenda Iijima
Matthew Klane
Dorothea Lasky
Jill Magi
Lori Anderson Moseman
Kate Schapira

The Exhibit

This mini-exhibition includes handmade, homemade and letterpress chapbooks, one-of-a-kind editions and broadsides. The exhibit takes place the entire month of March in the Mortola Library at Pace University and in the Shepard Building at URI. Participating artists include:

Jennifer Borges Foster
Anne Gorrick
Kate & Max Greenstreet
Jen Hofer
Brenda Iijima
Dorothea Lasky
Matthew Klane
Jill Magi
Lori Anderson Moseman
Kate Schapira
Jessica Smith
Janaka Stucky


Poetry Project / Unnameable Books

Flim Forum Press + PEACE EVENTS

aaaaaaaaaaalice @ Unnameable Books
Saturday, February 28th, 8pm
456 Bergen Street

Jennifer Karmin (with guest readers Tisa Bryant, Jennifer Firestone, and a few surprises) performing selections from her text-sound composition aaaaaaaaaaalice. There will also be readings by Flim Forum Press editors Matthew Klane and Adam Golaski.

Jennifer Karmin curates the Red Rover Series and is a founding member of the public art group Anti Gravity Surprise. Her multidisciplinary projects have been presented nationally at festivals, artist-run spaces, community centers, and on city streets. She teaches creative writing to immigrants at Truman College and works as a Poet-in-Residence for the Chicago Public Schools. Recent poems are published in Cannot Exist, MoonLit, Otoliths, and the anthologies Come Together: Imagine Peace (Bottom Dog Press), Not A Muse (Haven Books), and The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century (Cracked Slab Books).

Adam Golaski has some new work in Little Red Leaves, Torpedo, The Lifted Brow, and an anthology of horror stories called Exotic Gothic II. His story "They Look Like Little Girls" won the Supernatural Tales readers' poll--$35! Some of his translation of Sir Gawain & the Green Knight--called "Green"--will be reprinted in the next Drunken Boat "Mistranslation" feature. He edits Flim Forum Press books with Matthew Klane. Adam's review of There Are Birds, by John Taggart, appeared in the January issue of Open Letters Monthly, and has been receiving some very nice attention. His daughter Elizabeth can recite most of the alphabet, loves the letter "W," and is learning how to jump.

Matthew Klane is co-editor/founder of Flim Forum Press, publisher of the anthologies Oh One Arrow (2007) and A Sing Economy (2008). His book is B_____ Meditations from Stockport Flats Press (2008). His latest chapbooks include Friend Delighting the Eloquent, Sorrow Songs, and The- Associated Press. Also see: The Meister-Reich Experiments, a sprawling hypertext, online at www.housepress.org. He currently lives and writes in Albany, NY.

A Sing Economy @ The Poetry Project
Friday, February 27th, 10pm
131 E. 10th Street
$8 / $7 students & seniors / $5 members

Jennifer Karmin
Thom Donovan
Jessica Smith
Matthew Klane
John Cotter
Adam Golaski
Kate Schapira
Stepanie Strickland
Eric Gelsinger
Deborah Poe


AWP Chicago

Flim, Coach House, TinFish

AWP Off-Site Event
Thursday February 12th
Links Hall
3435 N. Sheffield, #207

Flim Forum Press will join Coach House Books and TinFish Press @ AWP afterhours in Chicago. The Flim section of the evening will be 9:30-10:30, and feature readings from Brandon Shimoda, Barrett Gordon, Laura Sims, Harold Abramowitz, Amanda Ackerman, Mathew Timmons, Matthew Klane, and Deborah Poe. The event will conclude w/ a tag team reading open to all.

Drop in anytime. Last entry 10:30pm.

Links Hall will also be hosting AWP events on Friday, February 13th (Red Rover Experiment #26: A Small Press Showcase) and Saturday, February 14th (Performance Ventures).

See you in Chicago!



In this week's Metroland, Josh Potter profiles Albany's small press scene, using our January events @ UAG as brackets, and it's replete w/ comment from the editors. Check it out!


Small Press Poetry @ UAG

Saturday, January 17th

UAG Gallery
247 Lark Street

The January show "New Beginnings" continues at the Upstate Artists Guild (UAG) Gallery with a poetry reading featuring poets of the Albany Small Press.

Across poetics, aesthetics, and institutional status, contributing presses will include: Flim Forum Press, Fence Books, A.P.D. Press, Anchorite Press, and Albany Poets.

w/ featured readers: Pierre Joris, Rebecca Wolff, Anthony Bernini, Eric Gelsinger, Colie Collen, Thom Francis, and more.

Free to the public. For more information, call (518) 426-3501, or email: klane@flimforum.com.