Thursday, February 9, 2012

EVENT: ixnay press Reading

Saturday, February 11th at 7 pm
Brickbat Books

ixnay press authors
Jamie Townsend & Laura Spagnoli

Announcing a reading to celebrate the publication of two chapbooks from ixnay press: Jamie Townsend’s THE DOME & Laura Spagnoli’s My Dazzledent Days. Your hosts will be ixnay co-editors Chris McCreary & Jenn McCreary.

Jamie Townsend is the co-founder of con/crescent, a chapbook publisher & annual magazine focused on discursive essay & creative non-fiction. In addition to THE DOME, he is author of the chapbooks STRAP/HALO (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs; 2011) and Matryoshka (LRL Textile Editions; 2011). His poetry and critical work has appeared in various places, most recently in Wheelhouse, Volt, Jacket2, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Eccolinguistics & TRY.

Laura Spagnoli’s poems have appeared in various publications, including Jupiter 88, ONandOnScreen, and The Apiary, and her story “A Cut Above” was published in the collection Philadelphia Noir. She lives in Philadelphia and teaches French at Temple University.

Founded in 1998, ixnay press is a Philadelphia-based publisher of new and experimental writing. Publishing projects have included ixnay, a twice-yearly journal, and the ixnay reader, a periodic mini-anthology of sorts, as well as a chapbook series and poppycock, an occasional newsletter. Check out ixnay’s complete archives at or email for additional information.

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