Wednesday, May 25, 2005



Bowery Poetry Club Hosts
We Still Stand, Just a Little Bending

May 28, 2005
Saturdays at 2 p.m.
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery, New York, NY 10012
212-614-0505 (end of Bleecker street)

Contributors to Breath & Shadow
A Journal of Disability Literature and Culture
Natalia Zaretsky (host)
Elizabeth Marchitti
Abigail Astor
Diana Lee
(open mike follows)
(One drink obligatory or $5)

Contact: Sharon Wachsler, Editor, Breath & Shadow /


NATALIA ZARETSKY (host) has two collections poetry: Autumn Solstice and
Memories Below the Bridge. Among other poetry prizes, Natalia received the
Outstanding Achievement in Poetry Award in 2003 and the President's Award
for Literary Excellence in 2004. Nataliaís poetry credits include Poetry
Magazine, The Louisville Review ,, California Quarterly, Moment.

ABIGAIL ASTOR, despite bouts of serious illness, graduated from Queens
College magna cum laude in 2001. An up-and-coming poetry power,
Abigailís work reflects her personal experiences with bipolar disorder and
post-traumatic stress disorder; most of her poetry was written during stays in
psychiatric hospitals.

DIANA LEE'S, native New Yorker, work has appeared in Sapphic Ink, Dykeís
World, She Magazine, and Zaftig: Well Rounded Erotica. Her most recent
novels, A Taste For Blood and Blood Price, are published or forthcoming from
Haworth Press. Diana can be seen zipping around the city in Zephyrus, her
purple power chair.

ELIZABETH MARCHITTI's poems have appeared in The Journal of New
Jersey Poets, Lips, The Paterson Literary Review, Passager, and Without
Halos. She has published two chapbooks: Off-Season and Let Winter Come.
For the safety of those with allergies and chemical sensitivities, please do not
wear perfume, aftershave, or other scented products. Thank you!
Wheelchair accessible

Editor, Breath & Shadow

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