Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Still Alive

So I'm not a great blogger. Life gets in the way.

Just dropping in to say I do keep my links updated. There are two that are now defunct and I will mark ASAP. For my own safekeeping they will stay on the page and simply marked so nobody wastes time. Sad, because they are two of my faves. But there's still plenty to read.


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In progress now - arrangements for another reading. Will let you know as soon as I have the lineup!

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Friday, April 18, 2008

And now, the Grand Finale

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Spellbound Crowd


Last Monday, April 14.

Richard Grayson already beat me to the punch at Myspace with a nice comprehensive writeup - and I think Robin is as well. So for now, I'll share pics!! The readers and crowd were all fabulous and I love them!

:)


Robin Slick



Nick Antosca




Todd Zuniga



Thanks to all supporters of Tuesday Shorts - whether writers, participants of any sort at the series and definitely our online readers and submitters.


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Better Late - Pics from March reading

JL Steinhoff




Austin Alexis


Ateet Tuli














Pics from this week coming up...
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Thursday, March 27, 2008

It was fab

I have things to do at the moment


BUT



Stay tuned because I did remember my camera and I have pics and audio to post!!!!




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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Full Lineup!! Wednesday, March 26, 2008 8 PM

Another fantastic Friends Tuesday Shorts lineup at the Boxcar Lounge (168 Ave B, bet. 10th and 11th Streets).



Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 8PM!!


Don't miss your chance to meet the folks that make Tuesday Shorts rock!







J.L. Steinhoff is a writer and photographer based in Brooklyn, N.Y. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Onion, The Chicago Reader and Tuesday Shorts (of course). You can find her online at jlsteinhoff.blogspot.com.







Ateet Tuli writes primarily short works that often hover between Flash Fiction and Prose Poetry. He has been published in Coagula Journal and Tuesday Shorts and won an honorable mention in the New Millennium Writing Contest. He has exhibited visual art in several New York galleries, including Postmasters, and was previously voted Best in Show by the public for his Sound Art in the Pixxelpoint Art Festival. He Lives and works in New York City.







Austin Alexis attended the Graduate Writer's Program at New York University. He received a Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Scholarship and residencies at The Millay Colony, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico. His work has appeared in The Journal, Barrow Street, Red River Review, The Writer, The Pedestal Magazine, and elsewhere. His chapbook, Lovers and Drag Queens, was published by Poets Wear Prada in 2007. He has a story forthcoming in Perspectives. His monologue play,Tonya, the Movie Star, will be performed at Cornelia Street Cafe on April 7th at 6:00p.m., and he will be a featured reader in the Green Pavilion Poetry Reading Series in late June.

Friday, March 21, 2008

AHA! More rolling in....next up

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Ateet Tuli

Ateet Tuli writes primarily short works that often hover between Flash Fiction and Prose Poetry. He has been published in Coagula Journal and Tuesday Shorts and won an honorable mention in the New Millennium Writing Contest. He has exhibited visual art in several New York galleries, including Postmasters, and was previously voted Best in Show by the public for his Sound Art in the Pixxelpoint Art Festival. He Lives and works in New York City.


Here you will find one of his shorts as seen at Tuesday Shorts.


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Back soon~ Stay tuned.


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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Readers for next Friends of Tuesday Shorts

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I'm still waiting on others' bios -

so I'll present them as they come in....


Austin Alexis attended the Graduate Writer's Program at New York University. He received a Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Scholarship and residencies at The Millay Colony, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico. His work has appeared in The Journal, Barrow Street, Red River Review, The Writer, The Pedestal Magazine, and elsewhere. His chapbook, Lovers and Drag Queens, was published by Poets Wear Prada in 2007. He has a story forthcoming in Perspectives. His monologue play,Tonya, the Movie Star, will be performed at Cornelia Street Cafe on April 7th at 6:00p.m., and he will be a featured reader in the Green Pavilion Poetry Reading Series in late June.


Be there - March 26 (Wednesday), 8 PM Boxcar Lounge, 168 Ave. B


Here's one of Austin's pieces that appeared in Tuesday Shorts

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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

I think this is awesome promotion of creativity

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If anyone's ever read my story "Conquering Paradise" (in Opium print #1), you probably guessed that I love the bands Disturbed and Nine Inch Nails.

Look here at what NIN is up to.






I have been on a "strike" from MTV (and later, VH1) almost since inception and the reason is simple.

When I listen to music, I like moving through my own introspect. The band has given me the music, the feeling, and I like moving through my own visions. Frankly I also hate the sexism in many of the commercial videos too, but that's another complaint. To me, it's similar to watching a movie before reading a book. I know most people LOVED "The Shining," for example, but I didn't. My visuals were considerably different than that presented, so much that I couldn't enjoy the film. BUT I had the chance to see someone else's interpretation and it still didn't violate mine.

I don't know if that make sense at all, but I think this is a cool experiment and I look forward to seeing the various interpretations.

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The Wicked Witch is taunting me.





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And Disturbed (as well as many other groups) gave a concert for troops in Kuwait...


check out pictures and such here: Operation Myspace

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Back later with updates on TS!!


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Friends of Tuesday Shorts - more!

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Of all things, I forgot my brand new camera for the last reading, but luckily someone DID have hers.

Soooo, here are a few shots from January's reading.

Bob Heman












Some of the eager audience




Don Capone















Mike Young (yep, out of digital space - love a camera phone, yes?)















We had to skip February because:
a) I got bad flu
b) I got a new job
c) I moved
d) All of the above

Yes, it was a stressful yet exciting time.


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OKAY

Next reading is

March 26, 8 PM, Boxcar Lounge and I'll post later today giving all the good specifics!!

Til then...


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Shelly

Friday, January 25, 2008

I got a camera for Christmas!!

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So now I'll be able to take pictures at the next reading....speaking of which....


You are invited to a festive, funfabulous evening with “Friends of Tuesday Shorts,” the reading series. Tuesday Shorts is also celebrating our upcoming spread - featuring some of the best new and established talent presented in TS last year - that will appear in Opium.print #6 this spring!

Wednesday, January 30, 2008.

Boxcar Lounge, 168 Ave B, East Village
(between 10th St. and 11th St)
(212) 473-2830
New York, NY 10009

8 PM

Featuring (in no particular order)…..


Mike Young co-edits NOÖ Journal. His work has or will appear in Backwards City Review, Night Train, Hobart, Juked, elimae, 3:AM and elsewhere. A chapbook of poetry called MC Oroville's Answering Machine is forthcoming from Transmission Press.


Donald Capone's short stories have appeared in Edgar Literary Magazine, Word Riot, Thieves Jargon, and Skive Magazine, as well as the anthologies See You Next Tuesday, and Rebellion: New Voices of Fiction, which he also edited, and which was a finalist in the 2006 USA Book News awards. His first novel, Into the Sunset, is on sale now. To pay the rent and eat, he designs children's novelty books for a major publisher.


Bob Heman's work has appeared in Quick Fiction, Paragraph, Sentence, First Intensity and many others. His ephemeral magazine CLWN WR is currently publishing a series of "50 words or less" (and "20 words or less") issues.

Shelly Rae Rich likes to make things up and mix them with truth. Some of her fiction is found or forthcoming in Apalachee Review, Opium Magazine, The Binnacle, Duck and Herring Pocket Field Guide, Right Hand Pointing, elimae, Ghoti, Juked, Ducts, Eyeshot – and her work has been translated in two languages. She is co-editor of Tuesday Shorts. More can be found at her blog: http://blog.shellyraerich.com.

Links:
Tuesday Shorts
Boxcar Lounge
Shell’s Blog
Opium Magazine



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Come one, and come all!


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