Sunday, May 22, 2011

Tuesday, May 31st: Matty Byloos, Carrie Seitzinger, & tunes by Timmy Straw

Kidnap in the Spring (forreal!!)

Please join us around 7:30 pm on May 31st for delight.

Portland culture warriors Matty Byloos and Carrie Seitzinger team up with Timmy Straw (whose music would give Mazzy Star the chills) to bring you this delight.

As always, everyone is welcome! We'll have some beer on hand, but we rely on y'all to help keep people hydrated through the end of the evening. Donations of cash, beer, wine, food, etc. are fantastic, and please bring things to sell, promote, or proselytize.


Matty Byloos's first collection of short stories, Don't Smell the Floss, was published in 2009 by Write Bloody Books. His work has been published on or in: We Who Are About to Die, The Nervous Breakdown, The Fanzine, Orion Magazine, Pop Serial, Sparkle and Blink, The Portland Review, Everyday Genius, Housefire, among others. He is the editor and publisher of Smalldoggies Magazine, and co-hosts (along with Carrie Seitzinger) the Smalldoggies Reading Series in Portland, OR, where he lives and works.


Carrie Seitzinger has been featured at poetry venues since 2003. Her first book of poetry, The Dots Don’t Connect, was self-published in 2004. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon, where she is the Poetry Editor for Smalldoggies Magazine and co-hosts the Smalldoggies Reading Series PDX, a monthly reading series featuring both writers and musicians. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poor Claudia,Housefire, Smalldoggies Magazine, Sparkle and Blink, The Portland Review, Mosaic, Cobalt Poets, and have been recorded for podcasts.


Timmy Straw lived for a long time in East Los Angeles, was born in Oregon, and was brought up by the music of Bela Bartok, Doc Watson, Frederic Chopin, Nirvana, Goodie Mob, Biggie Smalls, church hymns, Sam Cooke, Nine Inch Nails and Lil Wayne. She’s toured around America and Europe with Emily Wells, Carla Bozulich, and most recently with The Nite Kite Revival (Buddy Wakefield, Derrick Brown and Anis Mojgani). Learn more about Timmy Straw and sample music on MySpace Music now.