The New Social Environment#767
Snacks, water, cigarettes, praise, validation, exaltation: A Rail Reading Curated by Ted Rees
Featuring Rees, Emily Martin, Layer Meat, and Ryan Skrabalak
1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific
Ted Rees curates our 125th Poetry Reading with Emily Martin, Layer Meat and Ryan Skrabalak.
In this talk
Emily Martin is a writer and teacher from Brooklyn. Her most recent chapbook is called Dependence, the Joistrix / How you are made and it was published by Hiding Press in 2023.
Ryan Skrabalak is a writer, worker, and organizer from upstate “New York” currently based in “Kansas.” He is a member of AFT 6403 and edits the poetry micropress Spiral Editions.
Layer Meat is Anna Young. Artist, composer and performer. Born in the midwest, living in Philly, performing world wide.
Ted Rees is a poet, essayist, and editor who lives and works in Philadelphia. His most recent books include Dog Day Economy (Roof Books 2022) and Thanksgiving: a Poem, a Lambda Literary Award finalist published by Golias Books in 2020. Recent essays have been published in SPT’s The Back Room and The Poetry Project Newsletter. He is editor-at-large for The Elephants, as well as founder and co-editor of Asterion Projects with Levi Bentley. Since summer of 2020, he has been running Overflowing Poetry Workshops, an extrainstitutional online workshop space.
❤️ 🌈 We'd like to thank the The Terra Foundation for American Art for making these daily conversations possible, and for their support of our growing archive.