This Saturday is doubly monumental - not only do we celebrate the 75th birthday of Sylvia Plath - but Betsy Herbert, Dorothea Lasky and Jim Cory perform at the Chapterhouse Cafe!
JIM CORY has been active in the Philadelphia poetry scene for more than a quarter century. He's published 7 chapbooks of poems, most recently Facts in the Case of E.A.P. (or) Low Road to El Dorado, and his work his appeared in many journals, including Exquisite Corpse, Contact II, Chiron Review, Wormwood Review, Mudfish, Skidrow Penthouse, Poetry Flash, James White Review, Gay and Lesbian Review and, more recently, Ducky Magazine, the attic that is desire and Unpleasant Event Schedule, as well as others. His story, "A Perfect Couple," was the winner of the first Richard Hall Memorial Short Story Award, given by the Lambda Literary Foundation. He is a Yaddo and Pennsylvania Arts Council fellow and lives in Center City.
DOROTHEA LASKY was born in St. Louis, MO in 1978. Her first full-length collection, AWE, has just come out this fall from Wave Books. She has authored several chapbooks and her poems have appeared in Crowd, 6x6, Boston Review, Delmar, Phoebe, Filter, Knock, Drill, Lungfull!, and Carve, among others. Currently, she lives in Philadelphia, where she studies education and co-edits the Katalanche Press chapbook series. She is also doing a Tiny Tour! Check out the Tiny Tour!
BETSY HERBERT is a writer and performer who lives in Philadelphia. She performed comedy improv for 5 years and wrote a solo show, Sleep Study, which she performed at Walnut Studio 5 Theatre. She creates new work with the dance theatre company Workshop for Potential Movement.