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Cristin’s Comic Diary Appears on Australian Cult Website

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The June 26th entry of Cristin’s Comic Diary has been reproduced in the Cult Australian website, MONKEY PUNCH DINOSAUR, which — as the name implies — encourages artists to submit pictures of monkeys punching dinosaurs. Check out the site yourself by clicking here.

Cristin to Compete on the BPC FARM TEAM in NYC-Urbana NYC Regionals

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Cristin will join fellow BPC FARM TEAM poets Rives, Leticia and Chris in challenging legimate national slam teams from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Bar 13, Brooklyn as well as the home team of NYC Urbana. And Grandmaster Shap will be seving at your host! So come on down to the BPC at 7pm for all the action! For more information, please check out the Bowery Poetry Club website here and feel free to submit your own pick! Tell ‘em Cristin sent ya!

Cristin is featured performer at the O’Debra Twins Show

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Cristin will open the July 17th O’Debra Twins Showcase at the Bowery Poetry Club with a full performance. She makes no promises to freestyle battling nor to song duets with Shappy — however, she is planting the thoughts in your mind. For more information, please check out the Bowery Poetry Club website here.

Cristin to Perform at Ishle Yi Park Farewell Show

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Queens Poet Laureate Ishle Yi Park is following her heart and moving to New Zealand at the end of the month. To celebrate this stunning and accomplished poet, Cristin will join an amazing line-up of performers including Willie Perdomo, Roger Bonair-Agard, Edward Garcia and many other as Ishle Yi Park’s farwell party held Thursday night, 7pm-9pm at the Asian-American Writers Workship. For more information, please check out the Ishle’s website here.

Cristin’s “Snips for Tips” Returns for the BPC’s “O’Debbie Awards”!

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Cristin will be chopping heads at the BPC’s “O’Debbie Awards,” which celebrates with homemade statues the amazing and eclectic voices of the Lower East Side performance poetry scene. The show will feature performances by the O’Debra Twins, Shappy, Moonshine Shorey, and a slew of LES’s best ranters and ravers! Plus, excellent new haircuts by Cristin herself! For more information, please check out the Bowery Poetry Club website here.

Cristin’s “Snips for Tips” Returns for Magic Hat Benefit for Ann

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Cristin will chopping heads at the BPC / Magic Hat’s benefit for Shaptowicz pal, Ann, who works for Magic Hat and lost her house recently to a devasting fire. The show will feature performances by the NYC’s best musicans and poets, and proceeds from the evening (and from “Snips for Tips”) will go towards Ann! For more information, please check out the Bowery Poetry Club website here.

Cristin’s Work Showcased on Indiefeed Performance Poetry Podcast

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“F*cking Made Easy,” one of Cristin’s most randy poems about her time working as an editor and writer in the “adult entertainment” field (see her book Hot Teen Slut for more information), is featured on today’s spoken word Indiefeed podcast, along side great work by poets such as Buddy Wakefield, Steve Marsh, Beth Lisick and the late great Lisa King, among many others. Check it here, and check back often as more of Cristin’s poems are scheduled to be uploaded.

Cristin Perform at “Poetry Live!” in White Plains

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Cristin will be performing a set of old and new poems as part of the annual White Plains poetry series, Poetry Live!, held every Thursday at the Center City Barnes & Noble (230 Main Street, White Plains). The event is hosted by Zork and sponspored by the White Plains Public Library. Following the performance, the audience is invited to interact with the guest poets and participate in a poetry Open Mic.

Cristin’s interview with Caitlin Atkinson appears in June / July Issue of Bust Magazine

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Check out the latest issue of Bust Magazine with “The Yeah Yeah Yeahs” on the cover, and read Cristin’s interview with lady photographer / failure advocate, Caitlin Atkinson! Feel free to pick up a subscription, as it’s fab lady-run rag!

Cristin to host Urbana Finals

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Come one, come all to the NYC-Urbana Finals hosted by Cristin and Shappy. The show — which pits some of the country’s best performance poets against each other — starts at 7:15pm, but show up early for good seats and free Magic Hat loot (they are the judging team this year!) For more information on the Finals, please check out the Bowery Poetry Club website here.

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