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Cristin to be interview on NPR regarding Words In Your Face

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Cristin, along NYC Slam guru and BPC owner Bob Holman, will be interviewed live on the NPR show, “City Watch,” which is broadcast live every Wednesday 10am – 11am on the NYC NPS station, WBAI / 99.5 FM. City Watch, as part of the Same Boat Coalition, invites guests who are involved with social, economic, political and cultural issues in New York City. For more information the show or to listen to an MP3 of the showin, please visit the WBAI website, here.

Cristin’s Participates in Second Words In Your Face Bookstore Reading

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Cristin is delighted to be celebrating Words In Your Face at wonderful Bluestockings bookstore in NYC’s lower east side. The show — which will also features performances by NYC slam poets Jeanann Verlee, Jon Sands and Ainsley Drew — starts at 7pm, and coffee, tea and sweets are available! For more information, please see the Bluestockings website found here.

Cristin Begins Her Monthlong Words In Your Face Podcast Series with INDIEFEED

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Cristin, in collaboration with the spoken word podcast INDIEFEED, will be producing a month’s worth of shows celebrating the voices of the New York City Poetry Slam in honor of Cristin’s book Words In Your Face. New shows will be posted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Dec 3 – 21st! To listen to the first show featuring NYC Poetry Slam founder and guru, BOB HOLMAN, please clickhere. Or go to the INDIEFEED site here.

An Excerpt from Words In Your Face Appears In Latest Issue of November 3rd Club

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Cristin is thrilled to an excerpted sub-chapter from Words In Your Face appear in the witty & political lit mag, November 3rd Club. She joins other NYC poets such Marty McConnell, Oscar Bermeo, Keith Roach and Edwin Torres, among many many others. To read Cristin’s section, please click here.

Cristin to Sign Copies of Words In Your Face at NYC’s 2007 Independent & Small Press Book Fair

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Cristin and Shappy will be helping to man the Soft Skull table at this year’s Independent & Small Press Book Fair, happening Dec 1st (and 2nd) at the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen Landmark Building at 20 West 44th Street (bet. 5th and 6th Aves) in midtown Manhattan. Cristin will be signing copies of Words In Your Face. For more information on this great event, please check out its website here.

Cristin’s Poetry is Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

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Cristin’s poetry book publisher, The Wordsmith Press, has nominated several works from her latest book, Oh, Terrible Youth for a Pushcart Prize. For more information on The Wordsmith Press, please click here. For more information on the Pushcart Prize, please click
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Cristin to Perform at McNally Jackson Bookstore in SoHo

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Celebrating the release of her first non-fiction book,Words In Your Face: A Guided Tour through the New York City Poetry Slam Scene, Cristin will join other New York City slam poets in perform at one of the city’s most beloved indie bookstores, McNally Jackson. The show starts at 7pm! For more information, please check out the McNally Robinson bookstore website here.

Cristin’s Poetry is Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

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Cristin’s poem All I’d Leave Behind, which was published in the premier issue of SPINDLE [here] joins Willie Perdomo, Taylor Mali, Raina Leon, Liz Dolan and Patricia Smith in being nominated by SPINDLE editor-in-chief, Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, for a Pushcart Prize. For the official SPINDLE announcement, please click here. For more information on the Pushcart Prize, please click
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Official WORDS IN YOUR FACE Book Release and NYC-URBANA 10th ANNIVERSARY SHOW!!!

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Cristin will be joining other poets from NYC-Urbana and the NYC Poetry Slam past, present and future as they celebrate ten years of the NYC-Urbana series AND the official release of Cristin’s first non-fiction book,Words In Your Face: A Guided Tour through the New York City Poetry Slam Scene! Poets already scheduled to perform include Bob Holman, John S. Hall, Taylor Mali, Shappy Seasholtz, Evert Eden, Shappy Seasholtz, Gary Glazner, and many many more! The show starts at 7pm! For more information, please check out the Bowery Poetry website here. “Words In Your Face” is available at any of your local bookstores, as well as in online bookstores such as Amazon (please click here here.

Cristin to perform at louderARTS Word Warriors Release

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Cristin will be joining other lady poets for a reading at the louderARTS reading series at Bar 13. Word Warriors‘s editor, Alix Olson will be joined by Cristin and several other notable New Yorkers! Show starts at 7pm, and 2-for-1 drinks will be served by the beautiful Maureen! For more information, please see the louderARTS website found here.

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