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Cristin Hosts Page Meets Stage with Kevin Young and Scott Woods

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Cristin is thrilled to be hosting the Oct 27th edition of Page Meets Stage, featuring two of her favorite contemporary poets — Kevin Young and Scotts Woods — trading poetry back and forth in an effort to find a common dialogue between the page and the stage. The show will start promptly at 8pm, so please arrive early to the Bowery Poetry Club if you would like seats! If you would like the RVSP and/or spread the word via Facebook, please click here.

Cristin to join Night Kite Poetry Revival for several dates

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Cristin is thrilled to be joining Derrick Brown, Buddy Wakefield and Anis Mojgani on the Night Kite Poetry Revivial tour, the fourth of their annual Poetry Revival tours. Cristin will performing at MIT, Dartmouth, Boston University, Fairfield Theatre (CT), Lake Telemark Country Club and University of Pennsylvania (10.12.10 – 10.18.10). For more information on the events, please visit the Night Kite Poetry Revival website.

SUNY Freedonia’s newspaper, The Leader Writes About Cristin Performance

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In her article, “A Night of Loud Poetry,” SUNY Freedonia student Jessica Yu did a wonderful job of reporting on Cristin’s campus visit, which included a craft talk and a performance, handily balancing the audience reaction, the history of the poetry slam, Cristin’s personal history and future goals, and odd quotes from Cristin here (including one paraphrasing of Goethe!). To read the article, please click here.

Cristin’s Poetry in Rattle E-Issue

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Cristin is thrilled to have her poem, “Op-Ed For the Sad Sack Review, Regarding News of Another Rash of Writer Suicides,” be included in the most recent e-issue of Rattle celebrating the forthcoming winter issue. To read e-issue, please click here. The paper issue will be out in December.

Cristin to be perform at SUNY Freedonia

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Cristin is thrilled to be the opening poet for the SUNY Fredonia English Department’s Visiting Writers Series. Cristin and the English Department will hold a craft talk at 4 p.m. on Sept. 30, in Room 127 of Fenton Hall, and a reading of her work will follow at 7 p.m. in Room 101 of Thompson Hall. Students, faculty members and the general public are invited to attend. After the reading there will be a pie-raffle with baked goods provided by Fredonia’s Uppercrust Bakehouse as well as a book giveaway made possible by The Book Nook, also of Fredonia. For more information, please visit the SUNY Freedonia website here

New Poetry by Cristin appears in NOVEMBER 3rd CLUB

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Cristin is thrilled that her poem, “Poet Not About the Brooklyn Bridge,” is in the latest issue of the November 3rd Club, a fantastic literary journal with a political edge that is edited by her pal & fellow Write Bloody author, Victor D. Infante. Also, published in this issue are wonderful new poems by Jon Sands, Tony Brown, Emily Kagan Trenchard, Geoff Kagan Trenchard and Corrina Bain. To read Cristin’s poem & the rest of wonderful version found in the premiere issue of November 3rd Club, click here.

Cristin to be roasted & toasted at NYC-Urbana’s Shaptowicz Send-Off Party

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Cristin and Shappy will be roasted & toasted by the NYC poetry slam community at this one-of-a-kind event hosted by Taylor Mali. Show will start at 7pm, but definitely show up early for good seats! For more information, please visit the Bowery Poetry Club website here, or to RSVP (and/or spread the word) on Facebook, click here.

Cristin to Perform at the Shappy’s Roast & Toast

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Cristin is thrilled to be joining a long list of the lower east side literary, comedy & burlesque stars celebrating Shappy, the last original employee of the Bowery Poetry Club, before he ships off to Philly. It should be a CRAZY night, so show up early for seats. Show will start at 8pm, and there will be burlesque dancers dressed as nerd icons, so prepare yourself! For more information, please visit the Bowery Poetry Club website here, or to RSVP (and/or spread the word) on Facebook, click here

Cristin & Shappy to feature at to Perform at Louder Arts Poetry Series at NYC’s Bar 13

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Cristin & Shappy will be performing their second joint feature at the flagship reading series of the louderARTS project. The last time the duo featured there was at the “Welcome to NYC Shappy” feature in 2001, so this feature — their last non-BPC NYC feature — serves as a nice bookend. Show starts at 7pm. Show up early for good seats. For more information, please visit, the louderARTS website here.

Cristin to Perform at The Drums Inside Your Chest Concert Series

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Cristin will be joining extraordinary poets like National Book Award Finalist Patricia Smith, two-time National Poetry Slam champion Anis Mojgani and international-known musical mastermind C.R. Avery, among others, at the fourth incarnation of The Drums Inside Your Chest, a concert series celebrating the best of contemporary poetry. The show, which is being produced by poets Amber Tamblyn and Mindy Nettifee and is being hosted by Derrick Brown, will happen in LA at the Largo Theatre, Saturday August 14th. If you are in LA, please come out! For more information (and to buy tickets in advance), please visit the Drums website here.

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