Entries in John S. Hall (2)

Sunday
Aug292010

Blood & Pudding Book Release Party

Thank you all who attending our book release party at Bluestockings Book Store. We had a blast! And thanks to all our speakers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out more pictures from the event on our Events Page and also check out video from the event on our Youtube page.

Monday
Jul192010

Blood & Pudding Release Party

Described as "Sid and Nancy meets On the Road " Katelan V. Foisy's memoir, Blood & Pudding takes you into a world of obsessive compulsive relationships, drug addiction, first loves, and untimely death.  Written in scrapbook form it contains transcribed road trip tapes, journal entries, letters, and stories of two psychonuerotic cousins looking to live as hard and fast as they can in the shortest amount of time.

KATELAN V. FOISY is a visual artist, writer, pinup model, and tarot reader based out of New York.  Her illustration has graced the pages of the Grammy Awards Programs, and her fine art has been exhibited at the Worcester Art Museum, Ohio History Museum, MODA, and the Museum of Contemporary Art DC, as well as various other galleries worldwide. She currently art directs and writes interviews for Constellation Magazine, creates spoken word with ABEARICA, and just released her first memoir Blood and Pudding.  When not creating she can be found reading tarot at various locations in NYC.  She is known as La Gitana.  

JOHN S. HALL is the co-founder of King Missile (Dog Fly Religion), King Missile, and King Missile III. As lyricist and vocalist for these groups, John has recorded three albums for Atlantic and several albums for independent labels.  He has performed his work all over the U.S. and Europe, appeared on the The United States of Poetry (PBS), and HBO's Def Poetry Jam, and was part of MTV's "Spoken Word Unplugged" tour.  A collection of his work, Jesus Was Way Cool, was published by Soft Skull Press, which also published his most recent work, Daily Negations (2007), a self-help parody.

MIKE LALA owes his heritage to punk rock, Bob Dylan, The Velvet Underground, and the American West.  He grew up the son of a USAF fighter pilot, born in Lubbock, Texas and moving to Alaska, New Mexico, Arizona, Florida, Colorado, Japan, Oklahoma, Virginia, Michigan, and New York City.  He is currently assembling his first collection of poems and lives in Brooklyn with his cat and drinking problem.

ERIC NELSON is an emerging writer originally from New Jersey, the son of a nurse and machinist. He has written for publications such as Constellation and Zine World and wrote the zine series “The Silk City Series,” which is now a book of short stories from Knickerbocker Circus Publishing. He is currently curating readings and is at work on his debut novel. He’s a combination of Black Flag and Raymond Carver. He can usually be found laughing loudly at something inappropriate. He lives in Queens and he loves it.

LENOX PARKER is a persecuted artist writing subversive material under an alias. Or she is a suburban mom with a draining day job working for the Man, writing cranky, multiple-narrative not-really-post-modern short stories and novels.