Tuesday, July 10, 2007


by Aurelio Rico Lopez III

A voice beckons
Deep within the well,
Where ten years today,
Little Angela fell.

Amidst the tall grass,
Above a building breeze,
Remorse’s heavy load,
Drops me to my knees.

A little child’s voice
Unforgiving, yet hushed;
Do you remember, Papa?
This is where you pushed.

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Announcement: KGB Bar

On July 22 from 7-9 pm there will be a reading in conjunction with the release of The Flash (Social Disease Press ISBN 978-0955282935 Edited by Peter Wild, a contributor to MotD). This reading will be held at The KGB Bar in New York City.

Info about those reading:

Andrew Lewis Conn is the author of the critically acclaimed novel, P (SoftSkull, 2003). Following a starred review in Kirkus, P was chosen as one of the summer's best books by The Austin Chronicle, Nerve, The Oregonian, Salon, and Time Out New York, and was named one of the best books of the year by The Village Voice and The Austin Chronicle. P was translated into Greek by Electra Publishing and into Portuguese for publication in Brazil by Editora W11.

Conn's other writing has appeared in The Village Voice, Film Comment, Time Out New York, and The Believer. He has been a resident at the Ledig House International Writers' Colony and Yaddo.

Nic Kelman is the author of the international bestselling novel, Girls, published by Little, Brown and Co. as well as Video Game Art, an art history of video games published by Assouline. His writing and photography have appeared, among other places, in Elle, Glamour, The Village Voice, and Black Book, as well as various anthologies. He holds a B.S. from MIT and an M.F.A. from Brown University.

Nathan Tyree is a writer from Kansas. His fiction and poetry has appeared in places like Edifice Wrecked; decomP; The Beat; Doorknobs and Body Paint; Flesh and Blood; Problem Child; Dogmatika; The Shallow End; Lightning Journal; Journal of Modern Post and too many others to list. In addition to The Flash his work has been anthologized in 3AM: London, New York, Paris (Social Disease Press); The Empty Page (Serpent’s Tail); Pleasant Dreams (Serpent’s Tail); What Goes on (Serpent’s Tail); Project Contagion (3Pitt Publications) and others. Nathan is the author of Mr. Overby is Falling. He has never mastered the oboe.

Jackie Corley was born in 1982. She developed Word Riot in March 2002 with the help of Paula Anderson. Word Riot Press, an independent publishing press, evolved out of the magazine in January 2003. Jackie's writing has appeared on-line at MobyLives.com, 3AM Magazine and SerialText and in print in BOOM! For Real and Consumed: Women on Excess (So New Media).

Admission to this event is free. All are invited. If you are (or will be) in the NYC area, drop in.