The So and So Series


Special Edition of So and So!!!

Poetry by Nellie Bellows * Lily Brown * Julia Cohen * Anna Lena Phillips

Friday * December 10th * 8:00pm * Morning Times * 10 E. Hargett Street * Raleigh, NC

Nellie Bellows is a recent MFA graduate of Vermont College. She has poems published in the 2005 Grolier Poetry Prize, and recently in 42opus, and Gulf Coast. She is the assistant poetry editor for Fringe Magazine, and currently works and writes in North Carolina.

Lily Brown's first book, Rust or Go Missing, is out or will be out very soon from Cleveland State University Poetry Center. Poems have appeared recently in Colorado Review and American Letters and Commentary, and are forthcoming in 6X6. She is a Ph.D. student in English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.

Julia Cohen is the author of 10 chapbooks. Her work has been published in 6x6, Columbia Poetry Review, Octopus, and 1913 amongst others. She is the poetry editor of Saltgrass and the Associate Editor of the Denver Quarterly. She can be found at:

Anna Lena Phillips works for American Scientist by day and is poetry editor of Fringe by night. She received an MFA from Emerson College, and she was awarded a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg prize for poetry in 2008 and 2009. She lives by a river, which makes for good swimming but a long commute to work. She'll be calling a square dance at Pinhook in Durham on January 6, so come out if you get the notion.

So and So #42 (note the venue change)

Poetry by Eric Amling * Sasha Fletcher * Ben Mirov

Saturday * December 4th * 8:00pm * 230 Fayetteville Street, 5th Floor * Raleigh, NC

Eric Amling is the author of several chapbooks, most recently Nine Live Two-Headed Animals (Greying Ghost 2010). He is the proprietor of Human Hair & Co., a business of personal business. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Sasha Fletcher is the author of the novella WHEN ALL OUR DAYS ARE NUMBERED MARCHING BANDS WILL FILL THE STREETS AND WE WILL NOT HEAR THEM BECAUSE WE WILL BE UPSTAIRS IN THE CLOUDS [ml press 2010]. His manuscript EVERYTHING HERE IS OK has twice been a finalist for Octopus Books. He is an MFA candidate in Poetry at Columbia University. He lives in Brooklyn, just like Eric and Ben.

Ben Mirov grew up in Northern California. He is the author of Ghost Machine (Caketrain, 2010) and the chapbooks I is to Vorticism (New Michigan Press, 2010), Collected Ghost (H_NG_MN, 2010) and Vortexts (SUPERMACHINE, 2011). He is general editor of pax americana and poetry editor of LIT Magazine. He lives in Brooklyn.