Sunday, October 5, 2014

Another memorable Brooklyn Book Fair

Norman Beim and Perry Brass at the BBF taken by Steve Kreis, who came by and bought books. 

Monday, September 29, 2014

Of Interest: Publishers Gave Away 122,951,031 Books During World War II (from The Atlantic)

In 1943, in the middle of the Second World War, America's book publishers took an audacious gamble. They decided to sell the armed forces cheap paperbacks, shipped to units scattered around the globe. Instead of printing only the books soldiers and sailors actually wanted to read, though, publishers decided to send them the best they had to offer. Over the next four years, publishers gave away 122,951,031 copies of their most valuable titles.

Read the full story from The Atlantic:

Monday, August 18, 2014

Beim's Latest Book Receives Acclaim

Norman Beim received a great review of his latest book, "A Not-So-Nice Jewish Veteran Faces Life," in the blog Reviews by Amos Lassen.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Announcing International Underground Poetry Fest

We are honored to announce this event created by GNYIPA alumna member, Kat Georges and her Three Rooms Press.  Learn more about Three Rooms Press for poetry at

19-21 September 2014
GC Essegem 1090 Brussels
Leopold I Straat 329 Entrance: A. Gomardstraat

A Celebration Of Cutting-Edge Poetry | Performance | Art | Dada

Fri 19/09 8 PM
Book Launch
This Is Belgian Chocolate: Manifestations Of Poetry
Feat. Performance Poet Philip Meersman

Sat 20/09 7 PM
Book Launch
Maintenant 8: A Journal Of Contemporary Dada Writing And Art
Feat. Three Rooms Press Editors Peter Carlaftes + Kat Georges

Sun 21/09 10 AM
The Disunited Kingdom Of Belgium: A Public Poem
Feat. Author-Performer Alain Arias-Misson

Plus Academic Seminars, Workshops, Art Expo, and Awards Ceremony

Admission to all events is FREE

Underground Poetry Fest Participants (In Alphabetical Order)
• Alain Arias-Misson • Artiestencollectief Ja!4 • Rossella Bargiacchi1 • Jaap Blonk1
• Antoine Boute • Fork Burke • Peter Carlaftes • Jean De Lacoste • Prof. Dr. Hans De Wolf2
• Heike Fiedler • Luc Fierens • Éditions Maelström • Fjorton • Kat Georges
• Hauser (Lies Van Gasse & Annemarie Estor)1 • Rozalie Hirs1 • Frie J. Jacobs1
• Maja Jantar • Una Lee • Prof. Dr. Laura Lopez-Fernandez2 • Jaan „Luulur” Malin
• Philip Meersman • Tom Nisse • Renaat Ramon • Xavier Roelens • Gabor Roozen1
• Slam Tribu3 • Sven Staelens1,2 • Vincent Tholomé • Michaël Vandenbril
• Kila Van Der Starre • Lies Van Gasse3 • Dirk Vekemans • Sandrine Verstraeten
• Acg Vianen • Helen White • Peter Wullen • Wilfried Wynants1,2 • Aleksey Yudin
1 Art Expostition
2 Academic Seminar
3 Workshop
4 Taped Performance