Lucy Ives, Tony Mancus, with films curated by OFF Cinema, November 18, 2016

Please join us on Friday, November 18, 2016, at 7 p.m. for a reading by Lucy Ives, author of The Hermit (Song Cave, 2016), Tony Mancus, and a screening curate
d by OFF cinema.


OFF Cinema will be screening:


BAUTISMO – Casey Koehler – 6 min – 2001 (in person at the screening!)
HOUSE – Ben Rivers – 5 min – 2005/7
OUTER SPACE – Peter Tscherkassky – 10 min – 1999
NECROLOGY – Standish Lawder – 12 min – 1971


Pay what you can ($5 suggested donation)



screen-shot-2016-09-06-at-10-35-11-amLucy Ives was born in New York City and earned her BA from Harvard College and her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her first collection, the book-length poem Anamnesis (2009), won the Slope Editions Book Prize. She is also the author of the “brief novel” Nineties (2013); a poetry and essay col
lection, Orange Roses (2013); and a collection of poetry and prose including a novella, The Worldkillers (2014). Ives won an Iowa Arts Fellowship, as well as a MacCracken Fellowship. She is the editor of Triple Canopy and lives in New York City, where she is completing a PhD in comparative literature at New York University.

 Tony Mmancus_tonyancus is the author of a handful of chapbooks, including Bye Land (Greying Ghost) and Bye Sea (Tree Lights Books) and the co-curator of In Your Ear, a monthly reading series in D.C. In 2008, with Sommer Browning, he founded Flying Guillotine Press. One of their titles, abu ghraib arias, by Philip Metres, won the Arab American Book Award in 2012. Tony has taught creative writing for many years–most recently with Writopia Lab DC and Hunter College in New York. He lives in Rosslyn with his wife Shannon and their two cats