My weird little update on the Los Angeles poetry scene is in this new issue of Lungfull! This launch, of course, is in New York.


The time has come. Lungfull! 18 will be unleashed upon an unsuspecting world in a carnival of never-before-seen acts of…poetry. &c.

LUNGFULL! 18 RELEASE PARTY & READING EXTRAVAGANZA an all-caps evening of excitement

6:30pm Saturday 4/24
Zinc Bar 82 W 3rd NYC
Between Sullivan & Thompson
Subway ACEBDQF to West 4th RW to 8th or Prince

Join us for an evening of poetry. Poetry. & poetry.

HEAR marvelous poems read by marvelous poets!
WITNESS astounding water-defying demonstrations of Lungfull!ism!
BID on indescribable items of vast allure & untellable value!
PURCHASE a brand-new copy of Lungfull! Magazine!
TAKE HOME fabulous volumes of poetry, rough drafts, art, world news reports, cranky letters, & MORE!

$5-15 sliding scale fund raiser. $20 gets you in, plus a copy of the magazine. A pair of sparkly pants & fiery hoops will earn you our unending awe.

Want to read? RSVP & we’ll secure you a spot. Plan on 1-2 poems or 2-3 minutes. Many people will be reading—prepare to be brief & awesome.

Want to contribute a fantastic something to the auction? RSVP & the wondrous TRACEY will contact you with details.

Want to see your friends there? More importantly: want to help Lungfull!
make budget for the year? It’s up to YOU to spread the word! Paper the city with wheat paste. Make your mark on Facebook. Or do it the old-fashioned way: email!

Still reading & eager for more? Visit the death-defying
You won’t be sorry. Or perhaps you will.

Questions? Contact us at

Hoping to see you there in your spangly best, LUNGFULL!