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Thursday, April 24th, 7pm: Ryan Gallagher & Sunnylyn Thibodeaux – Double Bootstrap Book Release

Bootstrap Productions has just published new books by poets Ryan Gallagher (Red Book of Blues) & Sunnylyn Thibodeaux (As Water Sounds), and will be celebrating their release with a reading by the poets, hosted by Derek Fenner (co-publisher w/ Gallagher), Thursday, April 24th, at 7:00 pm.

Red Book Cover FrontRyan Gallagher is the author of Red Book of Blues (Bootstrap 2014), Plum Smash and Other Flashbulbs (Bootstrap 2005), and has translated The Complete Works of Catullus (Bootstrap 2008) from Latin. He also curated, edited, and designed Young Angel Midnight, An Emerging Generation in the Arts in Lowell, MA (Bootstrap 2011), a project funded by the Cultural Organization of Lowell. He is co-founder of Bootstrap Press and teaches high school literature and journalism at Malden High School.

AWS COVER Final frontSunnylyn Thibodeaux is the author of the full-length collections As Water Sounds (2014) and Palm to Pine (2011), both out by Bootstrap Press, as well as various small books including 88 Haiku for Lorca (Push Press), Against What Light (Ypolita), Room Service Calls (Lew Gallery Editions) and Universal Fall Precautions (Well Greased Press). She lives in San Francisco with her husband and daughter and co-edits Auguste Press and Lew Gallery Editions.


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