September 13, 7PM: Jeff Conant at Bluestockings Books!
The Poetics of Resistance Road Show hits New York City with a book
release event at Bluestockings Books on NYC’s Lower-East
Side. http://bluestockings.com for more info.
September 15, 6PM: Jeff Conant reads at the Bowery Poetry Club
Jeff Conant underscores the cultural importance of the Zapatistas with
a reading at NYC’s Bowery Poetry Club. http://www.bowerypoetry.com for
September 20, 7PM: Jeff Conant at Firestorm Books in Asheville! 2
Jeff Conant does a double-header at Asheville’s swingin’ worker-owned
bookstore & cafe, Firestorm. September 20: A Poetics of Resistance;
September 21: A Guide to Community Environmental
Health. http://www.firestormcafe.com for more info.
September 23, 7PM: Jeff Conant at Internationalist Books
She is the author most recently, of Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (The Penguin Press, 2007) and also BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004), an investigation into the women in George W. Bush's Cabinet. Publisher's Weekly called Flanders' New York Times best-seller, "fierce, funny and intelligent."
The W Effect: Sexual Politics in the Age of Bush, an essay collection compiled by Flanders, appeared in June, 2004 from the Feminist Press.
Before joining Air America when it launched in March 2004, Laura hosted the award-winning " Your Call," Monday-Friday, on public radio, KALW, 91.7 fm in San Francisco.
Flanders' TV appearances include "Lou Dobbs Tonight" and "Paula Zahn Now" as well as "The O'Reilly Factor," and "Hannity and Colmes," "Washington Journal," "Donahue," "Good Morning America" and the CBC news discussion program, "CounterSpin."
Her writing appears in The Nation, Alternet, Ms. Magazine, and elsewhere and her op-ed pieces have appeared in papers including The San Francisco Chronicle.
Flanders was founding director of the Women's Desk at the media watch group, FAIR and for more than ten years she produced and hosted CounterSpin, FAIR's nationally-syndicated radio program.
Shie is also the author of Real Majority, Media Minority; the Cost of Sidelining Women in Reporting (Common Courage Press, 1997) about which Susan Faludi wrote, "If only there were a hundred of her." Katha Pollitt called it "Funny, angry, factfilled and brilliant."