Location: Noyes Arts Garage, Atlantic City
What better way to sink the old battleships of the world, than to bring them down together?
Instead of a traditional book launch, Emari DiGiorgio has invited twenty women, all of whom have played an important role in her life and/or the life of this book, to read/recite/perform one poem of their choice from GIRL TORPEDO.
Readers include Ashley Ayrer, Stephanie Cawley, Pam Cross, Barbara Daniels, Micah Dela Cueva, Annette DiGiorgio, Olivia DiGiorgio, Lisa Hardy, Emily Heerema-Smith, Mandy Heck, Manar Hussein, Cindy King, Belinda Manning, Stephanie Polinski, Aubrey Rahab, J.C. Todd, Emily Van Duyne, Tara Van Nees, Syra Wolf, and Marci Zane.
√ Badass women
√ Take-home writing prompt
√ Book signing and Q&A
Join Emari DiGiorgio for the official launch of GIRL TORPEDO on Saturday, April 28th from 4–7pm at Stockton University's Noyes Arts Garage (2200 Fairmount Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401). Parking vouchers will be available.
GIRL TORPEDO was selected by Allison Joseph for Agape Editions' 2017 Numinous Orison, Luminous Origin Literary Award. Of the collection Joseph writes: "Girl Torpedo is one brave book—it’s unafraid, unsentimental, brash but never stereotypically sassy—it’s a book to hold on to, to navigate all the savage seas of living with its 'seedy motels bound by bay and intercostal waterway.' Emari DiGiorgio’s sure steps and deft handling of this unstable mass of human life is so compelling that you’ll want more than one copy of Girl Torpedo. Get one for yourself, to keep at your bedside table. Get one for your best friend, or for any 'dangerous hum of a girl' you happen to know. DiGiorgio writes so beautifully that you’ll want hang on for the ride wherever her imagination takes her. She can even make a hammer sing! All hail Girl Torpedo!"
If you can't wait until the launch to get your copy of the book, it's available on AGAPE's website: https://squareup.com/store/agape-editions/item/girl-torpedo
and on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Girl-Torpedo-Emari-DiGiorgio/dp/1939675626/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1523152742&sr=8-5&keywords=girl+torpedo