Pretty LIT + Gulf Coast #3

Featuring poems by Elizabeth Lyons, Frank O'Hara, and Katie Condon, and music by Jimmy Ray, Charli XCX, Jessie J, Iggy Azalea, and Jason Derulo.

Pretty LIT + Gulf Coast #2

This Friday, 7PM at Rudyard's Pub, is the penultimate Gulf Coast Series reading featuring fiction from Jennifer McFarland, and poetry with Sam Mansfield and David Tomas Martinez. In the meantime, check out Sam and Jeni on a new episode of Pretty LIT!

Featuring music by Danny Elfman, Digable Planets, David Holmes, and Blackalicious, with a special appearance by Pee-Wee Herman himself!

Pretty LIT + Gulf Coast #1

On Friday, February 20th, at Rudyard's British Pub, 7PM, enjoy the works of featured reader Noah Eli Gordon, along with fabulous student readers, Rhianna Brandt and Erika Jo Brown with poetry, and Laura Jok reading fiction. In the meantime, enjoy this episode of Pretty LIT featuring Noah Eli Gordon, Laura Jok, and Erika Jo Brown, with music by Beyonce, LL Cool J, Handsome Boy Modeling School, Tears for Fears, and Cam'ron.

Season TWO Episode TWO

Featuring Pretty Literature by: Ryan Collins, Gina Myers, Micah Bateman, Helen Adam, Khaliah Williams, Richard Brautigan, and Matthew Zapruder.

With music by: Eric B. and Rakim, Ini Kamoze, Cypress Hill, A Tribe Called Quest, Beyonce, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Warren G and Nate Dogg, 2Pac ft. Dr. Dre, Duke Bootee, and Public Enemy.

Season TWO Episode ONE

Featuring some totally pretty literature by Mike Young, Montreux Rotholtz, Ted Berrigan, Jeff Hipsher, Josephine Rowe, Eric Baus, and Elizabeth Bishop.

Music: Big & Rich, Nine Inch Nails, Aphex Twin, De La Soul ft. Teenage Fanclub, Prince, Kanye West, The Smith, Run DMC, Alicia Keys, and James Brown.

Episode SEVEN

featuring: Anne Sexton, Mathias Svalina, Nate Brown, Matthew Klane, Danny Evans, Geoffrey Nutter, Matthew Henriksen, and Thea Brown.

with music by: Steve Martin, The Dap Kings, Handsome Boy Modeling School, David Byrne, Roberta Flack, N.E.R.D., Son House, Beck, Stevie Wonder, and The World's Famous Supreme Team.

Episode SIX

Featuring LIT by: Caroline Cabrera, Sarah Levine, Amelia Gray, Philip Muller, Paula Cisewski, Joe Pan, Leora Fridman, Anne C. Holmes, Sam Martone, and Megan Savage.

Music in this episode by: The Whispers, Nancy Sinatra, The English Beat, Oingo Boingo, Angel Haze, Justin Timberlake, Taj Mahal, En Vogue/Salt N' Pepa, Nicki Minaj ft. 2 Chainz,  and Washed Out.

Episode FIVE

Featuring poems by: Sylvia Plath, Chris Tonelli, Molly McGuire, Jason Bradford, Sommer Browning, Justin Marks, Elisa Gabbert, e.e. cummings, Bianca Stone, Joe Fletcher, Emily Petit, and me, BJ Love.

Music from: Jason Derulo, Newcleus, Kid Cudi, Metallica, Funk's Incorporated, The Fatback Band, Madonna, Missy Elliot, Poison (yeah, THAT Poison), NWA, TLC, Wiz Khalifa, Paula Abdul, and Lester Bangs.

Episode FOUR

Featuring poems by: Gale Thompson, Aaron Belz, Sheila Maldonado, Wallace Stevens, Kelly Morse, Gale Marie Thompson, Lucas Pingel, Derek Gromadzki, Jon Papas, and John Ashbery. The music you hear is performed by Donna Lewis, PM Dawn, the Isley Brothers, Harold Faltermeyer, Fleetwood Mac, Tower of Power, Big Pun, Britney Spears, Kanye West, Sir Mix-a-lot, and Donna Summer.


Episode THREE

Poems and songs from Lorine Niedecker, Russell Jaffe, The Voyager Spacecraft, The Sweet Inspirations, Caroline Crew, Stephanie Goehring, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Sly and The Family Stone, and the inimitable, Erika Jo Brown.

Episode TWO

Because I've been super busy, a quicker hit of poems, and dancing, and poems. Featuring John Berryman, The Beastie Boys, and Lesley Wheeler.


Episode ONE

featuring Nick Sturm, Aaron McNally, T'Pau, Henry Finch, Russell Jaffe, Angel Haze, Jack Spicer, and AC/DC