HATCHET JOB HEADS TO SUBURBIA
One day the men with the money will bang on your door and say we want to make money. You’ve given us fourteen months of good, hearty work now we want your work to make money. We want the room in which you work to make money. We want your money to make money. These are the words the men spoke to me when they banged on my door. And so ended Hatchet Job’s run of poetry readings at Public Assembly.
And now the people sing: what will a poetry series do for a home?
It will call its home Suburbia. It will stride back into the basement where it was born. It will let you the read the poems you came there to read. It will never argue for time. It will sell the booze low how it should be in Brooklyn. I’ve said it each month and I’ll say it again: Hatchet Job will never cost money.
Suburbia is a DIY punk venue and Hatchet Job is a DIY poetry series and now we are married.
Hatchet Job XV is next Tuesday, May 7, from 7:30-9:30PM and it’s our first reading at Suburbia. Join Susan Wheeler, Brian Foley, Kathleen Turner, and a very special guest, and let’s throw the after party at our venue, where we work, and let’s cheers to art that won’t take money for an answer.