Gina Abelkop & Kate Durbin: The Empty Globe
Saturday, May 5 2012
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Empty Globe

Gina Abelkop is a Pisces living in Northern California with a pug named after Ava Gardner. She is the founder/editor of the DIY feminist press Birds of Lace and author of Darling Beastlettes (Apostrophe Books, 2012). Visit her online at

Kate Durbin is a Los Angeles-based writer and performance artist. She is author of The Ravenous Audience (Akashic Books), E! Entertainment (Blanc Press Diamond Edition, forthcoming), The Fashion Issue (Wonder, forthcoming), and, with Amaranth Borsuk, ABRA (Zg Press, forthcoming). Her projects have been featured in Spex, Huffington Post, The New Yorker,, AOL, Poets and Writers, TMobile’s Digital Daily,, VLAK, Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion, Black Warrior Review, Joyland, berfrois, SUPERMACHINE, Drunken Boat, NPR, Bookslut, Fanzine, and The American Scholar, among others. She is founding editor of Gaga Stigmata, an online arts and criticism journal about Lady Gaga, which will be published as a book from Zg Press in 2012.

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