A Galère of Poetic Autopsies

Expect the unexpected as poets, writers, and other creatives from the Hudson area and beyond reveal the inspiration and shadows behind their work.

Featured readers: Bibbe Hansen, Jee Leong Koh, and Rik Letendre

Hosted by John K Lawson and Jane Ormerod

Dootrs at 6:00 pm, show at 7:00 pm.

$10 suggested donation to be shared among performers.

Bibbe Hansen is an artist, writer, performer and, in her youth, was one of the youngest members of the Warhol Silver Factory. She is the daughter of Fluxus artist Al Hansen and the bohemian poet Audrey Ostlin Hansen, the mother of pop musician Beck, artist Channing Hansen, and poet Rain Whittaker. She lives in Hudson where she writes and creates art. Her collection of “Factory Poems” is forthcoming from Waverly Press.

Jee Leong Koh is the author of Steep Tea (Carcanet), named a Best Book of the Year by UK’s Financial Times and a Finalist by Lambda Literary in the USA. His hybrid work of fiction, Snow at 5 PM: Translations of an Insignificant Japanese Poet, won the 2022 Singapore Literature Prize in English fiction. Originally from Singapore, Jee lives in New York City where he heads the literary organization Singapore Unbound, the press Gaudy Boy, and the journal SUSPECT.

Richard Victor Letendre was a young punk, artist, musician, and writer in late 70’s – 80’s NYC. Along with many other endeavors, he’s been the founding member of the No Wave group Circle X, co-editor of the artists book Anti-Utopia, and author of the collection of short fiction, Nineteen Stories. A bon vivant to the limit of patience, Rik wears soft slippers and wields a societal stiletto.


Jul 03 2024


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Park Theater
Park Theater
723 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534
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