Monday, May 7, 2007

If you're a poet in New York...

Go here this week!

Monday, May 7th @ 6pm
Quetzal Quill Reading Series

Curated by Rigoberto González, this reading series showcases the best new voices in American letters. Featured readers include poets Cynthia Cruz and Ada Limón, and short story writer Manuel Muñoz.

Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street
between Bleecker and Sixth Avenue
Hosted by Rigoberto Gonzalez
$6 cover includes free drink

A,F,V trains to W 4th St.


Monday May 7th @ 7:30pm
louderARTS: The Reading Series
louderEDGE featuring Marie Howe

13 Bar/Lounge
35 E. 13th Street
corner of 13th St. and University Place
N, Q, R, W, L, 4, 5, 6 trains to Union Square
Hosted by Lynne Procope
$6 cover/$5 students
2-for-1 drinks


Tuesday, May 8th @ 7pm
ACENTOS Bronx Poetry Showcase
The Uptown's Best Open Mic and Featured Poet Francisco Aragón

Francisco Aragón's poems and translations have appeared in various print and web publications, including Chain, Crab Orchard Review, Chelsea, The Journal, ZYZZYVA, and the online magazines Jacket, Electronic Poetry Review, and Tertulia. In addition to Puerta del Sol (Bilingual Press), he is the editor of The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (University of Arizona Press). He directs Letras Latinas, the literary unit at the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

The Bruckner Bar and Grill
1 Bruckner Boulevard (Corner of 3rd Ave)
6 Train to 138th Street Station
Hosted by Rich Villar
FREE! ($5 Suggested Donation)

Coming from Manhattan: At the 138th Street Station, exit by the last
car on the 6. Take the exit to your left, go up the stairs to your
right to exit at Lincoln Avenue. Walk down Lincoln to Bruckner Blvd,
turn right on Bruckner past the bike shop. The Bruckner Bar & Grill
is on the corner. For more directions, please call 917-209-4211.

See ya there, kids!

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