Readings and Music Presented by Red Hen Press

Sun, 15 September 2013 // 04:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

This event will feature readings by Elana Bell, whose first collection of poetry, Eyes, Stones, was selected by Fanny Howe as the winner of the 2011 Walt Whitman Award and was published in 2012 by Lousiana State University Press, Jessica Piazza, whose first collection of poems, Interrobang (Red Hen Press, 2013), won the 2011 A Room of Her Own Foundation To the Lighthouse Publication Prize, VerĂ³nica Reyes, a Chicana feminist jota poet from East Los Angeles whose first book, Chopper! Chopper!, will be released by Red Hen in October, and John Van Kirk, whose short stories have earned him the O. Henry Award and The Iowa Review Fiction Prize. Song for Chance (Red Hen Press, 2013) is his first novel. Van Kirk will also offer a musical performance with his friend Art Stringer, author of poetry collections Channel Markers (Wesleyan UP) and Human Costume (Salmon Poetry, Ireland).