PoetNY Open Mic ft Joshua Nguyen

Jul
02
Sun, 02 July 2017 // 08:30 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

NYC's Poetry Open Mic, Hosted by Mason Granger. Signups and doors at 8pm. 20, 3-minute slots, first come, first served. First 8-10 slots recorded and streamed live on Bowery Poetry’s YouTube Channel. $10 admission. Advance discount tickets: $7 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2734821 Join the PoetNY OpenMic community on IG @poetny & Twitter @poetinnewyork

FEATURE POET: JOSHUA NGUYEN

Joshua Nguyen began writing with the Meta-Four Houston Youth Slam Team from 2008-2012 and competed in Brave New Voices. He is an alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin and was part of the UT Spitshine slam team from 2014-2016. He placed #1 in the nation in 2014, won ‘Best Writing as a Team’ in 2015, and was the 2015 CUPSI Haiku Champ. He was a featured poet in a commercial for the National Education Association's 'Do You Hear Us?' campaign.

Joshua is a Kundiman fellow. He has been published in The Offing, The Acentos Review, Freezeray Poetry, Write About Now, Birds Thumb and is forthcoming in The Texas Review and Rambutan Magazine. He is a MFA candidate at The University of Mississippi. He is a tapioca connoisseur and plays an aggressive-tight strategy in poker.