Poet's Country Journal, Issue 2 Launch

Jul
09
Sun, 09 July 2017 // 06:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

This Sunday sees the INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH of Poet's Country Journal No. 2, a series of letterpressed broadsides, accompanied by original visual work by Robert Richburg and Isabel O'Toole. Contributors include Kimiko Hahn, Judith Butler, Haris Durrani, Nick Fuenzalida & Peter Mishler

FEATURED READERS:

NATHAN MYERS

NKOSI NKULULEKO

Nkosi Nkululeko is a Callaloo, The Watering Hole, and 2017 Poets House Fellow. A speaker for TEDxNewYork and Aspen Ideas Festival, Nkosi is a finalist for the 2016 Winter Tangerine Awards for Poetry and Best of the Net anthology as well as a nominee for the Pushcart Prize. His work is currently published in [PANK] Magazine, Apogee, VINYL, No Token, and other publications. Nkosi lives in Harlem, New York.

ADRIANNE BONILLA

Adrianne Bonilla is currently working on two novels. The first, Astral Cemetery, is the anti-sentimental critique of a young girl’s death. The second is based on the Colombian conflict, but is decidedly not a narconarrative. She recently graduated from Columbia's School of the Arts, where she won the Henfield prize in fiction for Astral Cemetery.

SARAH MADGES

Sarah Madges is a Brooklyn-based writer with an MFA from The New School. She co-runs Handwritten, an online project dedicated to the art and act of handwriting and runs the monthly poetry reading series, Mental Marginalia. Her writing has been published in The Village Voice, Civil Coping Mechanisms Press, SCOUT: Poetry in Review, Killing the Angel, and she is the winner of the 2016 New School Chapbook Contest for Nonfiction.

LAURA BUCCIERI

Laura Buccieri is a poet living in NYC. Her chapbook, On being mistaken, is forthcoming in August. She was a finalist for the 2017 Cosmonauts Avenue Poetry Prize. You can find her forthcoming and most recent work in Apogee, Metatron, Prelude, Lambda Literary, PANK, Word Riot, Reality Beach, Yes Poetry, Public Pool, & elsewhere. She works at Literary Hub & Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop & holds an MFA in poetry from The New School. Check out more of her work here: laurabuccieri.com

ISSUES ON SALE AT THE EVENT

www.poetscountry.com

Founded in 2014, Poet's Country is an interdependent, international journal of arts and literature and reading series based in New York City.

Poet's Country Club is a quarterly reading series held in Brooklyn, NY, since 2014. In 2016, we found a new home at the esteemed Bowery Poetry Club. We are dedicated to fostering a wide-ranging community of voices: emerging, unemerging; lyrical, narrative, frangmented, tangential. We serve up poetry, fiction, sometimes music, and occasionally exceptional times.

Poet's Country is a project of Bowery Arts & Sciences. $6 online, $10 at the door Tickets At: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2900164