The Poet in New York

Mon, 07 July 2014 // 09:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)


Featuring Poet Lisa Marie Basile, Alyssa Morhardt Goldstein, and Musical Guest Adrian Knight, and your host Nikhil Melnechuk.

A night of the best Featured Poets + Music + OPEN MIC. Vote for your favorite poem to be published online the next day at

$10 admission at the door. Come at 8:30 to sign up for the OPEN MIC.

Lisa Marie Basile edits a micropress, Patasola Press, an online magazine, Luna Luna Mag, and helps curate Diorama (a new series focused on movement, sound and poetry). She is the NY Editor for The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review, an online and print literary and arts journal housed at The Johns Hopkins University, M. A. in Writing Program, where she teaches online writing workshops. She reads poetry for Fifth Wednesday Journal. Her poetry and essays can be seen in Best American Poetry, Coldfront, Poets & Artists Magazine, PANK, The Nervous Breakdown, Huffington Post, Johns Hopkin’s The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, decomP, Thrush Poetry Journal, Poetry Crush, La Fovea, Prick of the Spindle and elimae, among others. She is the author of three chapbooks: Andalucia (The Poetry Society of New York) and Triste (Dancing Girl Press). Her newest chapbook, war/lock, is forthcoming from Hyacinth Girl Press in 2014. Noctuary Press, run from University of Buffalo, will publish her full-length poetry collection, APOCRYPHAL, in the summer of 2014. Lisa Marie has edited for SUNDRESS Publications and WEAVE Magazine. In 2013, she was visiting poet at Westfield High School in NJ. She’s been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice. She was the February 2014 feature poet for Poets & Artists Magazine, and has been named a top contemporary NYC poet to watch in features by The New York Daily News & Relapse Magazine. She is a graduate of The New School’s MFA program for creative writing.

Adrian Knight (b. 1987, Uppsala, Sweden) is a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. His works are published by Project Schott New York. Commissions and performances include pieces for The Living Earth Show, R. Andrew Lee, Minnesota Orchestra, Mobius Trio, Red Light Ensemble, Nonsemble 6, Tigue, Margaret Lancaster and the Yale School of Drama. In 2008 he founded the record label Pink Pamphlet as an outlet for his own and his friends' recorded work. He performs regularly as a member of "Steely Dan cover band" Blue Jazz TV and ambient duo Private Elevators. Look for his new full length album on Galtta Tapes later this year.