The Poet in New York

Mon, 27 October 2014 // 09:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)


Ft. Chavisa Woods, Musical Guest Samrat Chakrabarti, Ranjit Arapurakal, and your host Nikhil Melnechuk.

Bowery's Premier Poetry Night, with the best OPEN MIC, Featured Poets, and Music in NYC. Vote for your favorite poem to be published online at

$10 admission at the door. Come at 8:30 to sign up for the OPEN MIC – 10 slots, first come, first served.

CHAVISA WOODS ( is the author of two books of fiction, “The Albino Album,” a novel, (550 pages) Seven Stories Press (Distributed by Random House), 2013; and Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind” full-length fiction (Fly by Night Press, 2009). Woods was the recipient of the 2013 Cobalt Prize for fiction and was a finalist (second nomination) for the 2013 Lambda Literary Award for fiction. Her writing has appeared in such publications as The Evergreen Review, New York Quarterly, The Brooklyn Rail, Cleaver Magazine, and Jadaliyya. Woods was the recipient of the 2009 Jerome Foundation award for emerging authors, and is currently completing her third work of full-length fiction.