A delicious port of poets, curated and hosted by the incomparable Stephen Boyer. 3:30pm, 3rd Sundays Monthly.
The first Wine Sludge Sunday reading features: Tennessee Jones, Alok Vaid-Menon, & Sara Jane Stoner
$10 at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds).
TENNESSEE JONES is the author of the Lambda Literary Award nominated collection Deliver Me From Nowhere, a “cover” of Bruce Springsteen’sNebraska. He is the recipient of awards from the Jacob K. Javits Foundation, the Christopher Isherwood Foundation and Hunter College, where he received his MFA in Fiction in 2010. He was also the George Bennett Fellow (Writer in Residence) at Philips Exeter Academy 2010-11, and the Philip Roth Writer in Residence at Bucknell University (2013). He grew up in the hollers of East Tennessee and currently lives in Brooklyn.
ALOK VAID-MENON is a trans/national spoken word poet and activist. as 1/2 of DARKMATTER, alok is committed to an art practice of gender selfie-determination and terminating white supremacy. to read more of their work check out www.returnthegayze.com
SARA JANE STONER's first book, Experience in the Medium of Destruction, will be published in Fall 2014 by Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs. She holds an MFA in Fiction from Indiana University and is pursuing a PhD in English and Critical Theory at the CUNY Graduate Center, while teaching literature and queer theory at Baruch College and The Cooper Union. She currently serves as the Reviews Editor for the Poetry Project Newsletter.