Snow-checked by Juno…we're back Mon. Feb. 2nd with featured poet Mohamad J Hodeib!
Mohamad J Hodeib (walad) is a Lebanese writer, researcher, and cultural activist. His work is a multidisciplinary experimention incorporating political discourse with performance arts and public interventions. Founder of el Yafta, a Beirut-based collective of young poets, performers, and cultural activists, he published his first Lebanese (slang) poetry compilation “the Streets” in the winter of 2013 and produced his play “Waiting for the Next War” in the fall of 2013. http://www.elwalad.com Fb.com/mohamadjhodeib
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 www.thepoetinnewyork.com.
$10 admission at the door. Come at 8:30 to sign up for the OPEN MIC – 10 slots, first come, first served.
The Poet in New York is generously supported by the National Endowment of the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.