This week's featured poet is Iris Cushing, with Panamanian/Brooklyn Jazz DUO Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes!
Iris Cushing is a poet and editor living in Queens. She is the author of Wyoming (Furniture Press Books, 2013). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Fence, the Boston Review and Barrelhouse, and her critical writings on art and literature have appeared in Jacket2, Bomblog, and Hyperallergic, among others. Iris was recently a Process Space resident through the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and has been a writer-in-residence at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, her former home. She is a founding editor for Argos Books and studies in the Ph.D. program in English at the CUNY Graduate Center.
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.
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