The Poet in New York

Mon, 23 March 2015 // 09:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

This week's featured poet is Janos Gat, with Panamanian/Brooklyn Jazz DUO Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes!

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.

JANOS GAT — born in Budapest in the nineteen-fifties — unpublished poetry in Hungarian in the nineteen-sixties — a volume of poems In the Upper Room (bheder haelion) Eked, in Hebrew; theater in French, and beyond-words performance mostly in Paris in the nineteen-seventies — poems into songs by Defunkt, Casino Shanghai, and others (one song sampled by Red Hot Chilly Peppers) in the nineteen-eighties — a volume of poems, Riding My Camel Upright Though the Needle’s Eye, Eked, in English in the nineteen-nineties — prose from the beginning and ever since.

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