The Poet in New York

Mon, 26 October 2015 // 09:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

Tonight's featured poet is Bill Zavatsky!
w / jazz by Aquiles Navarro and Tscheser Holmes + special guest host Russell Eliot

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.

BILL ZAVATSKY is readying a third book of his poetry for publication; the others are Where X Marks the Spot and Theories of Rain and Other Poems. He has also translated André Breton, Robert Desnos, and Valery Larbaud, as well as writing "liner note" poems for jazz pianists Bill Evans and Marc Copland. Bill has received fellowships in poetry from NYSCA, the NEA, the MacDowell Colony, and the Guggenheim Foundation. He teaches a poetry workshop every Wednesday at the Morningside Heights Library in Manhattan.

RUSSELL ELLIOT is a feminist r&b musician.

AQUILES NAVARRO is a Panamanian trumpeter. TSCHESER HOLMES is a drummer from Brooklyn.

The Poet in New York is generously supported by the National Endowment of the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.