NYC's Best Poetry Open Mic – This week's feature is Belal Rafiq, with special musical guest Poppy Golland, plus jazz with Tscheser Holmes and your host Nikhil Melnechuk.
BELAL RAFIQ grew up in D.C. and L.A. He received his MFA from Columbia University, where he was a Fiction Fellow. He was recently an Emerging Writer's Fellow at the Center for Fiction in Manhattan. He lives in Brooklyn, and is currently at work on a collection of stories, a novel, and a collection of poetry.
POPPY GOLLAND plays classical piano and performs in the One Year Chekhov Project in Chicago.
TSCHESER HOLMES is a jazz musician and drummer from Brooklyn. https://aquilesduotcheser.bandcamp.com/
$10 admission / $15 for PoetNY & Bowery Slam Signups and doors at 5:30pm 10, 3-minute slots, first come, first served. Buy tickets here: