NYC's Poetry Open Mic.
This week's feature is Chris Cheney, with your host Nikhil Melnechuk.
$10 admission / $15 for PoetNY & Bowery Slam Advance tix: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2533911 Signups and doors at 5:30pm 10, 3-minute slots, first come, first served
CHRIS CHENEY hails from The Pioneer Valley but lives in Queens. His debut collection of poetry Lay Me Low is forthcoming from 421 Atlanta. A collaborative, hybrid book entitled I Cry: The Desire to Be Rejected, co-authored with Amy Lawless, is available from Pioneer Works Press. Recent poems have appeared or will soon in Stonecutter, jubilat, Pleiades and others. He coaches varsity basketball in the PSAL Multiple Pathways League.