NYC's Poetry Open Mic, featuring Bowery's Summer Resident Poet B.C. Edwards!
With jazz accompaniment by Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes, and your host Nikhil Melnechuk.
$10 admission / $15 for PoetNY & Bowery Slam Advance tix: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2570453 Signups and doors at 5:30pm 10, 3-minute slots, first come, first served
B.C. EDWARDS is the author of two books,The Aversive Clause and From The Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes. He has written for Mathematics Magazine, Hobart, The New York Times, and others. He was awarded the 2011 Hudson Prize for fiction and is a 2014 Poetry Fellow of the New York Foundation of the Arts. He will also be the 2016 summer poet in residence at Bowery Poetry. Edwards currently serves on the board of the Poetry Society of New York and is the Director of Programming for Howl Arts, an east village performance and arts organization. He attended the graduate writing program at The New School in New York and lives in Brooklyn with his husband.