The Poet In New York

Mon, 09 September 2013 // 09:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

"New, New York Poetry" Featured Poets + OPEN MIC + Musical Accompaniment make for a wild window into New York's many poetic voices and scenes.

Featuring BOWWOW favorites Poet Alexander Nemser, Katrina Cunningham, and Musical Guest Bryce Hackford.

Come to hear where New York poetry is going, and bring a poem to share your words. Twice-Monthly, Mondays from 9pm to midnight. $10 admission.

Alexander Nemser ( is a writer, poet, performer, and educator. His poems have been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, AGNI, n+1 Online, and The White Review. He has performed his work internationally, from the Bowery Poetry Club in Manhattan to the Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka.

Bryce Hackford ( produces experimental recordings and performances. He lives and works in Brooklyn. Collaborations include Behavior (WHIP), Pearl Necklace (Smalltown Supersound), Deep Trouble (NYC) and work with many interdisciplinary artists. LP out on new Moshi Moshi subsidiary P.R.A.H. (UK) this fall.

Katrina Cunningham ( , an Oregon grown performer and creator, initially ventured to New York to study with The Joffrey Ballet as a Trainee and now holds a BFA in Dance from Purchase Conservatory. Vocally, she emerged as a spoken word poet frequenting the Bowery Poetry Club as a part of the Bowwow Series, and the Nuyorican Poets Café. She has also shared work at the First Annual Poetry Festival on Governor’s Island and curated the work of many poets in the Vis A Vis Project at the House of Yes. Currently, she works with Company XIV as a dancer/singer/actress, sings with her band, Katrina and the Professors, and studies acting at the T. Schreiber Acting Conservatory.