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Greenlight Poetry Salon, featuring poets Megan Falley, Gregory Pardlo, Tommy Pico, and Jose Olivarez
Jan 28, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
Created by Greenlight’s own Angel Nafis, Greenlight’s quarterly Poetry Salon welcomes locally and nationally celebrated poets. Megan Falley is an award-winning poet and performer and the author of two full-length collections of poetry, published by Write Bloody Press: After the Witch Hunt(2012) and Redhead and the Slaughter King (2014). Gregory Pardlo is the author of Digest (Four Way Books, 2014), which was recently nominated for an NAACP Image Award in poetry, and also made David Orr’s ten best books of poetry for 2014 in the New York Times. Tommy “Teebs” Pico is the author of absentMINDR (VERBALVISUAL, 2014), the first chapbook app published for iOS mobile/tablet devices, and co-curates the reading series Poets With Attitude (PWA). José Olivarez is the author of the book Home Court; he is the Poet-Linc Manager for Lincoln Center Education and an editor at Painted Bride Quarterly. Join us at Greenlight for a joyful and energetic evening of poetry and performance, accompanied by a wine reception.