Via Small Press Traffic:
Please join us for a night of wonderful.
OCTOBER 21st, 2012
DOORS OPEN AT 5PM/EVENT BEGINS AT 5:30PM
Paolo Javier is the current Queens Poet Laureate. The recipient of grants from the Queens Council on the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts, he is the author of five chapbooks and three full-length poetry collections, including The Feeling Is Actual(Marsh Hawk Press, 2011). Javier also publishes 2nd Avenue Poetry, and curates Queens Poet Lore, a roving poetry series set across the borough.
Cathy Park Hong’s first book, Translating Mo’um was published in 2002 by Hanging Loose Press. Her second collection, Dance Dance Revolution, was chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize and was published in 2007 by WW Norton. Her third book of poems, Engine Empire, was published in May 2012 by WW Norton. Her poems have been published in A Public Space, Poetry, Paris Review, Conjunctions, Lana Turner, McSweeney’s, Boston Review, The Nation, American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, and other journals.She is a professor at Sarah Lawrence College.
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