Time to get weirdd! Join us for three excellent poets reading their work!
Jayson P Smith is a 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Poetry and a 2016 Emerge-Surface-Be Fellow (The Poetry Project). Their work appears in publications such as NYLON, Gulf Coast, & The Offing. Jayson currently lives + works in Brooklyn as founder of NOMAD Reading Series. jaysonpsmith.com.
Rio Cortez is a Pushcart-nominated poet, living & working in Harlem. Rio has received fellowships from Poet's House, Cave Canem and Canto Mundo Foundations. Her manuscript I Have Learned to Define a Field as a Space Between Mountains was selected by Ross Gay as the inaugural winner of the Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize, now available from Jai-Alai Books. riocortez.com.
Yanyi is a poet and critic based in Brooklyn, New York. He is a 2017-2018 Asian American Writers Workshop Margins Fellow and contributing editor at Foundry. The recipient of a 2015 Emerging Poets Fellowship from Poets House, Yanyi's poems and criticism have appeared in Model View Culture, cellpoems, The Cortland Review, and DIARY, chaplet #193 at Belladonna* Collaborative. Find him at yanyiii.com.
This event is free!