Weirdd Poetry Reading Series: Jayson P Smith, Rio Cortez, Yanyi @ Books Are Magic, Brooklyn [26 February]

Weirdd Poetry Reading Series: Jayson P Smith, Rio Cortez, Yanyi


146
26
February
19:30 - 20:30

 Facebook event page
Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, New York 11231
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!
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Books Are Magic:

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi: Call Me Zebra w/ Lynne Tillman
Books Are Magic
Amy Bloom: White Houses w/ Koa Beck
Books Are Magic
Molly McCloskey: Straying w/ Belinda McKeon
Books Are Magic
Jesse Ball: Census w/ Kathleen Alcott
Books Are Magic
TASTE presents Chloe Coscarelli
Books Are Magic
Daniel Magariel: One of the Boys w/ Alexandra Kleeman
Books Are Magic
Books Are Magic
Books Are Magic
NYRB Books Are Magic Book Club
Books Are Magic
Jami Attenberg: All Grown Up paperback launch
Books Are Magic
NYC Book Launch for Sarah Nicole Smetana's The Midnights
Books Are Magic
Corinne Sullivan: Indecent
Books Are Magic
Mari Andrew: Am I There Yet? w/ Joanna Goddard
Books Are Magic

The most anticipated events in New York :

New York Pizza Festival
Hudson River Park
Free Nights at The Children's Museum of Manhattan
Children's Museum of Manhattan
P!NK: Beautiful Trauma World Tour
Madison Square Garden (1879)
Lunar New Year Parade in NYC 2018 - Manhattan Chinatown
New York, NY, United States
Sebastian Maniscalco
Radio City Music Hall
Sebastian Maniscalco
Radio City Music Hall
Free Days at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
P!NK: Beautiful Trauma World Tour
Prudential Center
Opening Day 3/2/2018
Brooklyn Museum
The most popular events in your news feed!