Reading at 17 Poets on Thursday

I’m incredibly honored to be reading at the 17 Poets reading series this coming Thursday — it’s actually a joint birthday reading for Dave Brinks and myself, so anyone in the area is are welcome to come and help us celebrate. We’ll both be reading new work, Dave from his just-published The Secret Brain: Collected Poems 1996-2012, and myself, poems from the past few months, including from Ecotone, and from my trip to the Middle East.This is what the night will look like:

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Casual reception begins promptly @ 7:00pm
featuring a performance by PETER NU (on steel drums)
+ complimentary wine, beer, juice, soft drinks
+ complimentary red beans & rice (provided by Megan burns!)

8:05 – 8:35pm
THE POET OF NEW ORLEANS BRASS BAND performs

8:40 – 9:00pm
Poetry reading featuring BENJAMIN MORRIS

9:05 – 9:35pm
JAZZ POETRY featuring
poet DAVE BRINKS
w/ THE POET OF NEW ORLEANS BRASS

9:40 – 11:00pm
OPEN MIC hosted by JIMMY ROSS

(sign-up begins at 8:00pm)

More details are available at www.17poets.com.

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