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Newfangled 5: Robert Siek hosts Wo Chan, Jake Matkov, and Jayson Smith

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Event:
Newfangled 5: Robert Siek hosts Wo Chan, Jake Matkov, and Jayson Smith
Start:
February 21, 2015 7:00 PM
End:
February 21, 2015 10:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Organizer:
Greg
Phone:
646 457 0859
contact@bgsqd.com
Updated:
February 4, 2015
Venue:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @ The Center
Phone:
646 457 0859
Address:
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Newfangled 5 500

 

 
Join us for the 5th installment of Newfangled, poetry readings by emerging poets hosted by Robert Siek. Newfangled 5 will feature Wo Chan, Jake Matkov, and Jayson Smith.

 

 

WoChan
WO CHAN is a queer Fujianese immigrant living in Brooklyn. Wo is the recipient of fellowships from the Asian American Writers Workshop, Poets House, Kundiman, and Lambda Literary. Their work has been published (and forthcoming) in cream city review, BARZAHK, the Lambda Literary Fellows Anthology, and VYM Magazine. Wo is also a member of the Brooklyn-based drag troupe, Switch n’ Play, and has performed at venues including Brooklyn Pride, Princeton, The Trevor Project, and the Architectural Digest Expo.

 

 
JakeMatkov
JAKE MATKOV received a scholarship to the first grade. He was cast in Annie Get Your Gun as the Gun and has had nightmares ever since. He is an MFA candidate in poetry at LIU Brooklyn, where he holds a teaching fellowship in the First Year Writing Program. He is one of the cofounding editors of visceral brooklyn, LIU Brooklyn’s online lit journal. His work has appeared in thosethatthis, Downtown Brooklyn, and Brooklyn Paramount; he has publications in Liquid forthcoming. You can find him @ooohjakie. He says hi.

 

 

JaysonSmith

JAYSON SMITH is a writer, choreographer, & curator hailing from the Bronx, NY. His work is published/forthcoming in various journals & anthologies, including Kinfolks Quarterly, boundary2: an international journal of literature and culture, and MUZZLE Magazine. A recent Pushcart Prize Nominee, Jayson is currently on staff for Union Station Magazine and a curator for Poets in Unexpected Places.

 

 
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ROBERT SIEK is the author of the poetry collection Purpose and Devil Piss (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013) and the chapbook Clubbed Kid (New School University, 2002). His poetry has most recently appeared in The Good Men Project, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, and VACZINE, as well as the anthology Between: New Gay Poetry. He lives in Brooklyn.

 

 

 

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