Ocean Jason Amy Fbook

Poetry Reading with Ocean Vuong, Jason Schneiderman, Amy King

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Poetry Reading with Ocean Vuong, Jason Schneiderman, Amy King
March 21, 2014 7:00 PM
March 21, 2014 9:00 PM
646 457 0859
February 19, 2014
Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
646 457 0859
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83A Hester St., New York, NY, 10002, United States
Ocean Jason Amy Fbook
The Bureau General Services—Queer Division is thrilled to host three award-winning poets, who bring beauty, emotional depth, intelligence, and honed craft to each of their works. Introductions by Lawrence Kaplun. This is a reading you don’t want to miss, so put it on your calendar today.


Ocean Vuong is the author of two chapbooks, BURNINGS, and NO (YesYesBooks, 2013). He is the recipient of fellowships from Kundiman, Poets House, and The Saltonstall Foundation. His poems have appeared in many journals including The Nation, Quarterly West, Passages North, Guernica, The Normal School, Denver Quarterly, Poetry Magazine, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the 2012 Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets.


Jason Schneiderman

Jason Schneiderman is the author of two books of poetry, SUBLIMATION POINT, and STRIKING SURFACE (Ashland Press, 2010). His poems and essays on contemporary poetry have appeared in many journals including American Poetry Review, Court Green, The Gay & Lesbian Review, Grand Street, Tin House, and Virginia Quarterly Review. He is an Assistant Professor at the Borough of Manhattan Community College.


Amy King

Amy King is the author of five books of poetry, including I WANT TO MAKE YOU SAFE (Litmus Press, 2011) and THE MISSING MUSEUM (forthcoming, 2014). Her poems and prose have appeared in Boston Review, The Rumpus, and Poetry Magazine. She serves on the Executive Board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, and teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY-Nassau Community College.