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Queer Voices: Poetry Reading with Michael Broder, Thomas Dooley, Christopher Schmidt, & Charif Shanahan

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Event:
Queer Voices: Poetry Reading with Michael Broder, Thomas Dooley, Christopher Schmidt, & Charif Shanahan
Start:
October 24, 2014 7:00 PM
End:
October 24, 2014 9:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Organizer:
Greg
Phone:
646-457-0859
contact@bgsqd.com
Updated:
October 13, 2014
Venue:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @ The Center
Phone:
212-620-7310
Address:
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Queer Voices

 

Poets Michael Broder, Thomas Dooley, Christopher Schmidt, and Charif Shanahan will read from their acclaimed and award-winning books and share exciting new work.

 

Reception at 7:00
Reading at 7:30

 

Broder_head_shot
Michael Broder is the author of This Life Now (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, BLOOM, Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Poem-a-Day on Poets.org. He lives in Brooklyn with his husband, the poet Jason Schneiderman, and a large brood of feral and domestic cats.

 

Thomas Dooley

Thomas Dooley is the author of Trespass, a 2013 National Poetry Series selection. He is the founder and artistic director of Emotive Fruition, a New York theatre collective of actors and poets. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from New York University and works in the field of narrative medicine.

 

Charif

Charif Shanahan studied poetry at Princeton University, Dartmouth College, and New York University, where he earned his MFA and served as a Starlight Foundation Fellow. Charif is a Cave Canem fellow, a recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and a semi-finalist for the “Discovery”/Boston ReviewPoetry Prize. His poems and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in The New Republic, A Public Space, Barrow Street, Circumference,The Manhattanville Review, and elsewhere. He was recently featured in Words Without Border’s “City and the Writer” column. He is the Programs Director for the Poetry Society of America and the poetry editor for Psychology Tomorrow Magazine.

 

Chris_Schmidt

Christopher Schmidt is the author of The Next in Line, winner of the Slope Editions Book Prize (2008), and a chapbook, Thermae (EAOGH, 2012). His poems, lyric essays, and reviews have appeared in Tin House, Boston Review, The Village Voice, Court Green, La Petite Zine, SubStance, EOAGH, and many other venues. Chris is an Assistant Professor of English at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York.
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