BP has committed a crime against the earth and a crime against US States along the gulf.
This must be documented not just in photographs, not just by newspapers, but, also by poets in verse.
Please come out for an environmentally conscious Southern Writers Reading Series!!
date: Wednesday June 9th
venue: Happy Ending Lounge, 302 Broome Street between Forsyth & Eldridge
cost: $5 suggested donation. All proceeds go towards relief efforts in the gulf!
Jeffery Berg‘s poetry has recently been featured in Harpur Palate, Hiram Poetry Review, the Gay & Lesbian Review, and is forthcoming in Inertia Magazine. He recieved his MFA from New York University and co-edits the online journal Clementine. He grew up in Six Mile, South Carolina and Lynchburg, Virginia and currently resides in New York.
Ted Dodson is a poet and translator living in Brooklyn. He was born and raised in Middleburg, VA, serves as the senior poetry editor for the Brooklyn Review, and holds an MFA in poetry from Brooklyn College, where he also teaches. Select publication and an interview can be found in the Providence-based journal, Interrobang.
Curtis Jensen is an MFA candidate in the Creative Writing Program at Brooklyn College. His work is published in The Bridge and forthcoming in Precipitate and The Equalizer. He is the author of 5 chapbooks, and he curates the Prospect literary series. Previous to Brooklyn, he has lived and worked in Utah, Wyoming, and Ukraine. He maintains a blog at theendofwaste.blogspot.com.
Proprietor of Rondeau Records Myron Michael is a recording artist and writing instructor. He received an MFA in writing from California College of the Arts and is a Cave Canem fellow. His poems appear online and in The Blink, Days I Moved Through Ordinary Sounds (City Lights, 2009), Tea Party, Reverie, Pluck, and Nanomajority, respectively. He is the founder of Move Or Die and lives in the Bay Area where he curates HELIOTROPE a monthly reading series.