Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Poet Alan Harawitz features at Cornelia Street Friday, November 6, with Scott Wannberg & David Smith plus open reading

Widely-published New York poet Alan Harawitz will be the featured poet, reading new and selected works, at the terrific Son of a Pony poetry series on Friday, November 6th, 6 p.m., at Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village.
Harawitz' poems have appeared in about 70 publications including Rattle; Poet Lore; Fugue; Pivot; Open Spaces; Pearl; Roanoke Review; California Quarterly; Red Wheelbarrow; and Main Street Rag among others.
Two mini-featured readings will be given by visiting troubadours David Smith and Scott Wannberg. Smith's most recent book "White Time" is on Off Beat Pulp Press. Wannberg's book "Strange Movie Full of Death" (on Viggo Mortenson's Perceval Press) has received rave reviews in the blogosphere.
The featured readings will follow an open reading at the cafe. Poet/racanteour Kat Georges hosts. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.; the open reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $7, which includes a free drink.
Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, between W. 4th Street & Bleecker, just around the corner from the W. 4th Street subway station. Phone: 212-989-9319.

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