Sunday, September 26, 2010
Poet Pamela Sneed Rocks Her Words at Cornelia Street Cafe Friday, Oct. 1
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010 6 PM
CORNELIA STREET CAFE
SON OF A PONY POETRY SERIES
Featured poet PAM SNEED
plus NYC's Best Open POETRY Mike
Hosted by Kat Georges
Pamela Sneed is a New York-based poet, performer, writer and actress. She is the author of Imagine Being More Afraid of Freedom Than Slavery, published by Henry Holt (1998.) And KONG and other works published by Vintage Entity press 2009.
Sneed is the recipient of the 2006 BAX award for performance. She has been featured in the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Source, Time Out, VIBE, Karl Lagerfeld's "Off The Record," on the cover of New York Magazine and in 2009 her work appeared in Essence magazine.
Recent & forthcoming publications include work in The 100 Best African American Poems edited by Nikki Giovanni (Nov. 2010),and Best American Short Plays. In 2001, 2002, and in 2005 she headlined the New Work Now Festival at Joe's Pub/Public Theater and performed before sold out houses.
The featured reading follows the fabulous Son of a Pony open reading at the cafe. Poet/convivial mistress of ceremonies 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. www.corneliastreetcafe.com