FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2010
6 PM | CORNELIA STREET CAFE
SON OF A PONY POETRY SERIES
NYC's Best Open POETRY Mike
Hosted by Kat Georges
Tina Kelley is on the staff of Covenant House, where she is co-writing a book of profiles of homeless teenagers. She was a reporter at The New York Times for ten years, and also worked at the Seattle Times and Philadelphia Inquirer. Her first book of poems, The Gospel of Galore, (Word Press, 2003) won a Washington State Book Award, and she won a fraction of a Pulitzer Prize for being a part of the Times’ coverage of the Sept. 11 attacks, and wrote 121 “Portraits of Grief,” short descriptions of the victims. She lives with her husband and two children in Maplewood, New Jersey.
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