Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Cutting-Edge Neo-Formalist Poets Rick Mullin and Walter Ancarrow Face Off at Son of a Pony in NYC April 27

Three Rooms Press & 
Cornelia Street Café present 
Son of a Pony 
Poetry Reading Series
Featured poet: RICK MULLIN 
Spotlight poet: WALTER ANCARROW
PLUS NYC's Stunning 
Open POETRY Mike
Hosted by Kat Georges

Friday, April 27, 6 pm
Cornelia Street Cafe

Three Rooms Press is pleased to present Son of a Pony, on Friday, April 20, with featured poet RICK MULLIN, celebrating the launch of his new book, Soutine (Dos Madres Press, 2012), an epic poem on the life of the painter Chaim Soutine. He'll be joined by spotlight poet WALTER ANCARROW, and will be preceded by NYC's extraordinary open poetry reading, hosted by Kat Georges. 

RICK MULLIN’s poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including American Arts Quarterly, The Raintown Review, Unsplendid, Méasŭre, The Flea, and Ep;phany. His epic poem Soutine, on the life of the painter Chaim Soutine, was published earlier this year by Dos Madres Press in Loveland, Ohio. His book-length poem, Huncke, was published by Seven Towers, Dublin, Ireland, in 2010. And his chapbook, Aquinas Flinched, was published by the Modern Metrics imprint of Exot Books, New York City, in 2008.

WALTER ANCARROW's poetry has appeared in Alimentum, LIGHT Quarterly, the Nervous Breakdown, and Three Quarks Daily. He is the associate editor of KIN, a journal of international poetry in English. One of his poems, "Butterfingers Strikes Again," has been recorded by fans worldwide on YouTube.

The featured reading follows the renowned Son of a Pony open reading at the cafe, hosted and curated by the trenchant Kat Georges. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.;  open reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $7, which includes a free drink.  

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