Sunday, May 30, 2010

Poet Jay Chollick lights up Cornelia St. Cafe: Friday, June 4, 6 p.m.

Jay Chollick, a prolific, award-winning poet who has been a mainstay on the New York Poetry scene for decades, will be the featured poet on Friday, June 4, at the fabulous Son of a Pony Poetry Reading Series.

Chollick has been described as a "master of metaphor" and has been published in numerous prominent literary journals. His poems are often laced with mythological sexual imagery, interspersed with metaphorical images of nature.

He is a frequent performer at New York poetry events, and is Poetry Laureate of the Saturn Series and Poet Local Laureate of A Shout Out at Otto's Shruken Head.

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.

1 comment:

Project Xixax said...

Jay! thank you.....I admit, I needed that.....each color was the texture and flavor of perfection. Clearly the finest poet in NY today...listening to you is like drinking a flask of Peyote: contact with the ancient bards. Again, many deep felt and experienced thanks!