Sunday, May 1, 2011

Legendary Downtown Poets Steve Dalachinsky & Yuko Otomo Featured in NYC Friday, May 6

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011

Featured poet: Steve Dalachinsky

Spotlight poet: Yuko Otomo

PLUS NYC's Best Open POETRY Mike

Hosted by Kat Georges

STEVE DALACHINSKY was born after the last Big War & has managed tosurvive lots of little wars. His poems have appeared extensively in journals on & off line including, Big Bridge, Milk, Unlikely Stories, Xpressed, Evergreen Review, Long Shot, Alpha Beat Soup, Xtant, Blue Beat Jacket, Unbearable Assemblage Magazines, NY Arts Magazine, 88, Lost and Found Times, plus such anthologies as Beat Indeed, The Haiku Moment and the esteemed Outlaw Bible of American Poetry.

YUKO OTOMO's poetry has been read and heard internationally, including her native Japan. Her collections include "Small Poems," "The Hand of The Poet" (both Ugly Duckling Presse), "A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of Museum" (Propaganda Press), and "Fragile" (Sisyphus Press).

The featured reading follows the fabulous Son of a Pony open reading at the cafe. Poet & breathless 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.

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