Saturday, July 7, 2012

Poets Peter Murphy & Maxine Patroni Read at NYC's Cornelia Street Cafe July 20th

Three Rooms Press & Cornelia Street Café 
present Son of a Pony Poetry Reading Series
Friday, July 20, 2012
Featured Poet: Peter E. Murphy
Spotlight Poet: Maxine Patroni

PLUS NYC's Terrific Open POETRY Mike; with special guest host Karen Hildebrand
Peter E. Murphy was born in Wales and grew up in New York City where he operated heavy equipment, managed a night club, and drove a cab. He is the author of a book of poems, Stubborn Child, and a chapbook, Thorough & Efficient. His unique poetry writing assignments have recently been collected in Challenges for the Delusional. Recipient of six Poetry Fellowships from the NJ State Council on the Arts, he teaches poetry writing at Richard Stockton College and directs the annual Winter Poetry and Prose Getaway and other programs for writers and teachers.
Maxine Patroni recently graduated from New York University with her MFA in Poetry. While there, she worked as a Writer in the Public Schools Fellow, volunteered for NYU's Goldwater Hospital Program, and was an intern at The Cornelia Street Cafe. Her work has appeared in The Literary Review.

Plus--the invigorating Son of a Pony open reading, hosted by the rapturous special guest host Karen Hildebrand. YOU are invited to read your poetry! Go For It! Doors open at 5:45 p.m.;  open reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $8, which includes a free drink.  Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, in the West Village of New York City (between W. 4th Street and Bleecker). 212-989-9319

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