July 31, 2012

Kostos, Katsarou and Shapiro in Princeton, 8/4

Here's another chance to hear the wonderful poets Dean Kostos and Lynne Shapiro read, along with me, in a Summer Poetry Soiree co-sponsored by Ragged Sky Press and Trenton Artists Workshop Association http://www.tawa-nj.org/index.php

Saturday, August 4th, 3 p.m. to  4:30 p.m.

Vasiliki Katsarou, Dean Kostos, and Lynne Shapiro
Poetry reading and reception sponsored by
the Trenton Artists Workshop Association
Prince Street Gallery (in Chelsea)
530 W 25th St (between 10th / 11th ), 4th Floor
New York, NY
Free--phone (609) 430-0829  http://www.raggedsky.com/
DEAN KOSTOS is the author of the new poetry collection, Rivering, published by Spuyten Duyvil  Press.  His other books include Last Supper of the Senses, The Sentence That Ends with a Comma, and the chapbook Celestial Rust. He co-edited Mama's Boy: Gay Men Write about Their Mothers and edited Pomegranate Seeds: An Anthology of Greek-American Poetry. His poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Boulevard, Chelsea, The Cincinnati Review, The Dos Passos Review, New Madrid Review, Southwest Review, Stand Magazine, Western Humanities Review, and elsewhere. He has taught at The City University of New York and The Gallatin School of NYU.  Kostos is also one of the series directors at The Cornelia Street CafĂ© in Greenwich Village. 

LYNNE SHAPIRO was born in New York City and raised in Southern California. Her poetry and essays have appeared in various literary magazines in the United States and England including Myslexia, Trespass, Hiss Quarterly, Qarrtsiluni, Switchback, Umbrella, and  Ragged Sky Press' Eating Her Wedding Dress: A Collection of Clothing Poems. She lives in Hoboken, where she teaches at Hudson County Community College.

VASILIKI KATSAROU, a 2010 Pushcart Prize nominee, is the author of Memento Tsunami, published by Ragged Sky Press.  In June, she read from Memento Tsunami on the beautiful Greek island of Serifos, as part of a series which included  poets Major Jackson and the distinguished translator Willis Barnstone

image by Jean Foos

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