Saturday, August 11, 2012 5:45 PM – 7:45 PM Poetry and Prose Features plus Open Mike Cornelia St. Café, 29 Cornelia Street, Manhattan 212-989-9319 www.corneliastreetcafe.com $8 minimum includes one drink. Come in time to sign up at 5:45 pm. Bring poetry Bring prose Bring script Bring a friend 5 minute time limit for open mike Featured Readers: Tony Gloeggler & Barbara Fragoletti Hoffman Tony Gloeggler is the author of several full-length poetry collections, including The Last Lie (New York Quarterly Books, 2010.) His poetry has been thrice nominated for a Pushcart Prize; his chapbook One on One received the 1998 Pearl Poetry Prize and his collection One Wish Left (Pavement Saw Press, 2002) is now in its 2nd edition. His work has appeared in such literary journals as Washington Square, The Ledge, Poet Lore, Rattle, and Skidrow Penthouse. A native of New York City, Gloeggler has managed group homes in Brooklyn for developmentally disabled men for over 30 years. Barbara Fragoletti Hoffman’s poems have appeared in the Beloit Poetry Journal, Margie, Minnesota Review, Italian Americana, and other journals. Her latest publication, The Life & Hard Times of..., marks her second chapbook. She was named a runner-up in the 2008 Bordighera Press Annual Poetry Contest for her manuscript, The Heat of Burnt Stubble. She received her Master’s degree in Creative Writing from Stony Brook University. She has been awarded a fellowship to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and to the National Writers’ Project at Stony Brook University.