This OPEN MIC SHOW led by Micah Zevin @ Blue Cups opens its caffeinated doors at 6:45 so you can sign up for the open mic which will be from 7:00-7:45 before the feature(s) go on and you will we handed a fun time poetry prompt at the door which you can choose to do now or later at home for next time!
ATTENTION RISK OF DISCOVERY PEEPS!: A 5 DOLLAR ONE Drink or Pastry suggested minimum TO SUPPORT OUR NEW VENUE BLUE CUPS!
AND MAKE SURE THAT OUR READING CAN CONTINUE....!!!!!!!!!SPREAD THE WORD About the New location in Woodside off the 7th train at 61st street.
Participants will be given creative prompts to stimulate the writer's poetic noodle. Following the informal workshop, any and all other poetic/liter...ature/prose/nonfiction writer enthusiasts, singers, songwriters, rappers, acoustic guitar players and slam poet peeps! can signup for the 15 slot 3 minute per person open mic!
Each person will have 3 minutes to read one of their brand new workshop creations or another piece they have ready.
Our Featured Reader is:
Her poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, was released in February 2018. She is the author of poetry chapbooks, Kamikaze Dance, from Finishing Line Press, and Views from the Driveway, from Foothills Publishing. In June, 2014, she was recognized by Finishing Line Press as a finalist in the New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition. Her poetry has appeared in such literary publications as Café Review, Gradiva, Paterson Literary Review, Philadelphia Poets, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK). A native of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Barone lives in New York City. She spent five years as Italian correspondent in Milan for Women's Wear Daily and Advertising Age. As a board member of the Italian American Writers Association, she co-organized their reading series. Barone reads her poetry at venues in New York, Northern New Jersey and Philadelphia. She belongs to PEN America Center and brevitas, an online community that celebrates the short poem.