City poets read from their 2015 collections.
Curated by Sheila Maldonado
Joanna Fuhrman is the author of five books of poetry, most recently The Year of Yellow Butterflies (Hanging Loose Press, 2015) and Pageant (Alice James Books, 2014).
Yesenia Montilla is a New York City poet with Afro-Caribbean roots. She is the author of The Pink Box (Willow Books, 2015), her first collection of poetry.
Urayoán Noel lives in the Bronx, teaches at NYU, and is the author of In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam (Iowa, 2014) and Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico (Arizona, 2015), among other books.
Christina Olivares is the author of No Map of the Earth Includes
Stars, winner of the 2014 Marsh Hawk Press Book Prize.
Joe Pan is the author of two collections of poetry, Autobiomythography & Gallery (BAP) and Hiccups (Augury Books, 2015). He is the publisher and managing editor of Brooklyn Arts Press.
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie is the author of Dear Continuum: Letters to a Poet Crafting Liberation (Grand Concourse Press, 2015) and Karma’s Footsteps (Flipped Eye Publishing). She is the poetry editor of the literary magazine African Voices.
Sheila Maldonado (host) read for the first time from her first book of poems, one-bedroom solo (Fly by Night, 2011), at Word Up in its first location at Broadway and 176th Street.
FACE OUT: Extravaganza de Libros
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY