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June 6 – Ryan Schulte’s Notes on Water and Blood

Join us for a virtual launch of Ryan Schulte’s first nonfiction chapbook, “Notes on Water and Blood” (Greying Ghost Press, 2020). Bruce Springsteen, whose fan base includes a lot of cops, wrote a protest song called “41 Shots (American Skin)” about the murder of Amadou Diallo in 1999. When he and the E. Street Band played it at Madison Square Garden, people literally turned their backs to the stage.

Schulte uses “American Skin” to talk about his upbringing in Southeastern Nassau County and the use of protest art.

A reading from “NOWB” and some new work will be followed by Q&A and a digital reception.

ABOUT RYAN SHULTE
Ryan Schulte is a graduate of Macaulay Honors College @ CUNY Hunter College and a former volunteer at Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria. He is currently at work on a novel.

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RYAN’S CHAPBOOK RELEASE !
Wednesday, June 6, 2020
5:30 PM
Zoom via Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032

May 16 – Reading of Armando Batista’s RoaDMaN (with live music by Reza Salazar)

A live reading of Armando Batista’s new e-chapbook (with live music by Reza Salazar)
 
RoaDMaN shares poems about the beautiful struggle of being a diasporic Brown Man. It dives into family, ancestral trauma, house parties and even dystopic realities. 
Register in advance for this meeting:
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

A live reading of Armando Batista’s new e-chapbook (with live music by Reza Salazar)
Saturday, May 16, 2020
5-6 pm
Zoom via Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032