Featuring Joel Allegretti and Matthew Daddona
Hosted by David Lawton
Plus open mic
$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.
Joel Allegretti is the author of, most recently, Platypus (NYQ Books, 2017), a collection of poems, prose, and performance texts, and Our Dolphin (Thrice Publishing, 2016), a novella. His second book of poems, Father Silicon (The Poet’s Press, 2006), was selected by The Kansas City Star as one of 100 Noteworthy Books of 2006. He is the editor of Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015), the first anthology of poetry about the mass medium. Allegretti has published his poems in The New York Quarterly, Barrow Street, Smartish Pace, PANK, among others. Short stories have appeared in The MacGuffin, The Adroit Journal, and Pennsylvania Literary Journal.
Matthew Daddona is an editor, poet, freelance journalist, and fiction writer. He has published work in Tin House, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, Gigantic, Outside Magazine, Slice, The Adirondack Review, The Southampton Review, Tuesday; An Art Project, Forklift, Ohio, and LitHub, among other places. He was a founding member of FLASHPOINT NYC, an improvisational performance group, and currently co-hosts the reading series “Kill Genre,” in which writers test their skills in alternative genres. He is the recipient of an Academy of American Poets prize.