Featuring Tim Gager, Mike Jurkovic, and Dean Kostos
Hosted by George Wallace
Plus open mic
$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.
Timothy Gager is the author of thirteen books of short fiction and poetry. His upcoming, Chief Jay Strongbow is Real (Big Table Publishing) is his first book of poetry in four years. He's hosted the successful Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts since 2001.
Dean Kostos’ collections include Pierced by Night-Colored Threads,This Is Not a Skyscraper (winner of the 2013 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, selected by Mark Doty), Rivering, Last Supper of the Senses, The Sentence That Ends with a Comma, and Celestial Rust. He edited Mama’s Boy and Pomegranate Seeds: An Anthology of Greek-American Poetry (its debut reading was held at the United Nations). His poems, personal essays, and literary criticism has appeared in over 300 journals.
Mike Jurkovic is President of Calling All Poets, New Paltz, Ellenville, and Beacon, NY. A 2016 Pushcart nominee, his books include smitten by harpies & shiny banjo catfish; the chapbooks Eve’s Venom and Purgatory Road. Blue fan whirring, a collection of haiku, is due 2017 from Nirala Press. Features and CD reviews appear in All About Jazz (August 2017 - ) and the Van Wyck Gazette.