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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)

Featuring Matt Duggan and Jerry T. Johnson

Hosted by George Wallace

Plus open mic


$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.

Matt Duggan is a Bristol born poet. His poems have appeared in various journals such as The Journal, Osiris Poetry Review, Harbinger Asylum, Ink, Sweat, and Tears, The Fat Damsel, Into the Void, The Dawntreader, and London Grip Magazine. In 2015, Matt won the Erbacce Prize for Poetry with his first full collection Dystopia 38.10 and in 2016 won the Into the Void Poetry Prize with his poem "Elegy for Magdalene." In 2017 he did his first reading in Boston and he has also performed internationally at the Poetry on the Lake Festival in Orta, Italy, and in Paxos in Greece. Matt is working on a new collection Look What We've Become. Matt also became one of six core members at Erbacce Press in 2016 and runs his own poetry evenings in his hometown of Bristol, UK. Matt is also featured in the upcoming documentary "Poems with a View" by Omri Lior.  

Jerry T. Johnson began writing in the early 1990’s, and after a 21 year hiatus to pursue corporate work overseas restarted his writing career in 2013. His poetry has appeared in literary journals including The Other Side of Violet (great weather for MEDIA, 2017) and he has two self-published poetry chapbook, including Good Morning New Year! and a chapbook of haikus titled Morning to Morning. He has appeared in a variety of poetry venues in Connecticut and New York.