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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)
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Featuring poets from the new NYSAI Press magazine, I'm Sorry: JoAnn DeLuna, Mariana Goycoechea, and Susan Yung

Hosted by Thomas Fucaloro

Plus open mic


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

"NYSAI Press publishes Staten Island based literary journals, chapbooks, zines, and a biannual literary magazine featuring artists and writers with distinct voices from all over the world.

We are city, we are suburbia; we are deformed, we are beautiful; we are America, and we are forever cut from the mainland. We are NYSAI Press and pledge to present it all, break it down, fuck it up, and move it forward. Learn more at

JoAnn DeLuna is a bilingual journalist, poet and comedian from Texas. Her journalistic work has been published in the US, UK, Netherlands and India, while her poetry has been published in anthologies in New York and Texas. She received her journalism master’s from City University in London and moved to New York City in 2010. She regularly performs throughout NYC, including Lincoln Center, Nuyorican Poets Café and The Magnet Theater. Follow her on Instagram @DelunaticJo  

Mariana Goycoechea is a Guatemalan/Argentinian writer from Queens, New York. A proud child of CUNY, Mariana is a full-time foreign language tutor and mentor at Hunter College. Her work has been published in NYSAI Press, The Selkie, The Rumpus, and Acentos Review. She has participated in workshops with the New York City Latina Writers Group, Apogee Journal, Las Dos Brujas, Winter Tangerine Review, Poet’s House, and Tin House. She has performed and featured for Capicu Cultural Showcase and Oye Group. She is currently working on her first chapbook, Trajectory of Muertos. Inspired by other poets of color, Mariana seeks to reinforce the concept of radical love as a necessary healing practice.

Susan Yung: domestic–violence, misogynist–hater,  anti–racist, democractic–anarchist, ghettoe–girl, Chinatown–Harlem, East Village–West Village, homesteading–gentrifier, yuppie–squatter, homeless–sheltered, American–Asian, World–Traveller, Adventuress–Common–Law–Wife, Photographer–Videographer, Martial–Fine–Artist, Musician–Drummer, Artist–Scientist, Geologist–Librarian, Mathematician–Designer, Collector–Exhibitionist, Buyer–Seller, Cook–Politician,  Migrant–Worker, Independent–Dependent, Pacifist–Activist, Life–Death, Resurrection–Life


Earlier Event: July 29
Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Later Event: August 12
Spoken Word Sundays NYC