Featuring Howard Faerstein and Valery Oisteanu
Hosted by George Wallace
Plus open mic
$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.
Brooklyn born, now living in Florence, Massachusetts, HOWARD FAERSTEIN’s debut poetry book, Dreaming of the Rain in Brooklyn, was published by Press 53 and his new collection, Googoootz, is just out. His work can be found in numerous journals including Great River Review, Nimrod, CutThroat, Off the Coast, Rattle, upstreet, Mudfish and on-line in Gris-Gris, Peacock Journal, and Connotation. He is presently “adjunct emeritus,” having retired from a teaching career at colleges throughout the country. Faerstein is Associate Poetry Editor of CutThroat, A Journal of the Arts.
VALERY OISTEANU is a poet and artist of the avant-garde. A new art-book of Vis-Po (Visual Poetry) collages titled ”Lighter than Air” appeared in Spuyten Duyvil Press NYC (2017). He has performed poetry-musical collaborations with jazz artists from all over the world in sessions known as "Jazzoetry". Recipient of the Kathy Acker Award, NYC, 2013, for contribution to the American avant-garde in Poetry Performance.