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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York United States (map)
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Featuring Oliver Baer, Alex Galper, and Bob Heman

Hosted by Thomas Fucaloro

Plus open mic


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

Oliver Baer does many things. He was the editor of Cthulhu Sex Magazine and Two Backed Books. His writings have been included in Cthulhu Sex Magazine, Dream People, Bare Bone #8Horror Between the Sheets, Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase Vol. II, Boog City, and Hell's Bells:  Wicked Tunes, Mad Musicians and Cursed Instruments. His book of poetry, Baer Soul came out in 2011. His CD of poetry set to music, which came out in 2013, spawned a biannual poetry set to music show A Conclave of Baer. He was a nominator for the Drama League Awards. He has helped to produce both Broadway and Off-Broadway shows as well as a couple of Lovecraftian Star Wars radio plays and some variety nights. He has performed as the unspeakable horror in some shows that were set in a galaxy far, far away. He is currently Associate Producer of Puffs or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic. His true face was seen periodically at the Lovecraft Bar in NYC before it slipped into another dimension. He is also visible using the virtual spectrum of social media by following him on Twitter @obaer and/or Facebook Much of his work can be found at

 Alex Galper was born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1971. He came to America in 1990 escaping draft to the Soviet Army. Alex graduated from Brooklyn College majoring in Creative Writing in 1996. He still writes in Russian and is well-known in Moscow and Saint Petersburg literary circles. Alex's short stories about living in New York appear regularly in major Russian newspapers. He works for New York Department of Social Services and does acting part-time. Alex had a small part in HBO miniseries Show Me a Hero. His poems and short stories are translated into English, Swedish, German, and Georgian. 

Bob Heman’s latest collection, THE HOUSE OF GRAND FAREWELLS, has just been published by Luna Bisonte Prods. Since 1972 he has edited the often-experimental magazine CLWN WR (formerly Clown War). His writing has appeared in numerous journals, including New American Writing, Caliban, Otoliths, Sentence, Kayak, The Prose Poem: An International Journal, Hanging Loose, Quick Fiction, Artful Dodge, and Skidrow Penthouse. Two collections of his prose poems, HOW IT ALL BEGAN, and DEMOGRAPHICS, OR, THE HATS THEY ARE ALLOWED TO WEAR, are available as free downloads from Quale Press. His collages have appeared recently in Otoliths, Caliban, Home Planet News Online, and Clockwise Cat, and have been exhibited in galleries in Chelsea, D.U.M.B.O., Williamsburg, and the East Village. During the late 1970s he was an artist-in-residence at The Brooklyn Museum.




Earlier Event: December 30
Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Later Event: January 13
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