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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York (map)
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Featuring Vincent Bell , David Dephy , and spotlight Moe Seager

Hosted by David Lawton

Plus open mic


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

Vincent Bell was born in New York City and received his BS and MS degrees in English and Humanities from New York University and an MBA from Fordham University. He had always wanted to be a writer, but went into business after graduate school. Vincent continued to write poetry while working and is now writing full-time. Vincent has been studying at the Hudson Valley Writers Center with Jennifer Franklin and have also taken workshops with Nick Flynn, Michael Patrick Collins, and Chris Campanioni. He lives in Ardsley, NY with his wife and they have two grown children.

David Dephy  is a tri-lingual Georgian/American award-winning poet, novelist, essayist, performer, and winner of the 2019 Spillwords Press Poetry Award for June’s Publication of the Month. He is an active participant in the American and international poetry and artistic scenes, such as PEN World Voices, 92Y Poetry Center, Voices of Poetry, Long Island Poetry Listings, New York Public Library, Starr Bar Poetry Series, Columbia University – School of the Arts in the City of New York, Bowery Poetry Club which named him a Literature Luminary. David’s works have been published and anthologized in the USA and all over the world. He lives and works in New York City.


Moe Seager is a poet and jazz & blues vocalist who sings his poems on stages in Paris, New York and elsewhere and has recorded 2 jazz-poetry CDs. Seager founded and hosts Angora Poetz Pariz series, Angora Music Paris - World Café, and 100 Thousand Poets for Change, Paris. He has 6 collections of poetry and currently publishes with Onslaught Press, Oxford, U.K. Other poetry collections are issued from the French Ministry of Culture - Dream Bearers, 1990; One World, Cairo Press (in Arabic translation), 2004; We Want Everything (in French translation), les Temps des Cirises, Paris, 1994;  Perhaps, La Maison de la Poesie, Grenoble, France, 2006; Fishermen and Pool Sharks, Busking Editions, London, 1992. Additionally Seager won a Golden Quill Award (USA) for investigative journalism in 1989, and received an International Human Rights award from the Zepp foundation in 1990. He teaches writing in Paris. 

Earlier Event: September 29
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