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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York (map)
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Rescheduled from January 27. Featuring Howard Faerstein and Valery Oisteanu

Hosted by George Wallace

Plus open mic


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

As we return after a 2 week hiatus, we celebrate with some great giveaways! Come along and see what you can win!

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-GrisPeacock 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.