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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York (map)
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Featuring Robert Gibbons and Mary Reilly

Hosted by David Lawton

Plus open mic


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

Robert Gibbons received his MFA in Creative Writing from City College in the Spring of 2018. He received the highest award in Poetry from City College, the Jerome Dejur Award in Poetry. He served as adjunct faculty for the Black Studies Department at City College and as usher for Aaron Davis Center for the Arts. He has been published in Turtle Island Quarterly, Killer Whale, Suisun Valley Review, Fruita Pulpa, Paragram. Aquirelle, Deep Literary, and so many more. His first collection, Close to the Tree, was published in 2012 by Three Rooms Press. His second collection, Flight, is due in the 2019.

Mary Reilly is a poet and translator living in Inwood, New York. Her poems and translations have appeared in the New York Quarterly, Bowery Women and Symmetries: Three Years of Art and Poetry at Dominique Lévy. She is the recipient of two Beesens and a LeClerc fellowship for her translation work and currently serves as the Poetry Curator at Lévy Gorvy Gallery.

Earlier Event: March 10
Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Later Event: March 24
Spoken Word Sundays NYC