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melissa christine goodrum - NYC Book Launch

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York United States (map)

Celebrate the publication of the new poetry collection something sweet and filled with blood by melissa christine goodrum

Brilliant and beautiful. melissa christine goodrum’s ‘something sweet & filled with blood’ is a new moment in language, wonderful in and of itself, and a harbinger of great things to come.
— Sapphire, best-selling novelist and poet, author of Push, The Kid, and American Dreams

Special guest readers: Billy Cancel, Safia Jama, Ed Go

Free admission, 2 drink min (alcoholic or non)

melissa christine goodrum’s experiences include Guest Editor of Other Rooms Press’ first print anthology: The Or Panthology (Ocellus Reseau), Co-Editor of The Brooklyn Review, Designer/Publisher/Editor of Cave Canem’s “Writing Down the Music” and “Letters to the Future,” Co-President of the Cambridge Poetry Awards, Administrative Director of Bowery Arts & Science, and recipient of a Zora Neale Hurston Award from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University.

Her poetry can be found in journals and anthologies including New York Quarterly, The Torch, The Tiny, Rhapsoidia, Transmission, Cusp, Urgent Bards, The Bowery Women Poems, Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose, Suitcase of Chrysanthemums (great weather for MEDIA, 2018), and in the chapbook a harpy flies down (Other Rooms Press). A first collection of melissa’s poetry, definitions uprising, is available from NYQ Books.

Earlier Event: May 12
Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Later Event: May 19
Spoken Word Sundays NYC