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