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Spoken Word Sundays NYC

  • The Parkside Lounge 317 East Houston Street New York (map)
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Featuring Gabriel Don and Jennifer Franklin

Hosted by David Lawton

Plus open mic


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

Gabriel Don is a multidisciplinary artist who works in a variety of mediums: a filmmaker, artist, photographer, musician and writer. She has been published in numerous online and print publications. She received her MFA in creative writing at The New School, where she worked as the Reading Series and Chapbook Competition Coordinator and currently teaches writing at BMCC. Her short stories are forthcoming in publications such as Gargoyle 70 and her poetry collection, Living Without Skin, was just released with A Gathering of The Tribes, Fly By Night Press. Born in Australia, raised in Singapore and Dubai, Don now resides in New York City.

Jennifer Franklin (AB Brown, MFA Columbia) is the author of two full-length collections: No Small Gift (Four Way Books, 2018) and Looming (Elixir, 2015). Her poetry has appeared in Blackbird, Boston ReviewConnotation Press,Gettysburg ReviewParis Review“poem-a-day” on, Prairie Schoonerand Sixth FinchShe is a co-editor of Slapering Hol Press. She teaches poetry workshops and seminars at The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, where she serves as Program Director. She lives in New York City.

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