Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

Because the pen is mightier than the Kalashnikov (we hope)

Wednesday, March 19th

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The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series is pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, March 19th will feature Claudia Serea, Allan M. Jalon, and Eamon Loingsigh.

The reading will occur in The Back Room at Jimmy’s No. 43 at 7:30 PM. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Claudia Serea is a Romanian-born poet who immigrated to the U.S. in 1995. Her poems and translations have appeared in New Letters, 5 a.m., Meridian, Word Riot, Apple Valley Review, and many others. A four-time Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee, she is the author of Angels & Beasts (Phoenicia Publishing, Canada, 2012), The System (Cold Hub Press, New Zealand, 2012), A Dirt Road Hangs From the Sky (8th House Publishing, Canada, 2013) and To Part Is to Die a Little (Cervena Barva Press, forthcoming). Her poem My Father’s Quiets Friends in Prison, 1958-1962 received the New Letters Readers Award in 2013. She co-hosts The Williams Readings poetry series in Rutherford, NJ, and she co-founded The National Translation Month blog in 2013. More at cserea.tumblr.com.

Allan M. Jalon is a New York-based writer whose poetry, fiction and arts journalism have appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Southwest Review, Scapegoat Review, Star 82 Review, and Fjord’s Review. A piece reporting the resurfacing of Vietnam era activists after 40 years ran in January in the Jewish on-line magazine Tablet.

Eamon Loingsigh was born in Oceanside, New York. His Great-Grandfather came from Ireland and opened a Irish saloon in Greenwich Village in 1906, which his grandfather then took over until it was sold in the late 1970s. Eamon did not start writing or reading seriously until some traumatic events occurred in his life, including the early passing of his mother. He is the author of the novella An Affair of Concoctions and the collection of poems Love and Maladies. On St. Patrick’s Day, 2014, the first book in the Auld Irishtown trilogy will be published called Light of the Diddicoy via Three Rooms Press, a New York City based publisher of poetry and experimental literature.

Directions:

Jimmy’s No. 43
43 East 7th Street (Between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
Take the 6 train to Astor Place or the R/N train to 8th Street/NYU or the F train to 2nd Avenue

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