Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

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Wednesday, April 29th

The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series is pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, April 29th will feature Anne-Marie Fyfe, David Kukoff, Terese Coe, and Michael T. Young.

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.

Anne-Marie Fyfe (b. Cushendall, Co. Antrim, Ireland) has published four collections of poetry including Understudies: New and Selected Poems and a fifth collection, House of Small Absences, due from Seren Books in 2015; has won the Academi Cardiff International Poetry Prize; has run Coffee-House Poetry’s readings & workshops at London’s leading live literature venue, the Troubadour, since 1997, organises the annual Hewitt Spring Festival in the Glens of Antrim, and was chair of the UK Poetry Society from 2006-2009. www.annemariefyfe.com & www.coffeehousepoetry.org

A graduate of Columbia University and UCLA Film School, David Kukoff has eleven produced film and television credits to his name. He has written for every studio and network in Hollywood, has published two books on film and television writing, and has been the subject of features in Variety, Entertainment Weekly, and The Hollywood Reporter. Mr. Kukoff has taught writing at Northwestern, UCLA, and NYU, has served as a guest editor to Palgrave MacMillan, and has been featured as a guest lecturer at UCLA’s Faculty Lecture Series at Lake Arrowhead. Children of the Canyon is his first novel.

Terese Coe’s poems and translations have appeared in The Threepenny Review, Poetry, New American Writing, Ploughshares, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Cincinnati Review, The Huffington PostPoetry Review, Agenda, New Walk Magazine, Warwick Review, The Stinging Fly, and many other publications. One of her poems was heli-dropped across London in the 2012 London Olympics event, Poetry Parnassus. She has also written a biographical play, Harry Smith at the Chelsea Hotel.

Michael T. Young’s fourth collection, The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost, was released by Poets Wear Prada.  His chapbook, Living in the Counterpoint, received the 2014 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award from the New England Poetry Club.  His other two collections of poetry are Transcriptions of Daylight and Because the Wind Has Questions.  He received a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Chaffin Poetry Award.  His work has appeared in numerous print and online journals including The Louisville Review, Fogged Clarity, Off the Coast, The Potomac Review, and The Raintown Review.  His work is also in the anthologies Phoenix Rising, Chance of a Ghost, In the Black/In the Red and forthcoming in Rabbit Ears: TV Poems.  He lives with his wife and children in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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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