Open Mic for Poets - Queens Library: Central Branch
89-11 Merrick Blvd. - 718-990-0767
Jamaica, NY 11432
Description: Channel the days of the beatniks and listen to some poetry on Sunday evening. Nicole Cooley will read with Tatiana Alvarado. Cooley, a New Orleans native, is now a Professor of English at Queens College. She directs the new MFA Program in creative writing and literary translation and has published five books. Her most recent poetry collections include Breach (Louisiana State University Press) and Milk Dress (Alice James Books). Tatiana Alvarado grew up in Astoria where she currently resides.