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Tue 9/30 Laura Boss & Bina Sharif Read at the Women’s/Trans’ Poetry Jam at Bluestockings

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike

Tuesday September 30th 7pm – 9pm

Feature Writers: Laura Boss & Bina Sharif

Laura Boss’s recent themes include searching for love on the internet and the usual themes of love,loss and betrayal( even of oneself).

Bina Sharif will read from her on going project of, “Stream of consciousness of singing birds.” It consists of memories past and present, thoughts of leaving and arriving and never leaving, observations on things amazing and,tragic and funny..

$5 suggested donation
This series, started in 1999, is hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike ( for women & trans) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store.

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Tues 5/29 Laura Boss & Jan Clausen read at Bluestocking’s Women’s / Trans’ Poetry Jam

Women’s / Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike

 

Tuesday May 29th 7PM – 9PM

 

Feature Writers: Laura Boss & Jan Clausen

 

Poet Laura Boss writes about surviving the effects of aging on relationships: romances, family and friends.

 

Poet Jan Clausen’s concerns include the intersections of private and public experience, the inexhaustible ironies of gender, and the desperate freedom of art in an age when familiar modes of social action seem helpless to address the frightening problems faced by our species and its planet

 

Bluestockings Bookstore
$5 suggested donation

Hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.

(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/


Open mike – sign-up at
7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store

Jan 25th – Feature readers Maria Mazziotti Gillan & Laura Boss

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike

 Tuesday December 28th  7PM – 9PM

 Feature Writers: Maria Mazziotti Gillan & Laura Boss

 In What We Pass On–Collected and New Poems: Maria Mazziotti Gillan weaves a tapestry of woman’s life–wife,mother, grandmother, grandaughter, Italian American. Gillan peels away all self-protective layers and with increasing clarity invites us in.

 Laura Boss’ newest book Flashlight  ( Guernica) encompasses and expands on her themes of love and loss and one woman ‘s struggle to survive the injustice that often pervades both. Her literary weapons are irony,candidness, and a vulnerable fierceness

Bluestockings Bookstore
$5 suggested donation

Hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side 

  

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/

Open mike – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

 

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store 

Cancelled due to Blizzard Dec 28th – Feature readers Maria Mazziotti Gillan & Laura Boss

Women’s & Trans’ Poetry Jam & Open Mike

 

Tuesday December 28th th  PM – 9PM

 

Feature Writers: Maria Mazziotti Gillan & Laura Boss

 

In What We Pass On–Collected and New Poems: Maria Mazziotti Gillan weaves a tapestry of woman’s life–wife,mother, grandmother, grandaughter, Italian American. Gillan peels away all self-protective layers and with increasing clarity invites us in.

 

Laura Boss’ newest book Flashlight  ( Guernica) encompasses and expands on her themes of love and loss and one woman ‘s struggle to survive the injustice that often pervades both. Her literary weapons are irony,candidness, and a vulnerable fierceness

 

 

Bluestockings Bookstore
$5 suggested donation

Hosted by Vittoria repetto – the hardest working guinea butch dyke poet on the lower east side

 

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
(between Staton & Rivington)
1 1/2 blocks south from E.Houston
NYC
212-777-6028
info@bluestockings.com

http://www.bluestockings.com/


Open mike – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit
Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.

Take V or F train to 2nd Ave. and exit from the 1st Ave exit and walk south down Allen St. (aka. 1st Ave) 1 ½ blocks to the store