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POETS! (no open mic)
Meazle – Noonan – Whittington
chapbook release celebration

Monday, November 19, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Three poets introduce their new chapbooks.
Sorry, no open mic tonight.

Nicholas James Whittington reading at Bird & Beckett

Nicholas James Whittington, poet and editor/publisher of Bird & Beckett’s Amerarcana annual literary review, is bringing out a trio of chapbooks under the Bird & Beckett imprint — Jack of Diamonds and the Queen of Spades by Jackson Meazle, Stances by Erik Noonan, and Scoria by himself, Nicholas James Whittington. 

If you’ve been reluctant to embrace the poetry reading as an entertainment, you may want to slip in to Bird & Beckett and hear what these three have to offer — the energy, intellect & charm  brought into play just might change your thinking…

Bird & Beckett is proud of its long-time commitment to poetry and the poets among us.

Jackson Meazle lives in San Francisco. He has two chapbooks out this year, HH, a book of Heinrich Heine translations, and Jack of Diamonds and the Queen of Spades.

Erik Noonan hails from Southern California; he lives and writes in San Francisco.  Some of his recent poetry and theoretical work can be found in Out Of Our and AMERARCANA. Stances is his first book.

Nicholas James Whittington was born and raised in San Francisco, where he helps run Bird & Beckett Books and edits  AMERARCANA: A Bird & Beckett Review. His poems can be found in various magazines and in the chapbooks Slough and Scoria.


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