Monday, October 15th at 7 p.m.
POETS!Â 1st & 3rd Monday of Every Month
Featured poets plus an open mic
hosted by B&B’s resident troubadour, Jerry Ferraz.
Philip Fried has published five books of poetry, the most recent being Early/Late: New and Selected Poems (Salmon, 2011). Publishers Weekly called that book â€œskillful and memorable,â€ and The Literary Review declared, â€œIn realms between and including the Almighty and actuarial tables, Fried speaks every language faithfully and eloquently. Rejoice! Read!â€
Christopher Bernard is author of the novel A Spy in the Ruins, which Spanish novelist Juan Goytisolo called “the best American novel … since those of Thomas Pynchon and William Gass.” He is also the founder and co-editor (with Ho Lin) of the webzine Caveat Lector, where he also serves as poetry editor and creative director. He also writes as a critic-at-large for Synchronized Chaos International Magazine, covering art, music, theater, films and literature; writes plays; publishes photographs; and has written the libretto and composed the music for the opera NachtstÃ¼ck: The Death of Anton Webern. He is currently working on a series of poetry videos and a formalist-expressionist novel. More of his poems can be read his blog “The Bog of St. Philinte.”
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