POETS! Rebecca Farivar & Ben Mirov, plus open mic
Monday, Oct. 1 – 7 p.m. Featured poets plus an open mic 1st & 3rd Monday of each month hosted by Jerry Ferraz.
Rebecca Farivar is the author of Correct Animal (Octopus Books, 2011) and chapbook American Lit (Dancing Girl Press, 2011). She holds an MFA in poetry from St. Mary’s College of California and hosts the podcast Break The Line. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, 6×6, cold-drill, RealPoetik, The Volta, Word For / Word, The American Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. She currently lives in Oakland.
Ben Mirov is the author of Hider Roser (Octopus Books, 2012), Ghost Machine (Caketrain, 2010). He grew up in Northern California and lives in Oakland.
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