Boutique publishing house Poets Wear Prada is pleased to announce that we will be tabling with Eggplant Press at the eighth annual New York Rainbow Book Fair and that several of our authors will be reading for the event. The Rainbow Book Fair is the largest LGBTQ book event in the United States. The 2016 fair will be held on Saturday, April 9th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm at John Jay College of Criminal Justice located at 524 W. 59th Street (just west of 10th Avenue) in Manhattan.
Our authors will be reading at two different readings at the fair. Here's a list of the readers and their scheduled time slots. (Please note that this schedule is subject to change.)
2016 COME HERE! Poetry Salon hosted by Regie Cabico and Nathaniel Siegel
12:10-12:15pm Geer Austin
01:05-01:10pm Austin Alexis
01:20-01:25pm Michael Montlack
01:30-01:35pm John J. Trause
05:00-05:05pm Joel Allegretti
2016 Main Reading Event
01:00 - 01:20pm Chocolate Waters
04:00 - 04:20pm Roxanne Hoffman
Poets Wear Prada is proud to have published debut and early collections of Jee Leong Koh, John J. Trause, Austin Alexis, Michael Montack, Joel Allegretti and Geer Austin. In 2011 Poets Wear Prada in conjunction with Eggplant Press published groundbreaking feminist lesbian writer Chocolate Waters's first new book in over three decades, "The Woman Who Wouldn't Shake Hands." Hoffman co-edited "Pears, Prose and Poetry: Anthology of the 9th Annual Fresh Fruit Festival Poetry Event," also published in conjunction with Eggplant Press.
Founded in 2006 in Hoboken, New Jersey, birthplace of Frank Sinatra and professional baseball, Poets Wear Prada is a boutique book publisher devoted to introducing and promoting emerging writers to the mainstream audiences with beautifully designed volumes of well-crafted poetry and prose.