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Friday, January 27, 2012

Mon 2/6 Poets Michael T Young & Jack Cooper at Nightingale Lounge in NYC


EVENT: Saturn Reading Series Presents:
MICHAEL T. YOUNG & JACK COOPER
DATE: Monday, February 6, 2012        TIME: 7pm - 9pm.
LOCATION:  Nightingale Lounge, 213 2nd Ave.
(NW Corner E. 13th St & 2nd Ave), NY, NY 10003
OPEN MIC: Yes, signup at 6:45 pm      HOST: SU POLO
TICKETS: $10 Drink Minimum + $3 Suggested Donation is split between the bar and the two features.
RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/events/369306029750818/

The lovely singer/songwriter and poet Ms. Su Polo hosts this long-running every Monday evening mostly poetry reading series. Tonight the featured poets are Jack Cooper and Michael T. Young.

Open mic precedes and follows the features. Sign-up at 6:45 pm.

About the features:

JACK COOPER has read for Farrar, Straus and Giroux , served as research associate for the Modern Language Association, was an ESL teacher for ELESAIR Project, and is now Production Editor at Poets Wear Prada. His American English translation of poems by Jean-Pierre Lemesle, "Wax Women," with photos by Henry Jacobs was published November 1985 by International Art Office, Paris.


MICHAEL T. YOUNG's most recent collection, a chapbook titled "Living in the Counterpoint," is about to be released by Finishing Line Press. His previous books include the full-length "Transcriptions of Daylight" (Rattapallax Press, 2000), and the chapbook "Because the Wind Has Questions" (Somers Rocks Press, 1997). A full-length book, "The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost," will be published by Black Coffee Press in 2013. He has received both a Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and a William Stafford Award, and he has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His work has appeared in numerous journals including The Adirondack Review, Barrow Street, Iodine Poetry Journal, The Potomac Review, The Louisville Review, and The Same. His work is also included in the anthologies "Chance of a Ghost" (Helicon Nine Editions, 2005) and "Phoenix Rising" (T&W, 2004). He currently lives with his wife and children in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Directions:
Take any subway (4,5,6, R, N, Q) to Union Square at 14th St or the L to 3rd Avenue.
Closest NY PATH station: W 14th St. & 6th Ave.

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