September 8: Kundiman & Verlaine Reading featuring Nina Sharma, Sho Sugita & Jenny Xie

September 8

Kundiman & Verlaine Reading

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Open Bar from 4-5 pm
Open Mic from 4:30-5pm
Featured reading begins at 5 pm
$5 donation

110 Rivington St.
(Ludlow & Essex Sts.)
F train to Delancey

Nina Sharma, Sho Sugita, & Jenny Xie read. 

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Nina Sharma is a writer from Edison, New Jersey. Her work has been featured in Certain Circuits Magazine, The Feminist Wire, Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, and Ginosko Literary Journal. She recently was awarded a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center and nominated for a Pushcart Prize for her nonfiction. With Quincy Scott Jones, she co-created the Noreaster Exchange: a multicultural, multi-city reading series. She is currently attending Columbia University's MFA in writing program and working on her first book. 

Sho Sugita lives in Brooklyn, NY. He works as a medical manuscript translator and studies poetry at Brooklyn College. He was an invited musician/reader in 2012 for Les Souffleurs de Vers: deuxième edition in Grenoble, France to raise funds for the 3-11 Tohoku disaster. His creative work can be found in Washington Square and Endless
(Classical and New Music on WRSU). He is currently working on a translation manuscript of Hirato Renkichi and Kanbara Tai, two poets active during the Japanese Futurist Movement of the early 1920s.

Jenny Xie received her MFA from NYU, and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the LA Review of Books, Narrative, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, and elsewhere. She's currently a lecturer in the expository writing program at NYU.


This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.