May 18: Kundiman & Verlaine Reading with Farnoosh Fathi, Timothy Ree, and Jennifer Tseng

Happy spring! Join us for open mic, poetry & libation at the Lower East Side's Verlaine. Come early for open bar! Stay after for Verlaine's delicious happy hour specials. 

Open bar 4pm-5pm
Open mic 4:30-5pm
Feature reading begins 5pm
$5 suggested donation

Farnoosh Fathi was born in 1981. She's the recipient of fellowships and awards from the Poetry Foundation, the Fulbright Program, and the MacDowell colony, and her poems, translations, and prose have appeared in Boston Review, FENCE, Everyday Genius, Poetry and Jacket2. Her first book of poems, Great Guns, was recently published by Canarium Books. 

Timothy Ree teaches English at a public high school in Brooklyn, New York. He holds a BA in English Literature from Wheaton College (IL) and an M.Div from Yale University. His poems have appeared in St. Katherine Review, Peregrine Literary Journal of Amherst Writers & Artists, Palimpsest: Yale Literary & Arts Magazine, and Prospect: Yale Divinity School Literary Journal.

Jennifer Tseng’s new book Red Flower, White Flower, winner of the Marick Press Poetry Prize, features English originals alongside Chinese translations by Mengying Han and Aaron Crippen. Tseng works as a literary curator, writing instructor, and circulation assistant at the West Tisbury Library on Martha’s Vineyard. Her debut novel Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness is forthcoming from Europa Editions.

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110 Rivington St.
(Ludlow & Essex Sts.)
New York, NY 10012
F train to Delancey


This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.