Monday, May 28, 2012

Son of a Pony Poetry Reading Series


Friday, June 1, 6 pm

Three Rooms Press presents Son of a Pony, on Friday, June 1, with featured poet PUMA PERL, and spotlight ALLEGRA MIRA, preceded by NYC's vivacious open poetry reading, hosted by Kat Georges.

PUMA PERL is a performance artist and a widely published poet and writer. She is the author of the award-winning chapbook "Belinda and Her Friends" and the full-length collection "knuckle tattoos," and as well as a new chapbook, "Ruby True." She is the co-creator, co-producer, and main curator of DDAY Productions, which currently puts on shows at 3 venues, including a monthly all-female production at the Bowery Poetry Club.

ALLEGRA MIRA is a writer and poet. In 2003, she worked with Stanley Kunitz and Genine Lentine on Kunitz’s final book, “The Wild Braid.”  Her poems and writings have been published in The Berkshire Review, Naugatuck River Review, Drive-By Poets series, Many Hands Magazine, Local Buzz Magazine, Home Magazine, and Worcester Magazine. A proud member of the Italian-American writing community in New York, Allegra has read for the Italian-American Writers Association and the Bluestockings, Sonic Poetry, the recent Yippie Cafe Manic Monday series. Her poems are subtly rhythmic, erotic, and preoccupied with the conversions of intimate love.

The featured reading follows the essential Son of a Pony open reading at the cafe, hosted and curated by the buoyant Kat Georges. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.;  open reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $7, which includes a free drink. 

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