Gay and Lesbian Poetry Night
Thu, May 01
6:30 PM — 8:00 PM
NAC160 Convent Avenue137th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
Gay & Lesbian Poetry Night w/ David Groff, Julie Enszer, Michael Broder & more. Bring your own work.Gay and Lesbian Poetry Night with David Groff, Julie Enszer & more. Bring your own work.
Refreshments will be served.
David Groff is a poet, writer, independent book editor, literary scout, and teacher.
His book of poems, Clay, was chosen by Michael Waters as winner of the Louise Bogan Award for Artistic Merit and Excellence and was published in 2013 by Trio House Press.
David’s poetry has appeared in American Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Chicago Review, Court Green, Georgia Review, Great River Review, Inkwell, The Iowa Review, Margie, Mead, Phat’itude, Poetry, and other magazines.
Julie Enszer's scholarship is at the intersection of U.S. history and literature with particular attention to twentieth century U.S. feminist and lesbian histories, literatures, and cultures.
She is a regular book reviewer for the Lambda Book Report and Calyx and co-editor of the lesbian-feminist journal Sinister Wisdom. You can read her work at www.JulieREnszer.com.
Michael H. Broder is a same-sex-married, HIV-positive man of learning and letters living in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. He holds a PhD in classics from CUNY and an MFA in creative writing (poetry) from NYU.
His first book of poems, This Life Now, was published by A Midsummer Nights Press in 2014. His poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in numerous anthologies. He has taught at NYU, CUNY (Graduate Center, Brooklyn, Hunter, Queens, and York Colleges), the University of South Carolina, and Montclair State University.