Wednesday, May 2 – 6PM
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street, NYC

The White Swallow Reading Series—with equal parts drag show and poetry reading—will be featuring special guest Marie Howe. She will be joined by emerging poets Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky.

Hosted by Angelo Nikolopoulos as Marie Howl.


Alex Dimitrov’s first book of poems, Begging for It, is forthcoming from Four Way Books in early 2013. He is the recipient of the Stanley Kunitz Prize for younger poets from The American Poetry Review and the founder of Wilde Boys, a queer poetry salon in New York City. His poems have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Yale Review, Slate, Tin House, and Boston Review.

Dorothea Lasky is the author of two full-length collections of poetry: AWE (Wave Books, 2007) and Black Life (Wave Books, 2010). She is also the author of numerous chapbooks, including Poetry is Not a Project (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010), Tourmaline (Transmission Press, 2008), The Hatmaker’s Wife (2006), Art (H_NGM_N Press, 2005), and Alphabets and Portraits (Anchorite Press, 2004). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Crowd, 6×6, and Boston Review, among others. She has taught poetry, writing, and visual art and has done educational research at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Philadelphia Zoo, and Project Zero.

Marie Howe is the author of three volumes of poetry, The Kingdom of Ordinary Time, The Good Thief, and What the Living Do, and is the co-editor of a book of essays, In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic. Stanley Kunitz selected Howe for a Lavan Younger Poets Prize from the American Academy of Poets. She has, in addition, been a fellow at the Bunting Institute at Radcliffe College and a recipient of NEA and Guggenheim fellowships. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Poetry, Agni, Ploughshares, Harvard Review, The Partisan Review, and elsewhere.

$7 cover includes a house drink

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