'Obscenely Yours' by Angelo Nikolopoulos

It can be hard to tell if Angelo Nikolopolous’s debut collection is a masterfully lyrical tribute to gay sexuality or a highly sexualized vehicle for his lyric mastery. Obscenely Yours is both a romp and an expose. The collection is not defiant, but celebratory, as excited about the pleasures of language as the pleasures of the… read more

'The Best American Poetry 2012' Launch Reading

Don’t miss this year’s The Best American Poetry launch reading on Thursday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. at The New School in New York City. Series Editor David Leham and Guest Editor Mark Doty will be presenting poets and poems from the 25th edition of the acclaimed series. Readers include queer poets: Eduardo C. Corral, Richard… read more

D.A. Powell salutes Angelo Nikolopoulos

“Discovery”/Boston Review Poetry Contest Winners’ Reading Remarks by D. A. Powell Though the delights and temptations of the flesh have captivated many writers, we can probably count on one hand the number of poets who have truly elevated pig play and fisting to a level of profound artistic expression. To acknowledge our cultural discomfort with… read more

The White Swallow Reading Series featuring Michael Cunningham and Edmund White

Event Type: Reading; $7 cover (includes house drink) Date: Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 Time: 6:00pm Location: Cornelia Street Café 29 Cornelia Street (between 4th Street and Bleecker) Subways: A, C, E, B, D, F, V, to West 4th Street/Washington Square Email contact: [email protected] Phone contact: 212-989-9319 Website: www.corneliastreetcafe.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=84682296951 Description: Michael Cunningham is the… read more