Assembly: Choose Your Words: Poetry and Prose
12 – 1 pm, Contemporary Art Gallery
Part of Locally Made’s One Room.
In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.
Kate Schapira curates Choose Your Words: Poetry and Prose from 8/13 - 8/18.
Some of the region’s best writers fill the middle of the day,and your ears, with their lines and sentences. Listen. — Kate Schapira
8/16: Andrew Colarusso
Andrew E. Colarusso will be reading from “American Mikhtams”. A series of New World Psalms that explore the intersectionalities of the right to bear arms, the right to wear strap-ons, violence in the classroom, mass exodus and how it is possible to love in the midst of it all. — Andrew Colarusso
Free with museum admission.
Kate Schapira is the author of four full-length books of poetry, most recently The Soft Place (Horse Less Press). Her eighth chapbook, The Ground / The Pass / The Wave, will be out this summer from Grey Book Press. She teaches nonfiction writing regularly at Brown University and poetry periodically for libraries, public schools and the Frequency Workshop Series. She co-runs Publicly Complex, a reading series of innovative writing.
Andrew E. Colarusso holds degrees from New York University (BA) and Brown University (MFA). He is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Broome Street Review. You can find some of his recent works published in Callaloo and Litro. Andrew was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY.