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upcoming books

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming poetry collection Retrograde by  Puma Perl. This is great weather for MEDIA’s first single writer collection and who better to kick off the series? Publication date June 1st 2014. And watch out for our latest anthology, I Let Go of the Stars in My Hand, in August. Submissions for the next open in October – sign up to our monthly newsletter for reminders.

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New York City poetry open mic

Do you know about our Spoken Words Sundays reading series? We are at the historic Parkside Lounge (back room), 317 E Houston St (at Attorney St), New York City, every Sunday 4-6 pm. See calendar for details. It’s got a great stage and a terrific vibe—so come and join up for our weekly features and poetry open mic. We look forward to seeing you.

“The Parkside Lounge on East Houston is the coolest new venue in town for poetry readings. Sundays at 4pm” – Live Mag!

“The atmosphere is totally mesmerizing. Extremely talented poets! Courteous waitress, pool table, shuffleboard. Easy parking on Sundays. Affordable alcoholic beverages. I truly look forward to be there again.” - Kenneth Yocus, writer

Out of the mainstream and away from the tributaries!


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