317 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002
Featuring Gabriella M. Belfiglio and Zorida Mohammed
Plus open mic
Hosted by David Lawton
Gabriella M. Belfiglio lives in Brooklyn, NY with her partner and four cats. She teaches self-defense, conflict resolution, karate, and tai chi to people of all ages throughout the five boroughs. Gabriella won second place in the 2014 W.B. Yeats Poetry Contest. Gabriella’s work has been published in many anthologies and journals including Radius, The Centrifugal Eye, The Potomac Review, and Lambda Literary Review. If you are a book publisher her manuscript needs a good home. Her website is www.gabriellabelfiglio.info
Zorida Mohammed was born in Trinidad, and immigrated to the US at age 18 yrs. She currently works as a licensed clinical social worker at a community mental health center in Bergen County, NJ. Her poems have been published in The Caribbean Writer, Folio, Poem, Fulcrum #6, Oyez Review, The Atlanta Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, The Distillery, Dirty Goat, Bayou, and Apalachee Review. Zorida is an active member of the Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow Poets and has poems published for the last nine years in their yearly literary publication. She reads poetry regularly at venues in New Jersey and in New York City.