317 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002
Featuring John Amen and Debora Lidov
Hosted by Aimee Herman
Plus open mic, 21+
John Amen is the author of four collections of poetry: Christening the Dancer; More of Me Disappears; At the Threshold of Alchemy; and, most recently, strange theater (New York Quarterly Books), a finalist for the 2016 Brockman-Campbell Award. He is co-author, with Daniel Y. Harris, of The New Arcana. His latest collection, Illusion of an Overwhelm, will be released by NYQ in Spring 2017. His poetry, fiction, reviews, and essays have appeared in journals nationally and internationally, and his poetry has been translated into Spanish, French, Hungarian, Korean, and Hebrew. In addition, he has released two folk rock CDs: All I’ll Never Need and Ridiculous Empire. Further information is available on his website. He founded and continues to edit The Pedestal Magazine. Photo of John by Chad Weeden.
Debora Lidov is the author of the chapbook Trance and has published poems in literary journals including Cutthroat, Five Points, Salamander, The Threepenny Review, and Upstreet. She is employed as a medical social worker and serves as board president for the Indolent Arts.