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Poetry Reading: Friday, February 22, 7 PM

Brooklyn Poets Reading Series


Studio10 is pleased to announce an event in the Brooklyn Poets Reading Series, featuring readings by poets Sophia Le Fraga, Terence Degnan and Khadijah Queen. Admission is free. Wine, beer, and light refreshments will be served.

Sophia Le Fraga studied Linguistics and Poetry at New York University. Her poems have appeared in Lambda Literary Review's Poetry Spotlight, The Broome Street Review and Lemon Hound, among other publications. Her work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum and the Corcoran Gallery, and in 2011, her Whitman erasure Song of Me and Myself was shown throughout Berlin. Her chapbook I DON'T WANT ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE INTERNET (Keep This Bag Away From Children) is out now, and her collection, I RL, YOU RL is forthcoming.

Terence Degnan is the author of The Small Plot Beside the Ventriloquist’s Grave, published by Brooklyn’s own Sock Monkey Press. His work has been published in various literary magazines, including The Other Herald, The Front Weekly and the OWS Poetry Anthology. His two spoken word albums, 2008′s BC & 2010’s Calling Shotgun, were produced in Pittsburgh, PA and Raleigh, NC, respectively. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.

Khadijah Queen is the author of Conduit (Black Goat/Akashic 2008) and Black Peculiar, winner of the 2010 Noemi Press book award for poetry and finalist for the Gatewood Prize from Switchback Books. Her work appears widely in journals and anthologies, including Best American Nonrequired Reading, Eleven Eleven, Memoir, Tuesday, An Art Project and jubilat. The recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and the Norman Mailer Writers’ Colony, her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize four times. She works full-time as an editor for a finance company.




For more information please contact Annelie McGavin at (718) 213-2469.




Gallery hours: Thursday through Sunday 1 - 6 pm or by appointment

Contact: (718) 852-4396

The gallery is across the street from the Bogart Street exit at the L Train Morgan stop.



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