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56 Bogart Street Brooklyn NY 11206                                                                       
Poetry Reading: May 24, 7-9 P.M.                                                                        



Brooklyn Poets Reading Series


Join us at Studio10 for the next Brooklyn Poets reading featuring poets Lynn Melnick, Taije Silvermanand Vijay Seshadri. Admission is free. Wine, beer, and light refreshments will be served.


Lynn Melnick is the author of If I Should Say I Have Hope (YesYes Books, 2012). Her poetry has appeared in The Awl, BOMB, Guernica, Paris Review, A Public Space, and most recently in Washington Square and Chicago Quarterly Review.Her fiction has appeared in Opium and Forklift, Ohio and she has written essays and book reviews for Boston Review, Coldfront, LA Review of Books, Poetry Daily, VIDAweb and other venues. She was born in Indianapolis, raised in Los Angeles, and currently lives in Brooklyn.


Taije Silverman’s first book, Houses Are Fields, was published by LSU Press in 2009. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in PoetryPloughsharesAgni,The Harvard ReviewFive Points and many other journals. The recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in Italy and the 2005-07 Emory University Creative Writing Fellowship, as well as residencies from the MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, she teaches poetry and translation at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Philadelphia.


Vijay Seshadri was born in Bangalore, India, in 1954, and came to America as a small child. He is the author of four collections of poems, Wild KingdomThe Long Meadow3 Sections (all from Graywolf) and The Disappearances (Harper-Collins India), and many essays, reviews, and memoir fragments. His work has been recognized with a number of honors, among them fellowships from the NEA and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets James Laughlin Award. He is currently the Myers Professor of Writing at Sarah Lawrence College.


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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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