Thursday, February 19, 2009


Great poems. Charming poets. Cheap & more or less okay drinks. Be there.

Noelle Kocot & Dottie Lasky read their marvelous poems.

Wednesday, February 25
Home Sweet Home
131 Chrystie Street
7 pm sharp (really)

Noelle Kocot has published four books of poetry, 4 and The Raving Fortune (Four Way Books, 2001 and 2004, respectively), Poem for the End of Times (Wave Books, 2006) and Sunny Wednesday (officially out in a month from Wave Books). She has had poems included in many anthologies, including Best American Poetry, 2001. She has received grants and awards from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Fund for Poetry, The American Poetry Review and The Academy of American Poets, among others. She lives in Brooklyn, where she was born and raised.

Dorothea Lasky is the author of AWE (Wave Books, 2007) and Black Life (Wave Books, 2010). Her chapbooks include Tourmaline (Transmission Press, 2008), The Hatmaker's Wife (Braincase Press, 2006), Art (H_NGM_N Press, 2006), and Alphabets and Portraits (Anchorite Press, 2005). She has been educated at Washington University, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Harvard University. Currently, she studies creativity and education at the University of Pennsylvania.