KGB: At the Inkwell

April 11, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Nicola Maye Goldberg is the author of OTHER WOMEN (Sad Spell Press, 2016) and THE DOLL FACTORY (Dancing Girl Press, 2017).She is currently an MFA candidate in fiction at Columbia University.

Cooper Wilhelm is the author of three books of poetry including DUMBHEART/STUPIDFACE (Civil Coping Mechanisms/2017). He sends poems on postcards to strangers he looks up in phone books at poetryandstrangers.com. Please yell at him on twitter @cooperwilhelm.

Victor Alcindor is an English teacher at West Orange High School in New Jersey where he currently teaches American Literature and Creative Writing. He holds a degree in English from The College of New Jersey and Criminology from Rutgers University, as well as a doctorate of Arts and Letters from Drew University. Alcindor resides in South Orange, New Jersey with his wife and two children. Alcindor has had poems published in various journals and has a forthcoming book of poems titled Stand Mute set to publish by Get Fresh Books in 2018.

Omotara James is a poet and essayist. The daughter of Nigerian and Trinidadian immigrants, she lives and studies in New York City. Her poetry chapbook, “Daughter Tongue,” was selected by African Poetry Book Fund, in collaboration with Akashic Books, for the 2018 New Generation African Poets Box Set. Her debut full length collection, “Mama Wata,” is forthcoming in the Fall of 2018, from Siren Songs of CCM press. She is a 2017 Lambda Literary Fellow and her work has appeared in Winter Tangerine, Cosmonauts Avenue and elsewhere. Her awards include the Bridging the Gap Award for Emerging Poets and the Nancy P. Schnader Academy of American Poets Award.

Tamara Hart is a Ukrainian American poet.  Her work ranges in subject matter from her heritage, motherhood, womanhood, immigration and the passage of time. She received her MFA at Drew University and works as an English instructor. Her work is forthcoming or appears in Mom Egg Review, Lunch Ticket, Naugatuck River Review, The New Engagement, Driftwood Press and others. Her full-length collection is forthcoming from Get Fresh Books in Spring of 2019. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She lives in New Jersey with her son and two overfed cats.