KGB: Heretical Mystical - Jay Michaelson + Ephryme

November 21, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Heretical Mystical: Jay Michaelson + Ephryme.  Release party for “is” by Yaakov Moshe

Jay Michaelson is the author of six books, including God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality, an Amazon bestseller and finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, and now his new collection, “is”, published as his alter ego, Yaakov Moshe.  His poetry has been published in journals including Ginosko, Blue Magazine, Animus, and Zeek, and has been anthologized many times as well.  In his other lives, Jay is a columnist for The Daily Beast, a rabbi, a Buddhist meditation teacher, a frequent commentator on NPR, and an affiliated professor at Chicago Theological Seminary.

Eden Pearlstein (ePRHYME) is a Brooklyn-based poet and emcee who has released several albums, including two LPs on the famed K Records label, and had work published in His work has been featured in NPR, Tikkun, Open Siddur, and Tablet, and he has performed at Governor’s Ball, The Stone, and around 150 hip hop venues around the country.