Poets of Queens presents Micah Zevin's book launch:
Micah Zevin is a librarian poet living in Jackson Heights, Queens, N.Y. He has published articles and poems at The Otter, the Newtown Literary Journal and Blog, Poetry and Politics, Reality Beach, Jokes Review, Post (Blank), the American Journal of Poetry, The Tower Journal, Five2OneMagazine, the What Rough Beast Series at Indolent Books, Heavy Feather Review, Big Other, The Bowery Gothic, Brooklyn Vol. 1. and The Poets of Queens Anthology. He created/curates an open mic/poetry prompt workshop called The Risk of Discovery Reading Series at Blue Cups in Woodside, Queens, N.Y. and currently, virtually.
Sherese Francis is a Queens-based, Afro-Caribbean-American (Barbados and Dominica) poet, editor, interdisciplinary artist, workshop facilitator, and literary curator of the mobile library project, J. Expressions. She has published work in various publications including Furious Flower, Obsidian Lit, Rootwork Journal, Spoken Black Girl, The Operating System, Cosmonauts Avenue, No Dear, Apex Magazine, Bone Bouquet, African Voices, Newtown Literary, and Free Verse. Additionally, she has published two chapbooks, Lucy’s Bone Scrolls and Variations on Sett/ling Seed/ling, and has another one on the way from DoubleCross Press called, Recycling a Why That Rules Over My Sacred Sight. Besides her publications, she has been an editor for Harlequin Creature and Spoken Black Girl, and is the founder of the literary platform Jam Journal. To find out more about her work, visit futuristicallyancient.com
William Lessard has writing that has appeared or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Best American Experimental Writing, Plume, BOOTH, Hyperallergic, the New Delta Review, and the Poetry Foundation. His visual work has been featured at MoMA PS1 and is part of the special collection at Poets House.
Jackie Sherbow lives in Queens, NY. She is the author of the chapbook Harbinger (Finishing Line Press, 2019). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in places like Sierra Nevada Review, Coffin Bell, Luna Luna, and Day One, and have been part of the Emotive Fruition performance series. She works as the managing editor for Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine as well as the editor of Newtown Literary—the literary journal dedicated to the borough of Queens—and was a participant in the 2018 Queens Council on the Arts Artists Peer Circle. Her work has been nominated for the 2019 Best of the Net Anthology. www.jackiesherbow.com
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