Poets Barbara Henning, Kimberly Lyons, and Tony Iantosca will read in the beautiful East Village garden. Reading will start at 3pm. And we will probably have some refreshments afterwards.
Barbara Henning is the author of seven collections of poetry and three novels. Her most recent books are a collection of poetry and prose, Cities & Memory (Chax), a novel, Thirty Miles from Rosebud, and a chapbook, A Slow Process (Monkey Puzzle). A Swift Passage is forthcoming this year from Quale Press. She is also the author/editor of a book of interviews, Looking Up Harryette Mullen (Belladonna). Barbara grew up in Detroit and has lived in New York City since 1983, except for a few years in Tucson. She teaches for Long Island University in Brooklyn, as well as for Naropa University.
Kimberly Lyons is the author most recently of these books of poetry: Rouge (Instance Press, 2012), The Practice of Residue(Subpress, 2012) and Asterik 11, a set of poems in broadside form (Few + Further Press, 2012). Her essay on the work of poet Joe Ceravalo is currently online at Jacket 2 in a feature on Joe Ceravalo edited by Vincent Katz. She lived on Avenue A and 11th street for 13 years and now lives in Brooklyn where she works at the Brooklyn Women's Shelter and publishes Lunar Chandelier Press.
Tony Iantosca is a poet living in Brooklyn, New York. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in the following journals and little magazines: Talisman, Death and Life of Great American Cities, Lungfull!, Barnstorm, Poems by Sunday, Brooklyn Paramount, By the Overpass, and Poets for Living Waters. His first chapbook, Team Burnout, is forthcoming from Overpass Books in the summer of 2013. He currently teaches English composition at Long Island University.