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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Brooklyn reading series launches season in new home

Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, founder and host,
Calypso Muse and The Glitter Pomegranate Reading Series
(photo: Peter Dressel)

On Friday, September 25 (6:30pm), join award-winning poet Cheryl Boyce-Taylor for the Fall 2015 season of Calypso Muse and The Glitter Pomegranate Reading Series.

Featured readers will be Patricia Spears Jones, Lynne Procope, Eugenia Leigh and Gregory Pardlo.

A Q&A will be followed with an open mike hosted by Boyce-Taylor.

The series kicks off this season in a new venue:

Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA
1121 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Cheryl Boyce-Taylor is the recipient of the 2015 Barnes & Noble Writers For Writers Award. The founder of Calypso Muse and The Glitter Pomegranate Reading Series, she is a VONA fellow, and co-editor of The Wide Shore: A journal of Global Women's Poetry. A graduate of Stonecoast MFA Program, Cheryl is the author of three poetry collections, Raw Air, Night When Moon Follows and Convincing the Body. her poems are published in numerous publications including: Prairie Schooner, Callaloo, The Mom Egg Review, The Killens Review of Arts & Letters, and Aloud:Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Cheryl lives in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, she has just completed her fourth collection of poetry titled Arrival, a memoir in verse on migration and family life.

1 comment:

  1. So Excited for the change of Venue and even more excited that a new year of Glitter Pomegranate is upon and this opening reading is going to be tremendous!!!!


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