FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
6 PM | CORNELIA STREET CAFE
SON OF A PONY POETRY SERIES
Yuyutsu RD Sharma
NYC's Best Open POETRY Mike
Yuyutsu RD Sharma was born at Nakodar, Punjab, and moved to Nepal at an early age. He has published eight poetry collections including,www,nepal-trilogy.de with famous German photographer, Andreas Stimm, Annapurnas and Stains of Blood: Life Travels and Writing on a Page of Snow (Nirala Publications, New Delhi) and Space Cake, Amsterdam and Other Poems from Europe and America (Howling Dog Press). He is the recipient of fellowships and grants from The Rockefeller Foundation, Ireland Literature Exchange, and The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature, among others. His work has been translated into German, French, Italian, Slovenian, Hebrew, Spanish & Dutch. When not traveling, Yuyutsu lives in Kathmandu, where he edits Pratik, A Magazine of Contemporary Writing.
Spotlight poet Mikelle Terson has been writing since age 8, and credits her poetry to the taking of long showers, and her mentor, the late Irish poet & playwright, Michael Sayers.
The featured reading follows the fabulous Son of a Pony open reading at the cafe. Poet/convivial mistress of ceremonies Kat Georges hosts. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.; the open reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $7, which includes a free drink.
Cornelia Street Cafe is at 29 Cornelia Street, between W. 4th Street & Bleecker, just around the corner from the W. 4th Street subway station. Phone: 212-989-9319. www.corneliastreetcafe.com