Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Reminder: Listen to Poetry or Die!

A quick reminder about tomorrow's inaugural night of the Pacific
Standard Reading Series. Come on out and hear some great poets!


Chin Music: The Pacific Standard Reading Series

An Evening with Poets Joshua Mehigan, George Green, and Katy Resch
Thursday, November 15th, 8PM

Please join us for opening night of Chin Music, Brooklyn's new reading
series at Pacific Standard bar in Park Slope. Established and rising
poets and writers from New York and beyond will be featured during each
of our seasons--one each winter and another in late spring. Writers
featured this first season (running November to December, and then--
after a brief hiatus--January to February) include Kimiko Hahn, Roger
Sedarat, Lynn Aarti Chandhok, and John Brehm. Readings will be held on
Thursdays at 8pm, and feature three readers each night. The series is
curated by Colin Cheney and the co-owner of Pacific Standard, John

Located on Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn, near the Atlantic/Pacific
station, Pacific Standard is a literary bar serving up over a dozen West Coast
microbrews on tap (as well as choice selections from small and local
breweries), a fine collection of wines, and tasty cheeses and meats.


Joshua Mehigan's first book, The Optimist, was one of five finalists
for a 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His poems have appeared in
Penguin, Writers Digest, and Pushcart anthologies, and in periodicals such
as Poetry and The New York Times. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife,
Talia Neffson.

George Green is from western Pennsylvania, but has lived for nearly
thirty years in the the East Village. One of the last rent-stabilized
poets in his neighborhood, he received an MFA in poetry from the New
School, and his poetry has appeared in various journals, and in the
anthologies Poetry 180, 180 More Poems, The Best American Poetry 2005, The
Best American Poetry 2006.

Katy Resch is a writer of poetry and children's books living in
Brooklyn, NY. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College and
currently teaches at NYU. Her work has appeared in Bellevue Literary
Review, Poetry Motel, Asphodel, Other Rooms Online, and other journals.

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