Chin Music: The Pacific Standard Poetry Reading Series
Featuring Jee Leong Koh, Rebecca Keith, and Martin Rock
Thursday, April 30th 2009 @ 7:00 PM
Please join us for the next evening of Chin Music, the Pacific
Standard Poetry Reading Series. On April 30th, we are excited to
feature three excellent poets: Jee Leong Koh, Rebecca Keith, and
Martin Rock. Other writers to be featured in Chin Music this season
include Glyn Maxwell, Sarah Gambito, Major Jackson, Kevin Goodan, Dan Albergotti, Lytton Smith, Oni Buchanan, Paige Starzinger, Blue Chevigny, and David Baker. Series curated by Colin Cheney.
Jee Leong Koh is the author of EQUAL TO THE EARTH and PAYDAY LOANS (both from Poets Wear Prada Press). His poetry has appeared in Best New Poets 2007, and Best Gay Poetry 2008, and has also been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Born in Singapore, he now lives in New York City, and blogs at Song of a Reformed Headhunter (http://jeeleong.blogspot.com).
Rebecca Keith holds an MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. She
has received honors from the Atlantic Monthly and BOMB Magazine and
was a finalist for the 2008 Laurel Review/GreenTower Press Midwest
Chapbook Series Award. Her work has appeared most recently in The
Laurel Review and Storyscape Journal. She is a founder and curator of
Mixer reading series in New York City.
Martin Rock is an MFA candidate at New York University, where he is a
Starworks fellow and soon to be Editor in Chief of Washington Square
Review. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in NANO Fiction, 13th
Warrior Review, At-Large, and Mississippi Review. After living for
four years in Japan, he now resides in Brooklyn.