Saturday, March 27, 2010

Matthew Rohrer, Geoffrey Nutter, and Graeme Bezanson

Chin Music
The Poetry Reading Series at Pacific Standard Bar
Featuring Matthew Rohrer, Geoffrey Nutter, and Graeme Bezanson

Thursday, 1 April 2010 @ 7:00 PM

Pacific Standard Bar
82 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(between St. Marks and Bergen Streets)

Please join us for our upcoming Chin Music reading featuring three fine poets: Matthew Rohrer, Geoffrey Nutter, and Graeme Bezanson.

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Other poets to be featured this season include L.S. Asekoff, Aaron Baker, David Baker, Joshua Bell, Elaine Bleakney, Ishion Hutchinson, Major Jackson, Valzhyna Mort, and Page Starzinger. Series curated by Colin Cheney.

Located on Fourth Avenue in downtown Brooklyn, near the Atlantic/Pacific subway hub, Pacific Standard is a literary bar serving up eighteen microbrews on tap and cask (including both West Coast and local breweries), fine wines and liquors, and tasty snacks like chips and salsa, and meat and cheese plates.


Matthew Rohrer is the author of A PLATE OF CHICKEN (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009), RISE UP (Wave Books, 2007) and A GREEN LIGHT (Verse Press, 2004), which was shortlisted for the 2005 Griffin Poetry Prize. He is also the author of SATELLITE (Verse Press, 2001), and co-author, with Joshua Beckman, of NICE HAT. THANKS. (Verse Press, 2002), and the audio CD ADVENTURES WHILE PREACHING THE GOSPEL OF BEAUTY. He has appeared on NPR's "All Things Considered" and "The Next Big Thing." His first book, A HUMMOCK IN THE MALOOKAS was selected for the National Poetry Series by Mary Oliver in 1994. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, and teaches in the Creative Writing Program at NYU.

Geoffrey Nutter's most recent collection of poetry is CHRISTOPHER SUNSET, published this year by Wave Books. He is the author of two previous books of poems, WATER'S LEAVES & OTHER POEMS and SUMMER EVENING. His poems have appeared in journals and anthologies such as Carnet de Route, Verse, Denver Quarterly, Chicago Review, Fence, Xantippe, Best American Poetry 1997, and Iowa Anthology of New American Poetry. He is the recipient of an Academy of American Poets prize.

Graeme Bezanson is a founding editor of, an online journal of essays and poetry reviews. His poems have recently appeared in, or are forthcoming from, Washington Square, The Laurel Review, EOAGH, and The Agriculture Reader. He lives and works in Manhattan.

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