The Poetry Reading Series at Pacific Standard Bar
Featuring Tryfon Tolides, Leslie C. Chang, and Eric Weinstein
Thursday, 30 September 2010 @ 7:00 PM
Pacific Standard Bar
82 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY (between St. Marks and Bergen Streets)
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Please join us for our upcoming Chin Music reading featuring three fine poets: Tryfon Tolides, Leslie C. Chang, and Eric Weinstein. Series curated by Bryan Patrick Miller.
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.
Tryfon Tolides was born in Korifi Voiou, Greece. His first book, An Almost Pure Empty Walking, was a 2005 National Poetry Series Selection and published by Penguin in 2006. In 2009, he received a Lannan Foundation Residency in Marfa, Texas.
Leslie C. Chang is the author of the poetry collection, Things That No Longer Delight Me, selected by Cornelius Eady for the 2008-2009 Poets Out Loud Prize and published by Fordham University Press in 2010. She has received awards and scholarships from the Academy of American Poets, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. Her work has appeared in Agni, The American Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, Literary Imagination, and other publications. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.
Eric Weinstein is the winner of the 2010 New Michigan Press/DIAGRAM chapbook contest for his collection, Vivisection. His poetry has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Best New Poets 2009, Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, and Third Coast. He is an MFA candidate at New York University.