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CALLING ALL POETS @ The Roost, New Paltz, NY

New Paltz         Beacon          Ellenville

Friday: February 1, 2019    7:30pm

Featured Poets:  Susan Konz  & Tim Tomlinson 

Roost Studios, 69 Main Street, New Paltz, NY

Refreshments available!      Open mic!

       $5.00                  $3 CAPS/Roost members/Students/Seniors

New Paltz, NY – As we have every month for 20 years, Calling All Poets welcomes poets and patrons throughout the Hudson Valley, NYC, Albany, and the tri-state area to our First Friday Readings. Our diverse community of voices and open, democratic forum provide novice and veteran poets alike a creative atmosphere to exercise their voices and listen to their peers.

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary as the Hudson Valley’s longest running poetry performance series, Calling All Poets invites one and all to our regularly scheduled First Friday reading, this month featuring Susan Konz & Tim Tomlinson.        

Susan Konz holds an MFA from Hunter College and her first book, Second Sleep, was published in 2016 (Lion Autumn Publishing) Her poems have appeared in publications such as Waymark I Want You to See This Before I Leave zine as well as the CAPS 2015 Poetry Anthology (CAPS Press) She sometimes wonders whether she is, in fact, waking or dreaming. 

Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. He is also the author of the chapbook Yolanda: An Oral History in Verse, the poetry collection Requiem for the Tree Fort I Set on Fire, and the collection of short fiction, This Is Not Happening to You. His work has been published globally, and he runs workshops in poetry and prose in New York as well as Australia, China, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Tim’s a certified yoga instructor, an avid scuba diver, and sits on the Advisory Board of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators, and Whatabook (India). He’s been teaching in NYU’s Global Liberal Studies since the early 1990s and lives in Brooklyn with his wife.  

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