From louderARTS' Facebook Page:
We are thrilled to be closing out our 2012 season with this brilliant and generous poets. Please join us for our final double feature of 2012: Patrick Rosal and Angel Nafis!
Showtime is 7:30pm. But come early for our free weekly rooftop workshop at 6pm. As always there will be two-for-one drinks all night. Cover is $6/$5 with student ID.
And this is your last chance to get in free with a donation to hurricane relief efforts. If you donate $10 or more online and print out your receipt, we will waive your cover charge. Or come make a donation at one of our computers and we will refund what you paid at the door.
Patrick Rosal is the author of three full-length poetry collections, Boneshepherds (2011), My American Kundiman (2006), and Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive (2003). His collections have been honored with the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award, Global Filipino Literary Award and the Asian American Writers Workshop Members' Choice Award. In 2009, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to the Philippines. He is currently on the faculty of Rutgers University-Camden's MFA program.
Angel Nafis is an Ann Arbor, Michigan native and Cave Canem Fellow. Her work can be stumbled upon in FOUND Magazine’s Requiem for a Paper Bag, Decibels, GirlSpeak Webzine, The Bear Rivers Writing Conference Online Magazine, MUZZLE Magazine, and The Rattling Wall. In 2011 she represented the LouderArts poetry project at both the Women of the World Poetry Slam and the National Poetry Slam. Author of the chapbook BlackGirl Mansion (Red Beard Press, 2012), she is an Urban Word NYC Mentor and currently curates and hosts a poetry reading series in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.