OUTWORDS – Poetry Invitational

The Profane and the Profound – 

The Silly and the Sacred – 

The 3rd LGBT Poetry Invitational

Presented by All Out Arts as part of this 15th Anniversary year of the Fresh Fruit Festival 

On Sunday, June 10th 2018, at the New York Comedy Club – 241 East 24th Street.  Reception 1:30, Show 2 pm.  Admission by any donation.

The best and the brightest of our published poets together in one gala afternoon of new and retrospective readings and thoughtful discussion, celebrating the insight and impact of LGBTQ poets on our culture and community.  Including:

Charles Theonia – with work appearing in the Advocate and the Zine of the Trans Poet.

Jessica Yatrofsky – international filmmaker, photographer, and author of Pink Privacy and other works praised in the Atlantic and New Yorker.

Jee Leong Koh – author of Steep Tea, Lambda Literary Award finalist, and social activist.

Shye Sales  –  author of Children of the Ghetto, and past Fresh Fruit Festival Award Winner.

Brad Vogel  –  author of the book Broad Meadow Bird, and Executive Director of the New York Preservation Archive. 

And more!

Hosted by Myles Cohen
Production Manager Frank Calo

Curated by Louis Lopardi  [write Louis for a slot in the Open Mic portion of the program]

2017 Art Essay

April 28, 2017