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To keep everyone safe, our poets will be broadcasting from home this month and you can settle in with a cup of tea or a glass of wine to watch in real time on YouTube or Facebook as these inspiring and gifted poets read their work live.
We hope poetry is helping you get through this difficult time. While we cannot have an audience in the house, you can donate to poetry night at anytime during the reading. Any tips will be dvided between the poets and Caffe Lena. Or click the link above to lend your support to Caffe Lena at any time.
David Graham is a contributing editor for the online journal Verse-Virtual, where he contributes a regular column, “Poetic License”. He has published poems, essays, and reviews in a wide variety of anthologies and journals and given numerous presentations and readings in many states. He is co-editor of two anthologies, After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography (with Kate Sontag), and Local News: Poetry About Small Towns (with Tom Montag). His most recent of seven books of poetry is The Honey of Earth (Terrapin Books, 2019). .DavidGraham.com
Lucyna Prostko, a Polish-American poet, graduated from the M.F.A. program at New York University, where she was awarded the New York Times Fellowship. Her poetry appeared in various literary journals, including Fugue, Washington Square, Painted Bride Quarterly, Quiddity, Ellipsis, Salamander, Cutthroat, One Jacar Press and Five Points. Her first book Infinite Beginnings was judged winner of Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Competition by Joan Larkin. She currently pursues Ph.D. in English at SUNY Albany. poets.org/poet/lucyna-
Kathleen McCoy teaches college writing and poetry in the house where her daughter just finished her B.A. degree and her husband gardens. Her poetry has been short-listed and long-listed for international prizes including the Fish International Poetry Prize, the Discovery Prize, the Dana Awards, the Book Excellence Awards, and a Fulbright. Her books include Green and Burning, More Water Than Words, and Ringing the Changes. You can get more of Kathleen at her blog, The Real McCoy: A Take on Poetry.