Please join us for the next reading of Triangle Quarterly--a series dedicated to exploring diverse styles and genres of poetry, curated and hosted by Anton Yakovlev.
Each reading features 3 poets writing in distinctly different modes. After the readings the 3 poets assemble onstage for a Q&A and a discussion where they react to each other's work!
The readers for the evening are: Neil Silberblatt, Dorothy Friedman August, and Ron Bremner.
Neil Silberblatt’s poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Poetica Magazine, The Aurorean, Two Bridges Review, Ibbetson Street Press, Naugatuck River Review, Chantarelle’s Notebook, Canopic Jar, First Literary Review, Muddy River Poetry Review, Nixes Mate Review, and The Good Men Project. His work has also published in various anthologies, including Confluencia in the Valley: The First Five Years of Converging with Words (Naugatuck Valley Community College, 2013); University of Connecticut’s Teacher-Writermagazine; Collateral Damage (Pirene's Fountain); and Culinary Poems (Pirene's Fountain). He has published two poetry collections: So Far, So Good (2012), and Present Tense (2013), and has been nominated several times for a Pushcart Prize. His poetry chapbook, Past Imperfect, will be published later this year by Nixes Mate Books. Neil is the founder/director of Voices of Poetry - which, since 2012, has organized and presented a series of poetry events (featuring acclaimed poets) at various venues in NY, NJ, CT and MA. In his spare time, Neil is battling Stage 4 cancer.
Dorothy Friedman August is a widely published award winning poet and has published three books of poetry with two forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada and Autonomous. She had received two NYFA fellowships, a Kathy Acker award and a Pushcart Prize, and other awards. Her work, which includes poetry, essays, art and Book reviews, comedy revues has appeared in The Partisan Review, The California Quarterly, Ms., Kayak, The Centennial Review, Big Bridge. The Paris Review and many others. Recent publications include Many Mountains Moving. Mudfish, Sensitive Skin. Three issues of Tribes including their latest anthology, several Unbearable anthologies. Including The Big Book of Sex and The Worst Book, two anthologies published by Bright Hill Press. Including their own 50th Anniversary Issue, Downtown Poets. Ikon Double Anthology, Clayton Patterson's A Jewish History of the Lower East Side. And others. Her memoir The Bastard Heirs Is in progress She has recently published art reviews on John Ashbery's collage show at Tibor d'Nagy Gallery and Frank Stella's show at The Princeton Museum and a book review of Ron Kolm's Night Shift. Her upcoming books are The L Shaped Room and Drinking Alaska. She co-founded The Helen Review and was poetry editor of Downtown for ten years. She was also director of poetry programs and workshops for The Living Theater and ABC No Rio. She currently gives private workshops and teaches writing and literature at Fordham University and Empire State College.
Ron Bremner of Glen Ridge via Lyndhurst, (both New Jersey), writes of incense, peppermints, and the color of time in such venues as International Poetry Review, Anthem: a Leonard Cohen Tribute Anthology, Climate of Change: Sigmund Freud in Poetry, Paterson Literary Review, Journal of Formal Poetry, The Red Wheelbarrow, Passaic Review, and elsewhere. He recently released Hungry Words, a poetry chapbook, on Alien Buddha Press. Ron has thrice won Honorable Mention in the Allen Ginsberg awards, and he Ron invites you to visit his Instagram poetry at beat_poet1 and Absurdist_poet, where milk and cookies await.