Staff

Bowery Poetry's core team.

Nikhil Melnechuk
Executive Director

Mason Granger
Director

Bob Holman
Founder, Artistic Director

Julius Baltonado
Program Manager

Anton Yakovlev
Education Director

Heath Antonio
Club Manager

Content Producers
Cora Atkinson
Randall Dottin
Sophie Ellsberg
Melissa Jackson
Nicholas Motyka
Max Powers

 
 
 
 
 
 

Club Interns
Dora Bralo
Ugochi Egony
Sahina Jerome
Aliya Schneider
Charles Joseph Augustin
Samantha Jablonsky
Angela Fernandez
Virginia Tadini

Programming Intern
Nicole Charland
 

Production Interns
E.R. Pulgar
Isaac Pagano-Toub
Cole Vallis

 
 
 
 
 
 

Advisory Board

Acclaimed professionals in the fields of film, poetry, audio, and new media.

Melina Brown
President, Radio Drama Network

Terrance Hayes
Poet & Professor

Beau Sia
Poet & Actor 

Melissa Jackson
Actress & Producer

Saul Williams
Poet & Filmmaker

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Board of Directors

Bowery Arts+Science's board who oversee Bowery Poetry Studios and Bowery Poetry Club.

Bob Holman
Founder, Bowery Poetry Club

Joshua Raff
Lawyer, Orick

Ram Devineni
Founder, Rattapallax

Lilly Wei
Art Critic

Chuck Smith
Filmmaker

Sophie Ellsberg
Actress & Filmmaker

Willard Morgan
Actor & Producer