Notable New York: 2/4-2/9


This week in NYC:

MONDAY 02/04: Kishi Bashi (K Ishibashi of Jupiter One and Of Montreal) collaborates with performance poet Bian Omni Dillon. Both will perform solo sets and then debut their new collaboration. Housing Works Bookstore, 7pm, Free.

WEDNESDAY 02/06: The Atlas Review hosts a launch party for their debut issue. The reading will feature Caitlin Dube, Matthew Zingg, Ken Walker, Brandon Kreitler, Kathleen Ossip, Justin Boening, Robert Ostrom, Sam Allingham, Michael Simon, and more, as well as music from Alex Simon. Housing Works Boostore, 7pm, Free.

THURSDAY 02/07: The Graywolf Poetry Tour comes to New York with poets Nick Flynn, Dobby Gibson, and Mary Szybist. McNally Jackson, 7pm, Free.

FRIDAY 02/08: A great line-up of New York City public school teachers get together for a poetry reading called REVISION, featuring Emily Brandt, Mike Carlson, Christopher Cheney, Alex Cuff, Naomi Extra, Adam Falkner, Avram Kline, Caitlin Mcdonnell, Matt L. Rohrer, and Evan Smith. Pete’s Candy Store, 7pm, Free.

SATURDAY 02/09: The Poetry Brothel hosts a reading they’re calling the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre that will feature burlesque, tarot card readings, an aerialist, kissing booths, and readings from poetry whores including Jennifer Tamayo, Lisa Marie Basile, Rachel Herman-Gross, Lynsey G, Carina Finn, Jennifer Williamson, Meghann Plunkett, Rachel Boyadjis, Erin Lynn, Melinda Smart, and J. Isabel. Forgotten Works Studio, 8pm.

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Dustin Luke Nelson is a founding editor of InDigest and the host of the InDigest Reading Series. He is a 2012 National Poetry Series finalist and has recently had work published in the Greying Ghost Pamphlet Series, Opium, METRO Twin Cities, Scud, 3:AM, and elsewhere. He has been a writer and producer on Radio Happy Hour and Geocachers. He lives in Astoria, tweets at @dlukenelson, and blogs at More from this author →