Are You There God? It’s Me, Poetry

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New York’s own Erika Anderson has a reading series unlike any other. Once a month, Brooklynites step up to the mic in a vintage clothing store and read poetry from their high school years. As Anderson explains, “If I don’t risk humiliation, I’m not risking enough.”


Liv Lansdale is the book reviews editor for poetsatwork.com. Her favorite sentence of the 18th century is from Wollstonecraft and refers to men as "bugbears." She is actively seeking the perfect mojito. More from this author →