02/09/09

We Three Productions Present Biweekly Readings of

Poetry and Prose in

The Library Lounge at The Telephone Bar

149 2nd Avenue @ 9th Street

telreadings@gmail.com

FREE 

PASCAL ESCRIOUT

Pascal is a native of France and has been studying for three years at HB studios with Edward Morehouse. He appeared in several HB Ensemble productions. He will soon be seen in the movie Thira directed by Matthew Panepinto. You can see him "onstage" every night in his Long Island City French bistro Tournesol and Wine Jazz Bar Domaine performing the "French attitude."

AJA-MONET

Aja-Monet is a Cuban-Jamaican poet originally from East NY, Brooklyn, residing in Harlem, NY. At 21 years old, she is currently the youngest  Grand Slam Champion of the Lower East side's legendary Nuyorican Poet's Café. Her work is classically surrealist, engaging altogether Hip Hop, Soul, and literary audiences. She dedicates her time and energy working with inner-city adolescence, providing performance poetry workshops and opportunities. Aja-Monet is currently finishing up her B.A. at Sarah Lawrence College where she is studying Writing, Theology, and Psychology.

JOHN REED

John Reed is the author of the novels, A STILL SMALL VOICE, THE WHOLE, the 2004 bestseller, SNOWBALL'S CHANCE, the recently released ALL THE WORLD'S A GRAVE: A NEW PLAY BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, and the forthcoming TALES OF WOE. Books Editor of the Brooklyn Rail since 2004; MFA from Columbia University; current NBCC Board member; published in Open City, New York Press, Brooklyn Rail, Timeout New York, Bomb Magazine, Playboy and many other venues.

LAURA ZINN FROMM

Laura Zinn Fromm holds an MFA from Columbia University. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Business Week, New Jersey Life & Leisure and Ducts.org <http://ducts.org/> .  She teaches fiction and creative non-fiction at the JCC/Manhattan and Columbia. Visit her blog at flawedmom.blogspot.com <http://flawedmom.blogspot.com/> .