- Jun 7, 2019
Poetry Reading: Gretchen Primack & Randall Horton
Friday, June 7 at 7:00pm – Free Admission
Join us for Supper beforehand at 6:15pm – ($10 member / $12.50 general). RSVP for Supper at 518-822-8100 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Menu: Vegan Posole Stew: Hominey Corn with Green Chile, Avocado, Herbs and Spices; Green Salad: Butter Lettuce, Cucumbers, Radish, Buttermilk Dressing; Herbed Fruit Salad
Collections by Primack and Horton to be available for sale at the TSL Book Space.
Check out the new poem by Randall Horton in the May 2019 issue of Poetry Magazine!
GRETCHEN PRIMACK is the author of Visiting Days (Willow Books 2019), set in a maximum-security men’s prison, as well as two other poetry collections: Kind (Post-Traumatic Press), which explores the dynamic between humans and (other) animals, and Doris’s Red Spaces (Mayapple Press). Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, The Massachusetts Review, FIELD, Antioch Review, Ploughshares, Poet Lore, and other journals and anthologies.
Primack has administrated and taught with education programs in prison and jail for many years and moonlights at an indie bookstore in Woodstock, NY. She co-wrote, with Jenny Brown, The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals (Penguin Avery). Her website is www.gretchenprimack.com.
RANDALL HORTON is the author of the poetry collections Pitch Dark Anarchy (Triquarterly/Northwestern University Press, 2013), The Definition of Place (Main Street Rag, 2010), and The Lingua France of Ninth Street (Main Street Rag, 2009). His honors include the Bea Gonzalez Poetry Award, a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in Literature, and most recently GLCA New Writers Award for Creative Nonfiction for Hook: A Memoir (Augury Books, 2015).
Horton is an associate professor of English at the University of New Haven. He is a member of the experimental performance group Heroes Are Gang Leaders which recently received the 2018 American Book Award in Oral Literature. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, he now resides in East Harlem.