The Watkins Glen Writers Group presents a featured reading by Michael Basinski, poet from Lancaster, NY (Erie County) as part of the Watkins Glen Reading Series on Monday, July 25th at 7:00 PM. at the Montour House Cafe & Tapas Bar at 401 W. Main Street, Montour Falls, NY. Please note that we will be meeting early prior to the reading for a meal, snacks or drinks at 6:00 PM. Let’s be supportive of the cafe since they have graciously agreed to host us.
Michael Basinski is the Curator of the Poetry Collection of the University Libraries, University at Buffalo and Director of UB Special Collections. He performs his work as a solo poet and in ensemble with the Don Metz Experience (D.M.E.). Among his recent books of poetry are Poems of a Polish-American Boy Poems, Piglittuce, and Trailers. His poems and other works have appeared in many magazines including Dandelion, BoxKite, Antennae, Open Letter, Deluxe Rubber Chicken, First Offense, Terrible Work, Kenning, Lungfull, Tinfish, Score, Unarmed, Rampike, House Organ, Ferrum Wheel, End Note, Ur Vox, Damn the Caesars, Pilot, 1913, Filling Station, fhole, Public Illumination, Eccolinguistics, Yellow Field, Western Humanities Review, Big Bridge, Mimeo Mimeo, Nerve Lantern, Vanitas, Talisman, Steel Bellows, Staging Ground, Lumox, Chiron Review, and Poetry. He lives in Buffalo.
This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc., with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
An open reading will follow the featured reading after a short break
Subject: Literary Event Press Release
Event: Literary Reading
Where: Montour House Cafe & Tapas Bar, 401 W. Main St., Montour Falls, NY
When: Monday, July 25th, beginning at 6:00 pm