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Poetry in the Bowl Thursday, June 13

June 13 @ EST 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free – $20.00

Jessica Cuello: 6 – 6:30 pm
Chen Chen: 6:40 – 7:10 pm
Meet the Poets | Book Signing: 7:15 – 8 pm

ASL interpretation provided

Highland Bowl, 1137 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620
Rain Venue: Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

Highland Park Map

Use the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority’s Google Trip Planner to take a bus to the park.

 

Jessica Cuello’s most recent collection is Yours, Creature (JackLeg Press, 2023), epistolary poems in the voice of Mary Shelley. Her book Liar (2018), selected by Dorianne Laux for the 2020 Barrow Street Book Prize, received the Eugene Nassar Prize and the CNY Book Award. Cuello is also the author of Hunt (The Word Works, 2017), Pricking (Tiger Bark Press, 2016), and three chapbooks. She has been awarded the 2022 Nina Riggs Poetry Prize, the 2016 Washington Prize, the New Letters Poetry Prize, a Saltonstall Fellowship, and the New Ohio Review Poetry Prize. She is poetry editor at Tahoma Literary Review and teaches French in Central New York State.

Chen Chen’s second book of poems, Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency, (BOA Editions, 2022) was a finalist for the Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize, a Notable Book of the American Library Association, and a best book of 2022 according to the Boston Globe, Electric Lit, NPR, and others. His debut When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities (BOA Editions, 2017) was longlisted for the National Book Award and won the Thom Gunn Award, among other honors. Chen Chen is also the author of five chapbooks, most recently Explodingly Yours (Ghost City Press, 2023). He has received two Pushcart Prizes and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and United States Artists. He edits Underblong and the lickety~split. Based in Rochester, NY, he teaches for low- residency MFA programs at New England College, Stonecoast, and Antioch.

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Books by Jessica Cuello

Yours, Creature
Liar
Hunt
Pricking

Books by Chen Chen

Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency
When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities

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Date:
June 13
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $20.00
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Writers & Books
Phone
(585) 473-2590
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Venue

Highland Park
180 Reservoir Ave
Rochester, NY 14620 United States
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