Sep 14, 2013

First Event of the Literati Reading Series

[UPDATE 9/16/13] Due to unforeseen travel delays, tonight's Literati Reading Series will begin at 6:00 pm. Thanks!

Award-winning D. C. poet Kyle Dargan and Harpur Palate's own Dante Di Stefano will kick off the new "The Literati Reading Series" on Monday, September 16, 5 p.m. at the Broome County Arts Council (BCAC), 81 State Street, 5th Floor, Binghamton, NY. The series is hosted and coordinated by Tara Betts and sponsored by Curcio Printing. "Literati" readings will take place monthly at BCAC on the third Mondays through December.

KYLE DARGAN is the author of three collections of poetry, Logorrhea Dementia (2010), Bouquet of Hungers (2007) and The Listening (2003). For his work, he has received the Cave Canem Poetry Prize, the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and grants from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Dargan has partnered with the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities to produce poetry programming at the White House and Library of Congress. He is currently an assistant professor of literature and creative writing at American University and the founder and editor of POST NO ILLS magazine.

See you there!