A POETRY Afternoon with Jenny Zhang
Saturday, September 19th, 2:00 PM
Baby's All Right
Join Poetry contributor Jenny Zhang for an afternoon reading and a conversation with Poetry editor Lindsay Garbutt at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn. DJ Justine D., "one of the best female DJ’s working in New York City" to follow. Also on hand, Poetry subscription specials and tote bags.
Come early to grab a seat, order brunch or beverages, and browse through copies of Poetry. Doors open at 1:00 PM.
Jenny Zhang is the author of Hags (Guillotine, 2014) and Dear Jenny, We Are All Find (Octopus Books, 2012). She is a regular contributor to Rookie, and her fiction, nonfiction and poetry have been published or are forthcoming in Poetry, Fence, Glimmertrain, Pen American, Jezebel, The Guardian and Vice, among other venues. She recently won Poetry magazine's Editors Prize for Feature Article for her essay “How It Feels” in the July/August 2015 issue.
Official Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event
A group exhibition featuring work by Poetry magazine cover artists depicting the mythical creatures Pegasus and mermaids from poetry immemorial. Artists include Lise Haller Baggesen, Ana Benaroya, Lilli Carré, Alexander Cohen, Stephen Eichhorn, Carson Ellis, Clay Hickson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Krista Franklin, Julia Goodman, Jenny Kendler, Kate McQuillen, Jessie Mott, Julie Murphy, Diana Sudyka, and Shoshanna Weinberger.