Calling All Secret Poets: Poetry Open-Mic Night with Annette Basalyga
Award-winning poet, Annette Basalyga, will inaugurate Write Yourself Free's first poetry Open-Mic Night on Friday, March 2nd at 7:30pm. “She's a weird original,” Jordan Davis, poetry editor of The Nation writes of Basalyga's current collection, Lifer. The public is encouraged to sign up and share their poetry or just to come and enjoy for $5. To be held at Write Yourself Free, 252 Post Road East, Westport. Please contact Tish Fried at www.writeyourselffree.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, 203.557.4617.
About Annette Basalyga
Annette Basalyga was a fellow at the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop where she received an Academy of American Poets’ Prize and an M.F.A. in poetry and is a current Pushcart Prize nominee. She has an extensive teaching background an is currently teaching poetry at Write Yourself Free. She lives in Bridgeport, Connecticut.