Poets Rebecca Newth and Rachelle Bijou read from their work. Rebecca Newth's poems have appeared in many magazines, including Fire Exit, Sumac, Poetry Now, Hanging Loose, Telephone and the American Literary Anthology. A book of poems called Xeme was published by Sumac Press, and a new book, Journey Whose Bones Are Mine, is due shortly from Truck Press. Rachelle Bijou was born in Brooklyn and grew up there. At present she lives in Manhattan where she works as a secretary to a publishing house. Her poems have been published in Telephone, Blue Pig, 100 Posters, The St. Mark's Newsletter, and elsewhere. A new book, Entrance to the City, is due shortly from Joan Simon's Buffalo Press. Program produced by Susan Howe with technical direction by Miles Smith at WBAI in New York City. Made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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