Presenting 6 readings a year from passionate and talented writers

Writers Read NYC celebrates BOA Editions!

Sunday, May 21: Please join us for our May Reading to hear exciting work from Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Joel Hinman, Craig Morgan Teicher, and Douglas Watson.

BOA Editions, Ltd. is a small but mighty nonprofit publisher based in Rochester, NY. Founded in 1976 by A. Poulin, Jr., BOA has published more than 300 books of American poetry, poetry-in-translation, and short fiction, including works by W.D. Snodgrass, Li-Young Lee, Carolyn Kizer and Lucille Clifton. BOA publishes winners of BOA’s annual Poulin Poetry Prize and BOA’s annual Short Fiction Prize, and also donates hundreds of books each year to schools, hospitals, libraries, senior centers, Native American reservations, YMCAs, and other nonprofit organizations.

SR2Sunday, May 21, 2017
5:00 pm – 6:30pm (doors open 4:30pm)
$7 admission + 1 drink minimum

Readings are held in the bar at The Slipper Room, a sumptuous modern burlesque house at 167 Orchard Street (entrance on Stanton Street) on the Lower East side.

Writers Read NYC was established in 2001 by a group of writers looking to showcase their work and that of a range of established and emerging writers of fiction, poetry, essays, memoir and more. Learn more about our featured writers.