|When:||Back to Calendar December 8, 2012 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm||Where:||Big Blue Marble Bookstore
551 Carpenter Ln
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Saturday, December 8, 2012
Stray Cat Blues launch party with poet Hal Sirowitz.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore
551 Carpenter Lane
Big Blue Marble is thrilled to welcome renowned poet and friend of the bookstore Hal Sirowitz as he celebrates the release of his latest poetry collection Stray Cat Blues.
Hal Sirowitz is the author of six books of poetry, Mother Said, My Therapist Said (Crown/Random House), Father Said, and Before, During & After (Soft Skull Press), the forthcoming Stray Cat Blues(Backwaters Press), and a newly completed collection of prose poetry, A Hole in My Heart. His work has been translated into nine languages including Icelandic and Turkish. Garrison Keillor has read his work on NPR’s Writer’s Almanac, and he has included Hal’s poems in his anthologies, Good Poems and Good Poems for Hard Times. Hal has performed and appeared on MTV’s “Spoken Word Unplugged”, PBS’s “Poetry Heaven,” NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and “Fresh Air with Terry Gross.” Awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship, Hal is the former Poet Laureate of Queens, New York.