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JP Open Mic: Jonathan Everitt, Featured Poet

  • Before Your Quiet Eyes 439 Monroe Avenue Rochester, NY, 14607 United States (map)
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Come for another great night of poetry and fellowship at the Before Your Quiet Eyes bookstore. Tonight's featured reader is Just Poet Jonathan Everitt.

Jonathan is a freelance writer. His creative writing has been published in Lake Affect magazine, The Finger, The ImageOutWrite annual, Escape Into Life magazine, Upstate Gardener's Journal, the Hobo Dog video series, and in a short film by Rochester filmmakers Alex Weiser, Andrew Ballerstein, & Ander Kazmerski. He's performed at many venues including the Genesee Reading Series at Writers & Books, Flash Night at The Yards, ImageArt, and as an a la mode poet at Poetry & Pie Night in Rochester. He's co-led a workshop for LGBTQ poets at Rochester’s Out Alliance. He co-hosts the monthly open mic, New Ground Poetry Night, with Al Abonado at Equal=Grounds coffeehouse. Jonathan is enrolled in the MFA program in creative writing at Bennington College.

We're on Thursday, instead of our usual 2nd Wednesday, so poets can spend Valentine's day with....

Don't forget to bring some poems of your own to share during the open mic portion of the event. Usually readers are allowed 1-3 poems, for a total of three minutes.