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Park Slope Library invites you to join poets from Hanging Loose Press as they read their work in the cool confines of the Park Slope Library garden.

  • Elena Alexander's work, in a variety of genres, appears in literary magazines and anthologies, from Seeing in the Dark: A Compendium of Cinemagoing (Serpent's Tail, 1990), to The Body in Language: An Anthology (Counterpath Press, 2019). Alexander facilitates writing workshops, for seniors, for Poets & Writers. 
  • Jon Curley is the author of five poetry collections. The latest collection entitled Remnant Halo (Marsh Hawk Press, 2021). It chronicles life, art, and politics during the global pandemic. A Senior University Lecturer of Humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey, Curley teaches a regular poetry workshop as well as courses related to poetry and community. 
  • Jiwon Choi  (she/her) is the author of two poetry collections, One Daughter is Worth Ten Sons (2017) and I Used To Be Korean (2021), which both deal with her identity as a Korean in the diaspora.  She is an early childhood educator at the Educational Alliance where she works with children and teachers on developing emergent curriculum. 

For 125 years, Brooklyn Public Library has been the gateway to knowledge and culture. Come listen to poets read in the garden.

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