Abdul Ali and Patricia Spears Jones in Conversation at Berl’s


On Thursday August 13th, poets Abdul Ali and Patricia Spears Jones will appear at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop for a special evening of conversation.

In addition to discussing poetics, both poets will read from their newest collections. Abdul Ali’s latest book Trouble Sleeping was the winner of the 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize, and Jones’s latest is a new and selected called A Lucent FireA Lucent Fire will be available from White Pine Press this fall.

Recently, Patricia Spears Jones read at the Fifth Annual New York City Poetry Festival on Governor’s Island.

The event at Berl’s will begin at 7:00pm, and it is free and open to the public. Berl’s is located at 126A Front Street in Brooklyn.

For more details, see the Facebook event page here.