Berl’s To Host Book Launch for Malachi Black’s ‘Storm Toward Morning’

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At 7:00pm on the evening of Thursday December 11th, Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop will host a reading and release celebration in honor of poet Malachi Black’s book Storm Toward Morning.

In addition to Black’s featured reading, the event includes readers Mark Bibbins, author of They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They Kill You Because They’re Full (Copper Canyon); Roger Reeves, author of King Me (Copper Canyon); Gayle Howell, author of Render/An Apocalypse (CSU); and Matthew Yeager, whose poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2005 and 2010.

Black’s collection is published by Copper Canyon Press. He is also the author of two chapbooks. Quarantine was published in 2012 by Argos Books and Echolocation was released two years prior by Float Press. Other poems of his have appeared in or are forthcoming from journals such as AGNI, The American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Poetry and Ploughshares. Currently, Black is Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of San Diego and lives in California.

Berl’s is located at 126A Front St. in Brooklyn.