Union Square Slam Comes to Bar 13


On Monday September 14, Bar 13 will host Pushcart Prize nominated poet Cynthia Manick and spotlight feature Safia Jama for the Union Square Slam.

Manick holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School. She has also been a Cave Canem fellow and a finalist for the New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship in poetry. Her book Blue Hallelujahs is forthcoming from  Black Lawrence Press. The collection is due out in June of 2016. Find out more about Cynthia Manick’s work here. 

Safia Jama is a Queens native. Also a Cave Canem fellow, she holds an MFA in poetry from Rutgers University- Newark. Her poems have been widely published, and her nonfiction has been published by The Volta and others.

The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00pm. Bar 13 is located at 35 East 13th Street.

See the Facebook event page here.