About the Curator: Dorothea Lasky is the author of Black Life and AWE, both out from Wave Books. She is also the author of several chapbooks, including Poetry is Not a Project (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). She currently lives in New York City. You can find her online at www.birdinsnow.com.


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For nearly a decade, Pete's Candy Store has featured poetry readings on its elegant stage. THE MULTIFARIOUS ARRAY is the latest incarnation, bringing an eclectic array of the best in contemporary poetry to Williamsburg each spring and fall. InTouch Us Person Magazine says we're the poetry reading where "the paparazzi have paparazzi." We don't know what that means, but we like it!

Sit back, enjoy Pete's famous cocktails and toasted ciabatta sandwiches and listen to today's most exciting poets!

Readings start at 7.

1/6-Noah Eli Gordon, Sommer Browning, Harmony Holiday, and Steven Zultanski

1/20- Josef Kaplan, Brian Ang, Laura Elrick

2/3- Kendra Grant Malone, Matthew Savoca

2/17-Timothy Donnelly, Anselm Berrigan, Camille Roy

3/16- Michael Robins, Adam Clay, Ada Limon

3/23-Anelise Chen, Andrew Levy, Ken Walker

4/6- Michael Robbins, Angelo Nikolopoulos, Carley Moore

4/20- Todd Colby, Kate Schapira, Leigh Stein

5/4-Sam Truitt, Carter Edwards, Frank Sherlock

5/11-Eric Baus, Cynthia Sailers, Stacy Szymaszek

5/18-Shonni Enelow, Sasha Fletcher, Joseph Bradshaw

5/25-No, Dear Magazine Reading

6/1-David Brazil, Sara Larsen, Robert Kocik