Kith & Kin is a reading series started in 2014 to promote Queens poets and to provide home for poetry in the outer boroughs. Hosted by Adam DeGraff and Tyler Burba, the series features two to three readers, introducing them with music and recitation.
You can see clips of the series on our website: http://www.nykithkin.com/
Kith & Kin launches its fourth season with two poets of the sublime. Nurse your woes and elevate your language on this day of rest. Free with a $5 minimum purchase from QED.
Kith & Kin presents poets from Prelude Magazine:
Emily's Wallis: Emily Wallis Hughes is a poet and editor who grew up in Agua Caliente, California, a small town in the Sonoma Valley. She is the author of Sugar Factory (Spuyten Duyvil, 2019), her first book of poems, which includes an art collaboration with Sarah Riggs. Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in the Berkeley Poetry Review, Elderly, Gigantic Magazine, Menage, Painted Bride Quarterly, Prelude, A Women’s Thing, ZAUM, and other little magazines. She currently teaches creative writing at Rutgers—New Brunswick. Emily usually lives in Brooklyn, from where she edits for Fence.
Maja Lukic: Maja Lukic is a poet and environmental attorney based in New York City. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Colorado Review, Prelude, Salamander, Poetry Northwest, RHINO, and other journals. Selected pieces are available at majalukic.com and she can be found on Twitter: @majalukic113.
Stu Watson: STU WATSON is a writer, musician, and teacher living in Brooklyn. He is a founder and editor of Prelude, a Pushcart Prize winning journal of poetry and criticism. His work has appeared or is forthcoming at The Collapsar, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Flag + Void, Jacket 2, White Wall Review, The Opiate, and in the Brooklyn Poets Anthology. He is a PhD candidate in English Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and teaches at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. For more information visit stuwatson.net
Armando Jaramillo Garcia: Armando Jaramillo Garcia was born in Colombia and raised in New York City. His book of poems, The Portable Man, was published by Prelude in 2017. His work has appeared in Black Sun Lit, Pinwheel, Inter|rupture, Boston Review, and others. He is a current editor at Prelude.
*Lineup subject to change