Chris Hosea reads at the New York Poetry Festival, July 26, 2014. Photo courtesy Mark Gurarie.
This year’s New York Poetry Festival returned to Governor’s Island for Sat July 26 and Sun July 27. As usual, there were loads of fantastic poets, including Lynn Melnick, Frances Justine Post, Carina Finn, Kirsten Kaschock, Robert Balun, Emily Toder, Stephanie Berger, Jeff Grunthaler, Joanna Valente, Sharon Mesmer, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Zachary Schomburg, Lauren Hunter, Dorothea Lasky, Emily Skillings, Idra Novey, Mark Doty, and Paul Muldoon and his rock band.
I read Saturday, July 26 on the White Horse Stage for Mental Marginalia with poets Corinne Schneider and Sally Wen Mao.