Home From Dubai: Karavatos Reading and Book Signing
Thursday 09 September, Fallbrook's Writers Read presents
The Performance Poetry of Nicholas Karavatos
5:30 Doors open, supper menu available 6:00 to 6:45 Nicholas Karavatos reading, Q&A and book signing 6:45 to 7:30 Open mic – share your original poetry or prose or relax and listen to others Performance poet Nicholas Karavatos, a graduate of Humboldt State University, now lives in Dubai and teaches literature and creative writing at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. His collection of poetry, No Asylum, was published in December by Amendment Nine.
Click here to listen to Nick's book launch performance.
Beat poet David Meltzer wrote of No Asylum, “Nicholas Karavatos is a poet of great range and clarity. This book is an amazing collectanea of smart sharp political poetry in tandem with astute and tender love lyrics. All of it voiced with an impressive singularity.”
Karavatos' poetry has been published in many books and journals, including After the Fallen, Big Bridge: The War Papers, Blackbox – A Record of the Crash, Certain Stones, Cherry Bleeds, Country Activist, debt, Earth First! Radical Environmental Journal, EcoNews, Edge City Magazine, Hamilton Stone Review, Juke Jar, Log, Minotaur, Mirage Periodical, Numinous, Paisley Moon, PoetsWest Online, Portland Review, Prophetic Voices, Prosodia, Punk Rock Saved My Life, Red Fez, San Fernando Poetry Journal, Steelhead Special, Thieves Jargon, Tight, Travelling Poet, Todd Point Review, Toyon, Unlikely Stories, West Wind Review, What the Hell and With+Stand.
Long hair hip hop Kabul reports Jail for lewdly selling ice cream to girls
Homeland Security is a comic book serial Not yet a graphic novel based on a screenplay
The top of the hour is the bottom of the barrel on this Fourth of July The news is on repeat and I feel like a fool
Minimum wages are rising across Car bombs are multiplying across
Gas lines in the Levant She mouthlessly pleads for fuel
The whole planet watches Jerry Springer and Maury Povich On satellite TV and sympathizes with the Taliban
“Holiday in Cambodia” is or is not a gap-fill Sing-along around the barrel-fire folk song
— Nicholas KaravatosFor more information, contact Kit-Bacon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 760-522-1064.