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More Poems About Buildings And Food by Gregg Shapiro – BOOK LAUNCH AND READING

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In gay writer Gregg Shapiro’s third poetry chapbook More Poems About Buildings and Food (Souvenir Spook Books, 2019), you will find spiders, grandparents, Nancy and Rollo, apples, cupcakes, donuts and Twinkies, a red-shouldered hawk, the D.C. Eagle, Swan Boats in the Public Garden, a revolving door, a pink kitchen, a crawlspace and a hospital room. And did we mention spiders? Signed copies will be available for sale.

About Gregg Shapiro
Gregg Shapiro’s chapbooks, More Poems About Buildings and Food (Souvenir Spoon Books) and Sunshine State (NightBallet Press), will be published in early and mid-2019, respectively. He is the author of Fifty Degrees (Seven Kitchens, 2016), selected by Ching-In Chen as co-winner of the Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. Other books by Shapiro include the short story collections How to Whistle (Lethe Press, 2016) and Lincoln Avenue (Squares and Rebels Press, 2014), the chapbook GREGG SHAPIRO: 77 (Souvenir Spoon Books, 2012), and the poetry collection Protection (Gival Press, 2008). He also has work forthcoming in Gargoyle, Acta VictorianaMojave River Review and the anthology Lovejets: Queer Male Poets on 200 Years of Walt Whitman (Handtype Press).An entertainment journalist, whose interviews and reviews run in a variety of regional LGBT and mainstream publications and websites, Shapiro lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his husband Rick and their dog Coco.

Free to attend. Suggested donation $5.


January 31
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors
2157 Wilton Drive
Wilton Manors, Wilton Manors 33305
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