Catherine Meng & Joel Sloman poetry reading

Saturday, April 23, 3 pm
Catherine Meng and Joel Sloman
Unaffiliated Reading Series
Outpost 186
186 Hampshire St

Catherine Meng is the author of the poetry collection Tonight’s the Night (Apostrophe Books) and three chapbooks, 15 Poems in Sets of 5 (Anchorite Press), Dokument (Petrichord Press), and Lost Notebook w/ Letters to Deer (Dusie Kollectiv). She currently resides in Berkeley and works at a restaurant. Along with Lauren Levin and Jared Stanley she co-edits the poetry journal Mrs. Maybe.

Joel Sloman was born in Brooklyn in 1943 and grew up there. In 1966, he became the assistant director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery, under its then director, Joel Oppenheimer, and edited its journal, The World. He is the author of Virgil’s Machines, Bus Poems, Stops, and Cuban Journal. His most recent publication is a chapbook, Off the Beaten Trakl.