Come to this poetry and fiction reading at McNally Jackson! A book release party for Paco Márquez, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, Ines Pujos, and David Moscovich
Paco Márquez is author of the chapbook Portraits in G Minor (Folded Word Press, 2017). Originally from México and Northern California. His work has appeared in Apogee, Ostrich Review, Live Mag! and Huizache, plus. As Spanish Editor for William O’Daly, he assisted in translating Pablo Neruda’s first book, Crepuscualrio, for the first time into English, Book of Twilight, (Copper Canyon Press, 2017). One of his poems went up on a public mural through Sacramento’s Del Paso Words & Walls Project. His work has been supported by New York University, The Center for Book Arts, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. He was the poetry editor of Washington Square at NYU, where he got his MFA in creative writing. Paco lives in New York City with his partner of 12 years.
Jeffrey Cyphers Wright is the author of 15 books of verse, including most recently Blue Lyre from Dos Madres Press and Radio Poems from The Operating System. He has an MFA in Poetry from Brooklyn College where he studied with Allen Ginsberg and also taught. For many years, Wright ran Cover Magazine. New work is included in New American Writing, 2017. Wright stages events at KGB and La Mama in conjunction with Live Mag!
Ines Pujos holds an MFA in Poetry from NYU and lives in NYC. Her poems have appeared in The Journal, Fog Machine, Salt Hill Press, Poor Claudia, Cosmonauts Ave, Powder Keg, The Adroit Journal, Day One, Bone Bouquet, Cimarron Review, Gulf Coast, Phantom, Hayden’s Ferry, Puerto del Sol, and Verse Daily, among others. Her manuscript, 'Against Porcelain' (now titled 'Lilly of The Valley') was a finalist in: YesYes Books' 2015 Open Reading Period and Finalist for The National Poetry Series' 2017 Competition, and Semi-finalist for: The 2017 Berkshire Prize by Tupelo Press, The 2017 Pleiades Press Editors Prize for Poetry, and for YESYES Book's 2017 Pamet River Prize.
David Moscovich is the Romanian-American author of You Are Make Very Important Bathtime (JEF Books, Chicago, IL) and LIFE+70[Redacted], a print version of the single most expensive literary e-book to ever be hacked (Lit Fest Press.) Recipient of fellowships from New York University, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, and sponsorship from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), he holds an MFA in Fiction from NYU and is editor and publisher of Louffa Press, a micro-press dedicated to printing innovative fiction in collectible, handprinted chapbooks. He lives and works in New York City.