* Prose Pros *
hosted by Elinor Nauen
host emerita: Martha King
Our 12th season!
No reading in January
February 7: Reading & book party for Bob Rosenthal & Straight Around Allen, his memoir about his two decades working for Allen Ginsberg
March 7: Mike DeCapite & Caroline Hagood
Prose Pros is hosted by the SideWalk Café
94 Avenue A at 6th Street, NYC 212-473-7373
F to Second Avenue (exit at First Avenue)
We start promptly at 6:30 & finish by 7:45
===== Come for the writing, stay for the spiked salted caramel milkshake =====
WHY: There are hundreds of poetry readings in New York City every month, but very few dedicated solely to prose. Prose Pros changes that. We’ve presented Alisa Solomon's cultural history of Fiddler on the Roof… Ron Kolm’s lost East Village… Jennifer Bartlett sussing out the impact of disability on the poems of Larry Eigner… Cliff Fyman on being a waiter at Sardi’s… Bob Sullivan’s very local American Revolution… Jacob Appel’s heartbroken hedgehog… Ada Calhoun’s once-and-future St. Mark’s Place… our first-ever theater night with new plays by William Considine & Dennis Moritz... and funny, timely, profound fiction, nonfiction, and memoir by dozens of wonderful writers.
WHERE: The back room of the East Village’s SideWalk Café, 94 Avenue A at 6th Street All readings are on Thursdays at 6:30 (sharp), usually the first Thursday of the month. One drink minimum (or purchase a munchie). No cover charge but we do ask for a generous contribution, all of which goes to the readers.