Mosaic Literary Magazine Invites You to The Acentos Bronx Poetry Showcase

Join Mosaic Literary Magazine, and the Acentos Bronx Poetry Showcase, as we celebrate ten years of presenting the literary arts by writers of African descent. This series of readings will display the diversity of content Mosaic has showcased since 1998.

Tuesday, October 14, 7-10pm
Patrick Rosal

Patrick Rosal is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive, which won the Members’ Choice Award from the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and most recently My American Kundiman, which won the Association of Asian American Studies 2006 Book Award in Poetry as well as the 2007 Global Filipino Literary Award.

His poems and essays have been published widely in journals and anthologies including Harvard Review, Crab Orchard Review, Pindledyboz, Black Renaissance Noire, and  Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art.

Bruckner Bar and Grill
1 Bruckner Blvd.
Bronx NY 10454
Free event.

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Co-presented with the Acentos Bronx Poetry Showcase
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These events were funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. through public funds from the New York State department of Cultural Affairs; and The Bronx Council on the Arts

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