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Spoonbill Studio presents Poetry 99 February 12th

Stupendous night of poetry featuring the wonderful poets Maddie Mori,Susan LewisMomina MelaBill LessardAnnabel GrahamJane LeCroy,Sonja Hristina Bjelić and hosted by JC Hopkins

Jane LeCroy: NYC based poet, singer and performance artist who has toured with the SF based all women’s poetry troupe, Sister Spit, and is a regularly featured character at The Poetry Brothel. She is a poet-in-the-schools through Teachers & Writers Collaborative and Uptown Stories and teaches adjunct at New School. Her chapbook, Names, was published by the art-book house Booklyn in the award-winning ABC chapbook series, purchased by the Library of Congress along with her braid! Three Rooms Press published, Signature Play, a multimedia book of lyrical poems, nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Jane fronts the avant-pop band, The Icebergs (Tom Abbs- cello/ David Rogers-Berry- drums): hear the debut CD Eldorado. Also, the experimental music project Ω▽(Ohmslice) with Bradford Reed’s modular synth: hear Conduit on vinyl. Both records are available from Imaginator Records, and digitally everywhere.
Join her list, you’ll get poems.

Susan Lewis ( is the author of ten books and chapbooks, including Zoom, winner of the Washington Prize (The Word Works, 2018). Her work has appeared in Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Diode, The New Orleans Review, Seneca Review, TAMMY, Verse, and VOLT. She’s the founding editor of Posit (

William Lessard has work that has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney's, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn Rail, Prelude, PANK, Heavy Feather Review. His work was also featured as part of a video installation at MoMA PS1. He co-curates the Cool as F*** series and is Poetry editor for Boog City.

Sonja Bjelić lives in New York City where she is an MFA candidate in Poetry at New York University. She studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts before transferring to the University of Iowa to study literature and writing. Her poems have appeared in the online journals petripress and Mud City Journal, and she is currently at work on her first book.

Madeleine Mori is a Japanese-American poet and winemaker from San Francisco. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from BOAAT, Bone Bouquet, Cosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere. She is an MFA candidate at NYU, where she serves as co-poetry editor of Washington Square Review.

Annabel Graham is a writer, photographer and filmmaker from Malibu, California. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Joyland, CutBank, Cosmonauts Avenue, Corium Magazine, Atticus Review and others. Her journalism and photography have appeared in Autre, Surface, Bullett, GARAGE, Le Nouvel Obs, Malibu Magazine and others. She is a fiction editor at No Tokens Journal and a contributing editor at Autre Magazine. She lives in Brooklyn, and is currently pursuing her MFA in fiction at NYU.

Earlier Event: February 2
The Madness Machine Tour in Brooklyn