April 5: Janaka Stucky Features

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. April 5 marks the beginning of Stone Soup's celebration National Poetry Month. We start off by also celebrating Janaka Stucky's long-awaited return to Stone Soup.

Janaka Stucky is practicing the perfection of effort while working on silent relationships with knives, hairpins, & a history of tentacles. Other passions include whiskey and pugilism. He is also the Publisher of Black Ocean and its literary magazine, Handsome. His latest chapbook, Your Name Is The Only Freedom, is now available from Brave Men Press. Some of his other poems have appeared in Cannibal, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Free Verse, No Tell Motel, North American Review, Redivider and VOLT. He will also be teaching a 6-week workshop at Grub Street beginning April 18th.

Visit the Black Ocean web site.

Janaka Stucky as featured in The Boston Phoenix.