The New Social Environment#652

The Poem Writes Itself: A Rail Reading Curated by Tyhe Cooper

Featuring Cooper, Riley Mac, Noa Mendoza, and Erin Pérez


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Tyhe Cooper curates our 104th Wednesday Rail Reading with Riley Mac, Noa Mendoza, and Erin Pérez.

In this talk

Riley Mac

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A poet, bartender, and dyke from South Jersey, Riley Mac hosts a monthly reading series at Ginger’s Bar and never says no to an emcee moment when friends ask her to host their readings. She’s working on her first book of poems and currently lives in Brooklyn with her mangy dog Dandy.

Noa Mendoza

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Writer and translator Noa Mendoza is based in Brooklyn. Their first chapbook of poetry and experimental translation, fantasy radio/radio fantasmal, is forthcoming through Wendy’s Subway.

Erin Pérez

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Erin Pérez is prone to cavities, writes poems, and is the co-creator and co-editor of Leak Magazine alongside Tyhe Cooper. She lives in Brooklyn.

Tyhe Cooper

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Tyhe Cooper is a writer working in experimental prose, poetry, and digitality. They are the Production Editor and a poetry events curator at the Brooklyn Rail.

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