Readings at the Shangri-la

LIC: The Place to Be

Readings from Adam DeGraff, Arden Levine, Honor Molloy, and KC Trommer

We will be reading smack in the middle of the Shangri-La Art Show, curated by John Baber and Miguel Luciano


Take the 7 to 33rd or the E/G/M/7 to Court Sq. & walk a few miserable blocks to see/hear some beautiful somethings.


Adam DeGraff received his MA in Literature from the University of Berkeley in 2000. He has several published chapbooks and has been anthologized in Nineteen Lines: A Drawing Center Writing Anthology (Roof Books, 2007), which includes work from John Ashbery, Lyn Hejinian, Susan Howe, and Bernadette Mayer and Anthology: Evidence of the Paranormal (The Owl Press, 2013), an anthology that includes the work of Joanne Kyger, Anne Waldman, Eileen Myles, and Alice Notley. He has a new book coming out this summer on SubPress, Wherewithal. Selected Poems 1994-2014, edited by Anselm Berrigan. For the last two years, Adam has co-hosted the reading series Kith & Kin in Sunnyside, Queens.


Arden Levine lives in Brooklyn and is a reader for Epiphany. In 2015, her poems have been or will be featured in Agni, Rattle, The Delmarva Review, Bodega Magazine, Emotive Fruition, the NYC Poetry Festival, and elsewhere. She holds an MPA from New York University and consults to nonprofit organizations.


Honor Molloy is the author of Smarty Girl - Dublin Savage (Simon & Schuster Audio/GemmaMedia, 2012)—a fictionalized portrait of her Irish childhood. Her dramatic work has been produced by New Georges, Clubbed Thumb, the Public Theatre, the Irish Theatre of Chicago, Sydney’s Mardi Gras Arts Festival, and the Inishbofin Arts Festival, among others. Molloy has received support from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. She is currently developing The Three Christs, a music/theatre collaboration with composer/performer Corey Dargel.


KC Trommer is the author of the chapbook The Hasp Tongue (dancing girl press, 2014). A graduate of the MFA program at The University of Michigan, KC has been the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and has been awarded fellowships from the Table 4 Writers Foundation, the Center for Book Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and the Prague Summer Program. Ann Arbor. Her poems have appeared in Agni, The Antioch Review, Prairie Schooner, and a number of other journals. She lives in Jackson Heights, Queens with her son.

Readings at the Shangri-la Art Show

Thursday, June 11th, 7pm

The Factory LIC 30-30 47th Ave, 1st Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101

Readings at the Shangri-La Art Show