June 30, 2011 —
NARROWSBURG, NY — Taylor Mali and Mari-Elizabeth Mali will be the guests at First Fridays Contemporary Writers Series on Friday, July 1. The open mic starts at 7:30 p.m., with the authors reading at 8 p.m.
Taylor (www.taylormali.com ) is an advocate of teachers and the nobility of teaching, having spent nine years in the classroom teaching everything from English and history to math and SAT test preparation. He is the author of two books of poetry, “The Last Time As We Are” (Write Bloody Books 2009) and “What Learning Leaves” (Hanover 2002); and four CDs of spoken word.
Marie-Elizabeth (www.memali.com ) was born and raised in New York City, with frequent trips to Venezuela and Sweden where most of her family lives. She is a co-curator for Page Meets Stage, a reading series at the Bowery Poetry Club, and has worked as a poetry editor at TIFERET: A Journal of Spiritual Literature. Email firstname.lastname@example.org .