POETRY FEATURE: FRANNY CHOI is a Korean-American writer, performer, and teaching artist. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and the author of Floating, Brilliant, Gone (Write Bloody Publishing, 2014). She has been a finalist at the three largest adult poetry slams in the nation, and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry, PANK, Radius, Fringe, Apogee, and others. Her play Mask Dances has been staged at Brown University’s Writing is Life Festival. As a Project VOICE teaching artist and Providence Poetry Slam coordinator, she is dedicated to supporting young writers, both in her local community and in classrooms across the country. For more info, check out www.frannychoi.com!
BONUS RUCKUS: The return of the “Are you listening?” Listen Challenge! We’re super happy to have so many new DG enthusiasts out there! Shows have been jammed, but every now and again we get the sneaking suspicion that ya’ll aren’t opening your listening holes as much as we’d love! Let’s remedy this and put you to the test. Listen, I mean we hear you’re hearing it, but LISTEN to the first half of the show! We’ll scribble down some trivia and take three competitors who think they’ve been paying attention! First to get 3 correct and you win a sweet prize! If you’re doing a spectacular job listening, we may even run the game again after the second half! Listen here meow!
ADAM TRUDEL & KALA FARNHAM (pictured here) return on some musical house band guest win business! Adam’s sister Amanda returns on som guest visual artist win business! Who’d got the snack? Let us know! YOSH & MICKEY think you guys are swell! Me and Nick think June’s gonna be a helluva month in Dirty Gerund Land! So many amazing features and fun times heading your way! Ya hear?