Point of Contact's annual poetry reading series CRUEL APRIL welcomes Jessica Scicchitano & Rohan Chhetri on THURSDAY, APRIL 12. Both poets will present their new work featured in the 2018 edition of Corresponding Voices, Vol.11, published by Point of Contact, edited by Jules Gibbs, Tere Paniagua and Kathy Everly.
Reading will be followed by an intimate reception with the poets.
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Free Parking is available on the SU lot in the corner of West St. and W Feyette St.
Jessica Scicchitano was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. She is the author of the chapbook "Dear Bucolic Landscape," and received her MFA in Poetry from Syracuse University, where she was the Nonfiction Editor at Salt Hill Journal. Her poems have appeared in Sixth Finch, Prelude, Potluck, and more. She hopes to host a segment on the Home Shopping Network and spend retirement at the Chateau Marmont.
Rohan Chhetri is a Nepali-Indian poet. His first book of poems, Slow Startle (Winner of the ‘Emerging Poets Prize 2015’) was published by The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective. A forthcoming chapbook of poems, Jurassic Desire (Winner of ‘Per Diem Poetry Prize’) is slated to be published later this year from Per Diem Press. His poems have appeared in Prelude, Rattle, Vinyl, EVENT, Literary Hub & was recently translated into French for Europe Revue. He was a 2016 Norman Mailer Poetry Fellow and recently won the Joyce Carol Oates Award for poetry.
This program is possible thanks to the support of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Coalition of Museum and Art Centers (CMAC) at Syracuse University, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), CNY Arts and SU’s Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics.