* Advance tickets are sold out. There will be a limited number of standing room only tickets available on the night-of. No guarantees, no reserving.
Write Bloody Publishing presents
Gentlemen Boss Tour featuring
Derrick C. Brown Poetry / Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz / Anis Mojgani
with special guest Sarah Kay
and local Jacob Winterstein
Doors 7:00 / Show 7:30 / $15 adv / $20 door
Derrick C. Brown Poetry is a comedian, poet and storyteller. He is the winner of the 2013 Texas Book of The Year award for Poetry. The New York Times calls his work, “…a rekindling of faith in the weird, hilarious, shocking, beautiful power of words.” Brown has toured with comedians and musicians such as Eugene Mirman, David Cross, Rival Sons, and Cold War Kids. He has been featured on podcasts such as This American Life with Ira Glass and The Nerdist with Kurt Braunohler. He has performed all over the United States and Europe for over 20 years.
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz is the author of seven books of poetry. Most recently, she released her nonfiction book, Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine, which spent three months on the New York Times Best Seller list. Cristin has toured widely with her poetry, at venues as diverse as NYC’s Joe’s Pub, LA’s Largo Theatre and Australia’s Sydney Opera House.
Anis Mojgani is a two-time National Poetry Slam Champion, winner of the International World Cup Poetry Slam, and multiple-time TEDx Speaker. His work has appeared on HBO, NPR, and in the pages of such journals as Rattle, Forklift Ohio, Paper Darts,Thrush, and Bat City Review. He has performed in venues and events around the world, including The Getty Museum (LA), countless colleges, House of Blues, CBGB’s, Orpheum Theatre (AZ) and the National Ballroom (TX).
, The Washington Post, Business Insider and Def Jam Poetry. She has been a featured performer at events and venues including Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, the Tribeca Film Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and the Apollo Theater.