Saturday, December 19, 2009

Happy Mondays LXVII: A Quintet of Books

It's a whole evening of poetry as Happy Mondays Poetry Nights celebrates its 67th, year-ender installment with the launch of Carlomar Daoana's new book of poems titled The Fashionista's Book of Enlightenment, and the re-launch of Care of Light by Gemino Abad, Poems Sing Kwenta'y Cinco by Alfred Yuson, Pilgrim in Transit by Victor PeƱaranda (Anvil) and Bird Lands, River Nights and Other Melancholies by Jose Marte Abueg (UP Press).

also to be on sale are other new titles from Anvil and UP Press, including Connecting Flights, an anthology of Poems, Stories, and Essays edited by Ruey De Vera.

featured readers for the the reading this Monday, Dec 21 @ mag:net cafe Katipunan are as follows:

1.Carlomar Daoana
2. Gemino Abad
3. Alfred Yuson
4. Victor PeƱaranda
5. Exie Abola
6. Mikael Co
7. Lourd De Veyra
8. Ramil Digal Gulle
9. Marne Kilates
10. Erik Dasig Aguliar
11. Arnold Molina Azurin
12. Marte Abueg
13. Sarge Lacuesta
14. Johanna Fernandez
15. Bethina Elmido
16. Waps San Diego
17. The Batutes
18. Sasha Martinez
19. Doodz Generoso
20. Drey Teran
21. Homer Novicio

*plus other special guests and regular readers.

special guest acoustic set in between the readings and immediately after by Johnoy Danao

*readings start promptly at 8pm followed by the Open Mic sessions @ 930pm-10pm.

*for those interested in reading during the open mic, we will leave a sign-up sheet with the bar tender of mag:net cafe. please feel free to sign up and read your work. :)

FREE ADMISSION the whole evening. Kitakits po tayo. :)