Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series Featuring John Mortara on Thursday, March 6, 2014

This reading is part of our monthly LGBTQ series, Moonlighting. Click here for more information about this recurring show.

The featured reader for March 6 is John Mortara.

John Mortara, Northampton poet and Moonlighting feature.

John Mortara, Northampton poet and Moonlighting feature.

john mortara is a long list of bad ideas. john mortara is exactly why it didn’t work out. john mortara is the weird feeling you have about this. john mortara would NEVER use karate in anger. john mortara has his cake but refuses to eat it. john mortara is poet laureate of FEELING VERY UNCOMFORTABLE.

John Mortara is a poet, writer, weirdo-unicorn-thing based in Northampton, Mass. His work has been published in everyday genius, pank, kill author, vinyl, and elsewhere. his recent ebook, small creatures / wide field is currently available through The Newer York Press and his new full-length poetry collection is forthcoming from YesYes books. John operates an audio poetry project called voicemail poems. You can read some of his work at

This show in our monthly Thursday LGBTQ series takes place at Fazenda Coffee Roasters, 3710 Washington St. in the Jamaica Plain area of Boston. An open mic begins at approximately 7:00 p.m. and the headliner follows the open mic. The show is all-ages and a $3 donation is requested.