Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series Featuring Charlie Bondhus on Thursday, June 5, 2014

Charlie Bondhus, feature at Moonlighting. Photo by Kevin Hinkle.

Charlie Bondhus, feature at Moonlighting. Photo by Kevin Hinkle.

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

The featured reader for June 5 is Charlie Bondhus.

Charlie Bondhus’s second poetry book, All the Heat We Could Carry, won Main Street Rag’s Annual Poetry Book Award for 2013, and is currently a finalist for the Publishing Triangle’s Thom Gunn Award in Gay Poetry. Previously he published How the Boy Might See It (Pecan Grove Press, 2009), and two chapbooks, What We Have Learned to Love— which won Brickhouse Books’s 2008-2009 Stonewall Award— and Monsters and Victims (Gothic Press, 2010). His poetry appears or is set to appear in numerous periodicals, including Midwest Quarterly, The Hawai’i Review, CounterPunch, The Alabama Literary Review, and Cold Mountain Review, among others. He teaches at Raritan Valley Community College in New Jersey, and is the Poetry Editor at The Good Men Project.

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.