Ellaraine Lockie, author of the Silver Birch Press poetry release COFFEE HOUSE CONFESSIONS, will appear with Rose Auslander in a reading entitled “Bi-Coastal Poetry: California Meets Gowanus” at the Two Moon Art House & Cafe in Brooklyn on Sunday, April 7th, from 5:30 – 7 p.m.


Ellaraine Lockie, a California resident, was awarded the 2013 Women’s National Book Association’s Poetry Prize, Best Individual Collection from Purple Patch magazine in England, and won the San Gabriel Poetry Festival Chapbook Contest for Red for the Funeral and The Aurorean’s 2012 Chapbook Spring Pick for Wild as in Familiar. Her latest chapbook is Coffee House Confessions from Silver Birch Press.

Rose Auslander, who lives in Gowanus (Brooklyn), is Poetry Editor of Folded Word Press, Editor of unFold magazine, co-editor of the Twitter anthology, On A Narrow Windowsill and author of the chapbook Folding Water. She has read her poems on NPR, her poem “For You Mothers” received a Pushcart nomination, and her “Oh My” was nominated for Best of the Net.

Photo: Rose Auslander (left) and Ellaraine Lockie.