Return to the Black Sheep at PBQ’s February reading!

Slide3-1PBQ is coming back to the fold! On Tuesday, February 11 at 7:30 pm, the PBQ reading series will return to the Black Sheep Pub at 247 S. 17th St.  We will feature two of our very own family members, PBQ editors Jason Schneiderman and Paul Siegell. Like any good dysfunctional family gathering, it’s sure to be unpredictable and full of wild hijinks—and poetry! You don’t want to miss this!

Jason Schneiderman is the author of Sublimation Point, a Stahlecker Selection from Four Way Books, and Striking Surface, winner of the 2009 Richard Snyder Prize from Ashland Poetry Press. He is the Associate editor of Painted Bride Quarterly and the poetry editor at Bellevue Literary Review.His poetry and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, includingAmerican Poetry Review, The Best American PoetryPoetry London, Grand StreetThe Penguin Book of the Sonnet,Story Quarterly, and Tin House.  He has received fellowships from Yaddo, The Fine Arts Work Center, and The Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.  He was the recipient of the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America in 2004.  Schneiderman holds an MFA from NYU, and a PhD from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the Borough of Manhattan Community College.

Paul Siegell is the author of three books of poetry: wild life rifle fire,jambandbootleg, andPoemergency Room. Paul is a senior editor at PBQ, and has contributed to Black Warrior Review, Coconut, Redivider and many other fine journals. Kindly find more of Paul’s work – and concrete poetry t-shirts – at “ReVeLeR @ eYeLeVeL” (

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