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The Platform

  • Short Stories Book Store 23 Main St. Madison, NJ USA (map)

The Platform, Wednesday, October 2, hosted by Tamara Zbrizher with featured reader, Cindy Goncalves. Cindy is a Luso-American queer, feminist twenty-something. She received a BA in psychology from Rutgers University and an MA in counseling with a concentration in school counseling from Kean University. Cindy was a featured Newark Voices poet in the 2016 Dodge Poetry Festival and continues to work with the Dodge Foundation as a visiting poet in the Poetry in the Schools program. In 2017, she was the honorary poet of Newark’s Pride Festival. Cindy’s work has appeared in the Journal of New Jersey Poets and is forthcoming in No Tender Fences: an Anthology of Immigrant and First-Generation Poetry. She is also one-eighth of Brick City Collective, a multicultural, multimedia group of Newark-native writers and artists working as agents for social change through literature and art.