Writer Marcus Colasurdo from Hazleton, PA & Baltimore, speaking about, and reading from, a new collection of poems, “Simultaneous Revolutions,” written with G.H. Mosson, just issued by PM Press.
Colasurdo & Mosson will present a spoken word performance and book release event & signing at the Hazleton Art League, 31 West Broad Street, on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., with music by Word Play. Social distancing will be required.
Marcus Colasurdo is the author of 12 books including the underground classic Angel City Taxi. He has, over the years, worked in various jobs, including teacher, cab driver, bartender, construction worker, waiter, Job Corps counselor, features writer (Baltimore Chronicle), and house painter. As a writer for page and stage, Colasurdo is the founder of Gimme Shelter, a Baltimore-based performance group that does benefits for groups that work to alleviate poverty in our communities. Colasurdo is also the founder of the “Soul Kitchen”—a free meal program that has served delicious, nutritious meals to needy folk in Baltimore, Maryland, and Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for over 5 years. His recent collaborations with renowned photographer Ollivier Girard can be found on http://www.blurb.com/bookstore or by contacting Marcus directly at [email protected]. See interview with Marcus Colasurdo conducted by G.H. Mosson in this issue of Loch Raven Review: G.H. Mosson, “Midnight with Marcus Colasurdo: On Poetry and Activism.”