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Marathon Reading of Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass”



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Previously scheduled for Aug. 5

Kevin will host a cover-to-cover read-and-pass style marathon of the 1918 edition text. This show will have a brief intermission out of mercy. Bring a copy of the original 1855 edition (as opposed to the far longer later editions) if you’d like, but we will have some available.



Kevin Devaney

Visit Kevin in the gallery from July 26th – August 22nd, 2016

Step into the Poetry Parlor and forge your own poems with Kevin Devaney. Kevin  is a graduate of the Sarah Lawrence College MFA program and a spoken word advocate. He is the founder of the Santa Cruz’s Only Weekly Poetry Open Mic, the Sarah Lawrence College Spoken Word Collective, The Northampton Poetry Brothel, Northampton Poetry, and the former Art Bar & Cafe Philanthropub. In his free time, he likes to try to devise new ways for art to intersect with daily life.

Kevin Devaney is a poet who is interested in writing the raw, moving poem of the moment. He wants to find the door to your heart, forge the key, and transport it underneath your pillow with words. The rest of it is, of course, up to you.