Angela J. Perry (1975 - )

Ms. Perry lives in the East Village of New York City and supports herself by slinging martinis and pork chops in the West Village. ''I write because my whole life I dreamt of a life of poverty in the biggest city in the world,'' says Ms. Perry, who is the resident poet at the Manhattan Theatre Source. Her poetry has appeared in Big Toe Review, Pawpars, Pemmican Press, Frigg Magazine, Snakeskin, Juked, Poetic Diversity, New Graffiti, Triplopia, Dispatch Literaview, and Adagio Verse Quarterly. Her favorite martini is her two favorite words together: FREE and BEER. Her nickname is ''Chicken.''