Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Some Good Readings Happening Between A & B

I'm planning on catching Monday's reading and the rest of the year looks pretty good too:

Monday, November 5, 2007 7:30 PM

Readers: Carl Phillips, Erin Belieu, Sarah Gambito

11th Street Bar
510 E 11th Street, between Ave A & B

Closest subway stop is the L at 1st Ave.;

other close stops include L at 3rd Ave and Union Square (N, R, W, Q, 4, 5, 6).

Admission is always FREE.

website: www.ReadAB.com

More information about the readers and the series:

Carl Phillips is the author of nine books of poetry, most recently Quiver of Arrows: Selected Poems 1986-2006. In 2006, he was named a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. He teaches at Washington University, in St. Louis.

Erin Belieu is the author of three poetry collections, all from Copper Canyon Press—Infanta, which was chosen for the National Poetry Series in 1995; One Above & One Below (2000), and her recent collection, Black Box, which was a finalist for the 2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her poems have appeared in places such as The New York Times, Slate, Tin House, Ploughshares, The Virginia Quarterly Review and Best American Poetry. Belieu is also the co-editor of The Extraordinary Tide (Columbia University Press, 2001), the only non-thematic anthology of contemporary poetry written by American women. Belieu lives in Tallahassee, Florida where she teaches in The Creative Writing Program at Florida State University

Sarah Gambito is the author of Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, The Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, The New Republic, Field, Quarterly West, Fence and other journals. She is co-Founder of Kundiman, a non-profit company serving Asian American poets.

About the Series: Over the past eight years, the Reading Between A and B has bought together more than 400 established and emerging poets from diverse esthetics and backgrounds. Recent readers include Jorie Graham, Galway Kinnell, Susan Howe, Kimiko Hahn, Glyn Maxwell, Tracy K. Smith, Rigoberto González, Bob Hicok, Cole Swensen, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Jean Valentine, and Louise Glück. The series is currently curated by Kaveh Bassiri and Mary Austin Speaker. To subscribe to our email list, send an email info@readab.com.

* * * Books will be for available for purchase, courtesy of Mobile Libris! * * *

Upcoming fall events:


Kenneth Goldsmith
Jennifer L. Knox
Rachel M. Simon


Kathleen Peirce
Ravi Shankar
Melissa Range


Alice Fulton
Nickole Brown
Kathleen Rooney


Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
Anne Waldman
Jonathan Thirkield

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