Join us for an extraordinary reading with Charles Wright, Vijay Seshadri, and Ana Bozicevic. We are also celebrating Charles Wright's new book, Sestets, and Ana's just released first book, Stars of the Night Commute.
MONDAY, NOV 9, 2009 7:00 PM
(pairing established and emerging writers)
11th Street Bar
510 East 11th Street (between Avenues 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 FREE.
Visit our website for additional information and upcoming readings: www.triptychreading.com
Bio for the readers:
Charles Wright is the author of nineteen book of poems, most recently Sestets (2009). His numerous awards include: the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the National Book Award, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Griffin Poetry Prize, Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, American Academy of Arts and Letters Award of Merit Medal, Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. His volumes of criticism include: Halflife and Quarter Notes. His translation of Eugenio Montale's The Storm and Other Poems was awarded the PEN Translation Prize.
Vijay Seshadri is the author of Wild Kingdom and The Long Meadow. His essays and book reviews have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, The Threepenny Review, The American Scholar, and various literary quarterlies. His awards include James Laughlin Prize of the Academy of American Poets, MacDowell Colony’s Fellowship for Distinguished Poetic Achievement, The Paris Review’s Bernard F. Conners Long Poem Prize, New York Foundation for the Arts grant, National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial fellowship and area studies fellowships from Columbia University.
Ana Bozicevic was born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1977. She emigrated to NYC in 1997. Stars of the Night Commute (November 2009) is her first book of poems. Her fifth chapbook, Depth Hoar, will be published by Cinematheque Press in 2010. With Amy King, Ana co-curates The Stain of Poetry reading series in Brooklyn, and is co-editing an anthology, The Urban Poetic, forthcoming from Factory School. She works at the Center for the Humanities of The Graduate Center, CUNY. For more, please visit nightcommute.org.