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KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present our season finale . . . Dan Chiasson + Deborah Landau May 16 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 <tel:212-505-3360> ***** Deborah Landau is the author of two collections of poetry, Orchidelirium and The Last Usable Hour (forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press). Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Paris Review, Tin House, The Kenyon Review, and The Best American Erotic Poems. For many... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present... Dorothea Lasky, Star Black + David Yezzi May 2 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 <tel:212-505-3360> ***** Dorothea Lasky is the author of Black Life and AWE, both out from Wave Books. She is also the author of numerous chapbooks, including Poetry is Not a Project (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). She lives in New York City. Read some of her poems in The Awl <http://www.theawl.com/2010/05/the-poetry-section-dorothea-lasky> . Star Black's... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
Monday Night Poetry at KGB Bar is proud to present Saskia Hamilton + Karl Kirchwey! Monday, April 18 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 <tel:212-505-3360> Saskia Hamilton is the author of As for Dream (2001) and Divide These (2005), the editor of The Letters of Robert Lowell (2005), and the co-editor of Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell (2008). Her most recent work is in Joining Music with Reason: 34... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
KGB Monday Night Poetry is proud to present... Matthew Zapruder + Eileen Myles Monday, April 11 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 <tel:212-505-3360> ***** Matthew Zapruder is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Come On All You Ghosts (Copper Canyon), winner of the 2010 Goodreads Readers' Choice award for poetry, and selected as one of the top 5 poetry books of 2010 by Publishers Weekly, and as the 2010 Booklist Editors' Choice for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present... Brian Teare + Jean Valentine Monday, April 4 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 <tel:212-505-3360> ***** Brian Teare is a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and the recipient of poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony and the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts. He has published three full-length books, The Room Where I Was Born, Sight Map, and Pleasure, as well... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present... Matthew Yeager + David Lehman Monday, March 28 Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 <tel:212-505-3360> ***** Matthew Yeager's poems have appeared recently in the journals Bat City Review, Supermachine, New York Quarterly, Gulf Coast, and the anthologies Best American Poetry 2005 and Best American Poetry 2010. His short film "A Big Ball of Foil in a Small NY Apartment," was an official selection at twelve film festivals in 2009-2010, picking up two awards. Recent accolades include the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present... ourselves! Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez + Michael Quattrone We are having a reading to celebrate Laura winning the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize <http://www.perseabooks.com/poetryprize.php> from Persea Press & to give Michael a proper send-off. He is hosting his final season after 4 years of curating the series & graciously hosting more than 100 poets at KGB Bar. And did we mention its our birthday month? Monday, March 21 Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 ***** Laura Cronk's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
March 14 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: <tel:212-505-3360> 212-505-3360 <tel:212-505-3360> ***** Elizabeth Fodaski is the author of Fracas (Krupskaya, 1999) and Document (Roof Books, 2010). Recent work has appeared in Jacket, The Brooklyn Rail, and Fence. She teaches English at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn. Read her work in The Brooklyn Rail Edward Hirsch, a MacArthur Fellow, has recently published The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems, which brings together thirty-five years of poetry from seven previous... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
March 7 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> KGB Bar * 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 ***** Erika Meitner is the author of three books of poems: Inventory at the All-night Drugstore and Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls, both from Anhinga Press, and Ideal Cities, which was a 2009 National Poetry Series winner and was published in 2010 by Harper Perennial. Her poems have appeared in publications including Tin House, The New Republic, American Poetry Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present: A night with Bloof Books poets! Shanna Compton, Peter Davis + Jennifer L. Knox Monday, February 28, 2011 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE 85 East 4th Street , NYC Phone: 212-505-3360 Shanna Compton's is the author of For Girls (& Others) (Bloof Books, 2008), Down Spooky (Winnow, 2005), Scurrilous Toy (Dusie Kollektiv, 2007), Big Confetti (with Shafer Hall, Half Empty/Half Full, 2004), and the editor of GAMERS: Artists, Writers & Programmers on the Pleasures of Pixels (Soft Skull, 2004). Her poems... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
Dear Devotees of the Word, KGB Monday Night Poetry will be back in 2 weeks! We're proud to present our spring line-up below. We're certain you shan't fail to note it includes luminaries & upstarts, a range of voices, styles, literary presses & aesthetic philosophies... In short, a spectrum which no doubt presents at least one night where your presence at the bar will be indispensable. Mark your calendars, and we will see you soon! In solidarity, Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez & Michael Quattrone Co-Curators *** KGB Monday Night Poetry, Spring 2011 February 21 Jeremy Schmall + Anthony McCann February... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at The Best American Poetry
December 6 With special guest host David Lehman Series curated by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE KGB Bar * 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 * www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> Alex Phillips is poet in residence in Cushman Village, Amherst, and is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts. His book of poems, Crash Dome <http://www.factoryhollowpress.com/store.html> , is just out from Factory Hollow Press. Star Black's poems have been anthologized in The Penguin Book of The Sonnet, 110 Stories: New York Writers After September 11, and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
November 29 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE KGB Bar * 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 * www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> Ben Mirov is the editor of paxjournal.com and the author of the book of poems Ghost Machine. He is a graduate of the New School Writing Program lives in New York. Reb Livingston is the author of God Damsel (No Tell Books, 2010), Your Favorite Ten Words (Coconut Books, 2007) and co-editor of The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel anthology series. She’s also... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
November 22 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE KGB Bar * 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 * www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> Monica Youn, the author of Ignatz (Four Way Books 2010) and Barter (Graywolf, 2003), lives in New York. For her work on Ignatz, she has been nominated for the National Book Award, awarded the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, and residencies from the MacDowell Colony, the Corporation of Yaddo, and the Rockefeller Foundation. She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton, a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
November 15 Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone Reading starts at 7:30pm Admission is FREE KGB Bar * 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 * www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/> Rae Armantrout won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book, Versed, which also won the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award. She is a professor of writing and literature at the University of California, San Diego, and the author of ten books of poetry. Cornelius Eady is the author of eight books of poetry, including Hardheaded Weather: New and Selected Poems (Putnam,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Michael Klein's books are: then, we were still living, poems; Track Conditions, a memoir; The End of Being Known, a memoir; and 1990, a book of poems which tied with James Schuyler to win a Lambda Literary Award in 1993. He has taught at the City College of New York, Sarah Lawrence College, Binghamton University and for the past 15 years in the MFA Program at Goddard College in Port Townsend, Washington. He is also part of thesummer faculty at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, where he was a Fellow in 1990. He is currently working on a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Craig Morgan Teicher is the author of Brenda Is In The Room And Other Poems and Cradle Book: Stories & Fables. He is a VP on the board of the National Book Critics Circle, a senior editor at Publishers Weekly, and teaches creative writing at The New School, among other places. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son. Geoffrey Nutter is originally from California, but now lives in New York. He attended the University of Iowa, where he was awarded an Academy of American Poets prize by Mark Strand. His previous books are A Summer Evening, Water's Leaves... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Catherine Barnett is the recipient of a 2006 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2004 Whiting Award, the 2004 Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers, and a Pushcart Prize. Her book, Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced, won the 2003 Beatrice Hawley Award and was published in spring 2004 by Alice James Books. Her poems have been published in Gulf Coast, Pleiades, The Washington Post, Barrow Street, Shenandoah, The Massachusetts Review, and The Iowa Review. Barnett also teaches at NYU, where she was recently honored with an Outstanding Service Award. David Lehman is one of the founders of the Monday Night Poetry Series... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Monday Night Poetry at KGB Bar co-sponsors a reading with Cave Canem. Featuring . . . Mahogany L. Browne is the author of several books, including her latest collection of poems Swag, and the editor of the women's anthology His Rib: Stories, Poems & Essays by HER. She has released five LPs including the live album Sheroshima. As co-founder of the Off Broadway poetry production Jam On It, and co-producer of New York City's first performance poetry festival, SoundBites, Mahogany bridges the gap between lyrical poetry and literary emcee. She facilitates performance poetry and writing workshops throughout the country, focusing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Gina Myers is the author of the full-length poetry collection A Model Year (Coconut Books, 2009) and several chapbooks, including Behind the R (ypolita press, 2008) and Heartbreaking Machines, a collaboration with Nate Pritts (Lazy Frog, 2010). She lives in Saginaw, MI where she works as the Book Review Editor for NewPages (http://newpages.com/) and H_NGM_N (http://h-ngm-n.com/), and as the Associate Editor for 360 Main Street (http://360MainStreet.com/). Anne Tardos is a poet, composer, and visual artist. She is the author of several books of poetry and the multimedia performance work and radio play Among Men. A selection of her readings and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Join us for a spectacular night of poetry! The prolific New York poet (by way of New Orleans) Nicole Cooley will read with Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Schultz. Nicole Cooley grew up in New Orleans. In 2010, she will publish two books of poetry, Breach, to be published by LSU Press in April 2010, which focuses on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and Milk Dress, co-winner of the Kinereth Gensler Award, to appear with Alice James Books in November. She has published two other books of poems and a novel. She has been awarded the Walt Whitman Award from the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Monday Night Poetry at KGB Bar features the queer poetry salon, the Wilde Boys, with readings by Mark Bibbins, Paul Legault, Jason Schneiderman & Mark Wunderlich, presented by salon founder Alex Dimitrov. Mark Bibbins is the author of The Dance of No Hard Feelings and Sky Lounge, which received a Lambda Literary Award. His poems have been published in the Paris Review, Poetry, Yale Review, and other journals. He has been the recipient of a Poetry Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts and teaches at Columbia University and The New School. Mark Wunderlich is the author of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
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The KGB Bar Monday Night Poetry Reading Series kicks off its new fall season this Monday, September 13, with a trip across the pond. "Untameable and anarchic" Irish poet Rita Ann Higgins will be joined by New York ambassador, Philip Fried. Please join us at 7:30 PM! Rita Ann Higgins was born in Galway, Ireland. One of 13 children, she left school at 14 and was in her late 20's when she starting writing. She has published eight collections of poetry, five with Salmon publishing and three with Bloodaxe including Throw in the Vowels: New and Selected Poems 2005, reissued... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Monday Night Poetry at KGB Bar welcomes Malinda Markham and Bin Ramke! Malinda Markham's first book of poems, Ninety-five Nights of Listening, won the Bread Loaf Bakeless Prize. Her second book, Having Cut the Sparrow's Heart won the Green Rose prize and was recently published by New Issues Press. She has also published translations of post-war and contemporary Japanese women's poetry. She lives in New York, where she works as a translator. Bin Ramke's tenth book of poems, Theory of the Mind: New and Selected Poems was recently published by Omnidawn. He teaches at the University of Denver where he... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at The Best American Poetry
Monday Night Poetry Series at KGB Bar Presents . . . Julie Sheehan is a 2008 recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and author of two poetry collections, Orient Point, which won the Barnard Women Poets Prize, and Thaw, winner of the Poets Out Loud prize from Fordham University. Other honors include a 2009 NYFA Fellowship in Poetry, the Elizabeth Matchett Stover Award from Southwest Review, the Robert H. Winner prize from Poetry Society of America, and, from Paris Review, the Bernard F. Conners prize. Her poems have appeared in many magazines and such anthologies as The Best American Poetry... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at The Best American Poetry