This week we welcome Mark Eleveld as our guest blogger. Eleveld is the editor of the best-selling poetry anthologies, 'The Spoken Word Revolution' & 'Redux' (Sourcebooks Publishing). He is a high school English teacher, co-owner of EM Press (em-press.com) and, most recently, producer of 'Slam the Radio', a poetry radio show on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, channel 117/163. Welcome, Mark.
In other news:
In honor of National Poetry Month: One month of poets' tattoos over at Tattoosday!
Coming Up at The New School (66 West 12th Street, Room 510):
Monday, April 6, 6:30 PM David Lehman will lecture on W. H. Auden's poetry at 6:30 PM. To prepare, read the Auden selections in The Oxford Book of American Poetry. Among the poems Lehman will address are "Musee des Beaux Arts," "September 1, 1939," "In Memory of W. B. Yeats," and "Under Which Lyre."
Tuesday, April 7, 6:30 PM Paul Violi will read his poems and converse with David Lehman.