KGB Poetry welcomes an irresistible pair of Hanging Loose poets: Elizabeth Swados and Robert Hershon!
Perhaps best known for her Broadway and international smash hit Runaways, Elizabeth Swados has composed, written and directed for over thirty years. Her theatrical works have been performed on Broadway, off-Broadway, at La MaMa, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Carnegie Hall, and locations all over the world. Her literary career includes novels, non-fiction books, children’s books and now her first collection of poetry, The One and Only Human Galaxy, about the life of Houdini and escapism, has been published by Hanging Loose Press. Awards include the KEN Book Award, five Tony nominations, three Obie Awards, Guggenheim Fellowship, Ford Grant, Helen Hayes Award, PEN Citation and others.
Robert Hershon has written 12 books of poetry, most recently Calls from the Outside World, and has won two NEA fellowships and three from New York State. He is co-editor of Hanging Loose Press and executive director of The Print Center.
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