Featuring: Matthew Lippman & Susan Wheeler
May 17th at 7:30pm
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street
Matthew Lippman's first book, The New Year of Yellow, won the Kathryn A. Morton Poetry Prize and is published by Sarabande Books. His second book, The Monkey Bars, will be published in 2010 by Typecast Press. He currently lives in the Boston area and teaches high school students at Beaver Country Day School.
Susan Wheeler is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Assorted Poems from Farrar, Straus & Giroux, and a novel, Record Palace. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she teaches at Princeton University.
The Monday Night Poetry Series at KGB Bar, founded by David Lehman and Star Black and currently hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone is always at 7:30 and always FREE.